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A New Approach to Learning, "Design Thinking" Comes to Flint Hill School

As the curriculum coordinator and dean of faculty at Flint Hill School in Oakton, Emily Sanderson has been hearing buzz about a popular new approach …

High School

How Good Designers Think

We all know that really good designers somehow think differently from you and me about new products. But just exactly what does this difference consist of? The best summary of what makes really good designers tick was a simple post by Bruce Nussbaum back in 2007. Since reading that I’ve often …

Brian Chesky: Design-Thinking Is the Future | Inc.com

Could design-thinking solve Airbnb's biggest challenges?<p>During his presentation at the Bloomberg Businessweek's first annual Design 2013 conference this week, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky spoke frankly about the power of design.<p>He said, first, that it was essential for technology companies to give …

Design

Design thinking & its pioneers, the Kelley brothers, keep on truckin’

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Image courtesy of Andy Bardill<p>Listening to the Kelley brothers — the Midwestern business men behind design firm IDEO …

The Startup Design Toolkit - a design-thinking approach to startups and product Management - alerios

When PMs or entrepreneurs tackle a new product venture, they need to acquire and combine skills and tools from the Development, Business and Design fields. In this session, the following topics will be introduced:<p>- Is there really a formula for new product or startup success?<p>- What is …

Product Management

Sharing fast and slow: The psychological connection between how we think and how we spread news on social media

What drives sharing? It’s a mix of attention, emotion, and reaction. Here’s hard data on which news stories took off and which didn’t on social.<p><b>Editor’s note</b>: This summer, we told you about the work of Sonya Song, the current Knight-Mozilla Fellow at The Boston Globe, who was working on a major …