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How to Prepare and Use an Affinity Diagram

“Affinity diagrams” are a UX designer’s tool, used to capture and synthesise qualitative data. This tutorial will look at preparation, recruitment, …

UX Design

Design Thinking For Kids | Fast Company

Once the purview of business school seminars and executive education workshops, design thinking has started appearing in the classrooms of younger and younger students. The approach, which emerged out of Stanford University’s d.school, emphasizes empathy and iterative prototyping. For teachers, it …

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Innovation Leaders Create Long-Term Value

In 2015, Bob Iger, CEO of Disney, told his top 400 executives, "The riskiest thing Disney can do is maintain the status quo." Iger knows that just leveraging the traditional Disney brands like Mickey Mouse and adding theme parks is insufficient to sustain the company's growth.<p>As organizations grow, …

Innovation

Does Your Business Model Look to the Future or Just Defend the Present?

Established industries aren’t ripped apart overnight. That takes time, though when momentum builds, change happens fast. How can incumbents manage through the monumental changes currently under way? One answer is to take a cue from pivotal technology companies leading the change.<p>Many of the …

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How To Innovate Without All That Costly R&D

Every business needs to innovate in order to thrive. But as corporate research and development grows ever more expensive, it’s also becoming ever less effective. PriceWaterhouseCoopers reports that half of all companies say they are only “marginally effective” (i.e., bad) at converting R&D spending …

Innovation

Business Strategy: Are You Inside-Out or Outside-In?

An ideological gulf has opened in today’s business world, between companies that look outward for long-term value and those relying on internal …

Aligning the Organization for Its Digital Future

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Using the cloud as a platform for innovation

On-demand IT provides a strong base from which the business can test, develop and roll out creative solutions<p>The threat of disruption means CIOs and …

Innovation

MVP For Startups: Efficient Use of Time 'n' Money

This post is by Anton Shaleynikov, CEO at DashBouquet, LLC, Belarus<p><b>If you don’t drive your business, you will be driven out of business. –</b> …

Product Management

The secret cultural imperatives of the “Most Admired Organizations in the “World” (#2 of a 2-part series)

<i>“What is the common secret to their success? The answer is their organizational culture. Their unique cultural imperatives provide a clear “roadmap”</i> …

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Lean Inception

The product Is – Is not – Does – Does not<p>Paulo Caroli<p>15 March 2017<p>Sometimes, it’s easier to describe something by saying what it <i>isn't</i>. This activity …

Product Management

About the MVP or the case for de-risking a venture

The ability to understand and develop an MVP is a crucial skill in almost any company or organization. The Minimum Viable Product is a <b>working product</b> …

Product Management

Transition Design

Current Discussion Topic:<p>What is Design’s Role in Amplifying the Commons?<p>Short Course & Symposium<p>Transition Design Short Course and Symposium, June …

Design

The Invention of Empathy: Rilke, Rodin, and the Art of “Inseeing”

How a doctor, a philosopher, a poet, and a sculptor co-created the modern concept of empathy.<p>Empathy, an orientation of spirit decidedly different from sympathy, has become central to our moral universe. We celebrate it as the hallmark of a noble spirit, a pillar of social justice, and the gateway …

Empathy

Use Design Thinking to Build Commitment to a New Idea

The logic we use to understand the world as it <i>is</i> can hinder us when we seek to understand the world as it <i>could be</i>. Anyone who comes up with new ideas for a living will recognize the challenges this truism presents. It means that to get organizational support for something new, the designer needs to …

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This Lego tape turns anything into a Lego-friendly surface

Lego compatible tape is such a great idea, we’re amazed it’s not an official Lego product already.<p>Nimuno’s Lego tape is an adhesive plastic strip …

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Innovation

HfS Blueprint Report: Design Thinking In The As-a-Service Economy 2017

Mar 9, 2017 Barbra McGann Hema Santosh<p><b>What this Blueprint Report Covers:</b><p>The use and impact of Design Thinking in services engagements as it takes …

EXPERIMENT. FAIL. LEARN. REPEAT. Mug

EXPERIMENT. FAIL. LEARN. REPEAT. Mug<p><b>Content + Care</b><p>Ceramic<br>• Gently Hand Wash<br>• Black Mug, White Imprint<br>• Full wrap, "Experiment..." Graphic on both …

The changing face of business - and the part artificial intelligence has to play

<i>Technology is a key topic at the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting 2017. Watch the session on Artificial Intelligence here.</i><p>Artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

"Queremos que el pensamiento de diseño forme parte de la cultura de Ibercaja"

La entidad bancaria aragonesa ha utilizado esta metodología en necesidades reales de sus empleados, clientes, incluso de la sociedad. Desde la …

Learning Design thinking through an immersive curated personal experience

A personal account of the design processes learnt in the MIT Media Lab Design Innovation Workshop in the winters of Jan, 2015.<p>It was when I was …

Design Thinking

La necesidad de innovación regulatoria a la vista del caso Blablacar

Albert Cañigueral analizaba hace unos días en Consumo Colaborativo la sentencia del procedimiento judicial instado por Confebus contra Blablacar por …

Design Thinking and the Art of Innovation

In today's business environment, companies are challenged to implement more projects with fewer resources. New products are being rushed to market to …

Emprendimiento en España en 2015: un año para recordar

29.01.2016<p>En España hace 20 años que se fundan startups del sector tecnológico. Con la formación de empresas como Trade Inn, Edreams o Infojobs …

How to get practical results from design thinking

There are two questions I’d like to try to answer in this post:<p>Can design thinking processes be useful to product makers?<br>• What’s missing from current …

Design Thinking

Design thinking: why your bank or VC should hire an artist

In less than two years Slack Technologies has become one of the most glistening of tech’s ten-digit “unicorn” startups. If you’ve used Slack’s …

Design Thinking

Personas – Why and How You Should Use Them

<i>Personas are fictional characters, which you create based upon your research in order to represent the different user types that might use your</i> …

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