Crowdsourcing Case Study: Polaris Industries

Planview Spigit

Polaris Industries’ crowdsourcing case study is inspiring people both internally and externally—and their story is still relevant today. A few years later, an industrial designer and vehicle dynamics engineer conceptualized the Polaris Slingshot, a new form of three-wheel motorcycle that would shatter preconceptions about hybrid or trike-style bikes and attract an entirely new buyer segment. Making the Case for Spigit—Crowdsourcing breakthrough innovation at Polaris.

Case Study: Regional SME Development Project Brings Innovation Lift to Manufacturing Hub

Innovation 360 Group

Acknowledging the need for pursuing deeper impact over a wider area, the Growkomp Regional Development Project was designed to develop the innovation capacities of 22 manufacturing companies in the Småland regionof Sweden over a two-year period. Blog case study GrowKomp

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Case Study: How to Build a Digital User Experience Monitoring System

Boxes and Arrows

In this case study, we describe our user experience monitoring system at Qualtrics. [1] We start our case study by describing our system; from there, we’ll share our process for creating this system and share some advice. Journal of Usability Studies. Case Studies

Case Study: Saving the World from Bio-Disaster

Taivara

Case Study. This project would be a huge stepping stone for the multi-billion dollar organization. We established core design patterns so that future changes and additions to the UI could be quick and simple. Case Study: Saving the World from Bio-Disaster.

Case study of agile and UCD working together

Boxes and Arrows

Large scale websites require groups of specialists to design and develop a product that will be a commercial success. This case study shows how the ComputerWeekly user experience team integrated with an agile development group. People make or break any project.

Control and Community: A Case Study of Enterprise Wiki Usage

Boxes and Arrows

In particular, I am seeking insight from this case study into the “balance of power” tension. The example on which these reflections are based is a project within the software company CorVu [1] to improve the technical knowledge base related to the products we sell.

Developing and Scaling a New System for a Non-Profit Serving Seniors in their Homes

Inceodia

In this project we partnered with a non-profit medical research organization that addresses the cost of healthcare and improving healthcare delivery in homes, hospitals, and community-based organizations, primarily through developing high-quality, lower-cost models of care for seniors.

One Weird Thing About Customer Satisfaction

IdeaScale

Perhaps their most effective strategy was the extensive planning and design surrounding the implementation of the innovation initiative. As a result, Banchile was able to identify five new projects through their first campaign that will help to improve customer satisfaction company-wide.

Trial & Error: What Thomas Edison Can Teach Businesses Today

Daniel Burrus

Studies have shown it can take upwards of 3,000 ideas to produce one product or service that goes on to be a commercial success. New” Coke: A Case Study in Fast Failure. GE’s FastWorks: A Successful Case Study.

Non-Profit Innovation: NCARB Brings New Product to Market

Moves the Needle

How The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards Used Lean Innovation to Create New Value for Their Customers Take this Case Study with you! Download the PDF version of this case study to take with you for reference.

Creating the Persuasive Pattern card deck

Boxes and Arrows

One of our finest tasks as designers is to filter the abundance of choice into easily digestible bits. This requires an endeavor into product psychology and the art of designing with purpose and intent. Stakeholders in design. All design has at least two stakeholders.

How Edmunds.com Used Lean Innovation to Make Their Mission a Reality

Moves the Needle

Lean Innovation Case Study: Bringing a New Product to Market Don’t have time to read the whole article? Download this case study to show to your team, colleagues or boss: DOWNload Case Study.

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How Schibsted Media Group Used Empathy and Evidence to Validate New Ideas

Moves the Needle

Schibsted Media Group Case Study Founded in 1839, Schibsted Media Group is a Norwegian media group with operations in 29 countries, the most important being Norway and Sweden. Download this case study to save for your records or to show to your leadership team here: Download Case Study.

How SAY San Diego is Using Lean Innovation to Create Real Change

Moves the Needle

Co-Authored by Heather Hiscox and Amelia Klawon Get the full case study to save for your records or to show to your leadership team here: Download Case Study. Project Goals, Proposed Solutions, and Key Results When we first met SAY San Diego, they had already identified their challenges. per hour for an employee, a savings of a projected $206,000 over a six-month period ($13,000 per month). Case Study Social Impact

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Students Under-Served by Higher Education

Inceodia

Heavily steeped in the traditional model of on-campus students who dedicate their university time exclusively to their studies, they were excluding a large portion of potential students who were just as dedicated to academic success. Case Studies Adjacent business strategy

From end to end: why the union of Design Thinking and Agile has been so successful

mjvinnovation

Design Thinking: Think of solutions, solve situations and problems, close the gaps that need filling in. It is Design Thinking that will pave the way to traveling assertively. Design Thinking: What is the human need behind the business need? The Cases. Project.

The Power of Collaboration

Boxes and Arrows

My graduate school thesis project was to create a learning resource for an Aboriginal literature course for Aboriginal students at the University of Alberta. My final project was a prototype design that I then tested in paper form. Importance of Visual Design.

Honing Your Research Skills Through Ad-hoc Contextual Inquiry

Boxes and Arrows

It’s common in our field to hear that we don’t get enough time to regularly practice all the types of research available to us, and that’s often true, given tight project deadlines and limited resources. She was using an app on an tablet that was attached to a large case with a battery pack, which she carried over her shoulder. The system, I have to assume, was designed to use as few screens as possible. Case Studies Discovery, Research, and Testing Learning From Others

Content Strategy — in 3D!

Boxes and Arrows

The church had met a design challenge by constructing a narrative in an environment that advanced its messaging goals and met the goals of its audience. That wall is crying out for a projection! This strategic vision helped guide our design choices throughout the project.

My New Project — Unpacking the Innovator’s Gift

Leanstack

I’m working on my most ambitious project yet. This is the essence of Continuous Innovation …And yes, there is a step-by-step framework for doing this…And exactly what this new project is all about codifying as a framework. See play-by-play case-studies.

Improve Your Project Management Systems With the Five Levels of Maturity

AureaWorks

The success of project management strategies within an organization can be measured in five stages of maturity. Even companies that seem to hit their deadlines and complete projects on budget can lack maturity without the right management systems. Case Study: Brandenburg Airport.

How to Get Buy-in for Your Innovation Project

Planview Spigit

Getting (and retaining ) buy-in from decision makers for innovation projects is often the stumbling block that many a corporate innovator and intrapreneur faces. However, this need not be the case. Case Studies. Editor’s note: this is a guest post by Steve Glaveski.

Are Design Patterns an Anti-pattern?

Boxes and Arrows

Design patterns are generally considered a good thing, but do they actually help run a user experience group? As a user experience group manager and an observer (and sponsor) of design pattern exercises, I’ve come to have serious questions about their actual utility.

How to Get Buy-in for Your Innovation Project

Planview Spigit

Getting (and retaining ) buy-in from decision makers for innovation projects is often the stumbling block that many a corporate innovator and intrapreneur faces. However, this need not be the case. Case Studies. Editor’s note: this is a guest post by Steve Glaveski.

The Distant Summit of Enterprise Design

Boxes and Arrows

As I sat down to write this review, I found the mountain climbing as a metaphor for enterprise design sticking with me. Milan Guenther’s book Intersection does an excellent job of showing us the view of enterprise design from the top of the mountain. On page 183, the author seems to reveal the why of what we’re reading: “The intent of the Enterprise Design approach is to capture the enterprise in both design context and subject in a holistic fashion.

Making the Case for a Design-Led Transformation

Boxes and Arrows

Given all the local and systemic challenges in healthcare, designers have the opportunity to make an impact in a high-risk environment that can be one day be linked directly to the improvement of patient outcomes. Design for Care , by Peter Jones, makes the case for a design-led transformation across the entire spectrum of healthcare to help solve these various problems. Traditional Design (traditional craft design processes). Design 2.0: Design 3.0:

Are We Taking the “U” Out of UX?

Boxes and Arrows

What is a UX designer? Some excerpts: Work with the development team to follow a user-centered design approach as you work collaboratively to brainstorm and design innovative solutions to complex problems. I think it’s a visual designer who can prototype.

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Business Model Shifts: A Sneak Peek at the Invincible Company

Strategyzer Innovation

The book builds upon Business Model Generation and Value Proposition Design. This is just a sampling of some of our new case studies which we can’t wait to share with you. If you’d like to keep up to date on our upcoming project, sign up here. Have you heard?

Why You Need An Innovation Coach

Inceodia

You’ve gone through training or read about things like design thinking and lean startup. But somehow the project doesn’t go as smoothly as the exercises and cases studies you read through. This doesn’t mean that the innovation methods you learned don’t apply; it means you need to be intentional as you apply them, thinking about how they will work in your organization and iterating on the design of your organization’s unique innovation blueprint.

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Scaling-Up: The Foundation

Integrative Innovation

Its uniqueness lies in designing a distinct ‘Playing Field’ between the explorative (radical or disruptive) innovation domain, managed by corporate units and the exploitative (mostly incremental) innovation domain, managed by BUs. Design Thinking, Lean Start-up or Sprints).

Yellow Belt Grading – Washington DC

Innovation 360 Group

Organisational Design, Implementation and Change. o Two Case studies – from analysis, design to implementing an innovation system. o Linking Strategic Initiatives and Innovation: Methods, templates and cases. o Assessing complex organizations: Methods, templates and cases. o Designing transformation programs for organisations. o Using the Competence Survey in change projects.

Yellow Belt Grading – Stockholm

Innovation 360 Group

Organisational Design, Implementation and Change. o Two Case studies – from analysis, design to implementing an innovation system. o Linking Strategic Initiatives and Innovation: Methods, templates and cases. o Assessing complex organizations: Methods, templates and cases. o Designing transformation programs for organisations. o Using the Competence Survey in change projects.

Gear up for Innovation Success as Licensed Practitioner

Innovation 360 Group

How to design a project plan and roll out. Case study and lessons learned. Authority and excellence in execution are the pillars of success as a Licensed Practitioner. On March 1, Innovation360 presents two new powerful tools to establish both in your practice. Join us for this information-rich, interactive webinar: Gear up for Innovation Success as Licensed Practitioner, on March 1st at 8am EST (GMT -5). There is no cost to attend.

50+ Business Cases on Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Open Innovation EU

During a course we developed at Avans University this winter, we asked students to gather relevant business cases on innovation and entrepreneurship in order to analyse them and prepare discussions around organization design. Part of the cases are in Dutch.

Business Lessons from Sports Icons: Failure is Just Part of the Game 

Daniel Burrus

Studies have shown it can take upwards of 3,000 ideas to produce one product or service that goes on to be a commercial success. New” Coke: A Case Study in Fast Failure. GE’s FastWorks: A Successful Case Study.

Yellow Belt Grading – Stockholm

Innovation 360

Organisational Design, Implementation and Change. o Two Case studies – from analysis, design to implementing an innovation system. o Linking Strategic Initiatives and Innovation: Methods, templates and cases. o Assessing complex organizations: Methods, templates and cases. o Designing transformation programs for organisations. o Using the Competence Survey in change projects.

Yellow Belt Grading – Stockholm

Innovation 360

Organisational Design, Implementation and Change. o Two Case studies – from analysis, design to implementing an innovation system. o Linking Strategic Initiatives and Innovation: Methods, templates and cases. o Assessing complex organizations: Methods, templates and cases. o Designing transformation programs for organisations. o Using the Competence Survey in change projects.

How to Avoid Innovation Blockers and Activate Amplifiers

Innovation 360 Group

We’ve put together some advice on how to move past the blockers and turn on the amplifiers: The First Design Decision. Every innovation project begins with a series of design choices, but each of these choices has implications for the sort of blocks you can expect to encounter along the path.

The Founder, Innovation On Film

Gregg Fraley

Here’s that specific clip: The sequence of events that describe the McDonald’s brothers story is a case study in American entrepreneurship. All this done 40 years before Design Thinking! Discuss prototyping, design thinking, inexpensive testing, idea refinement.

Mapping Networks

Taivara

Case Study. This design allowed for a clearer understanding of how data is organized as well as great interaction with thousands of data points through zooming, filtering, and highlighting. Case Study: Discovering Near-Term Revenue Potential. Case Study: Bringing Business Focus to Technology R&D. Case Study: Cultivating a Startup – From Seed to Harvest. Case Study: Unveiling Customer Insight. Mapping Networks.

Systems Thinking Training

InnovationTraining.org

Image Source: Disruptive Design / Medium. There are many different tools and techniques that innovators use to apply the principles of systems thinking to their project. The post Systems Thinking Training appeared first on Innovation Training | Design Thinking Workshops.

How to Engage the Business Units to Lead Innovation

CREATORS

The Corporate Innovation Leader’s role, among different things, is to lead the cultural transformation which will eventually set a fruitful ground for advanced innovation projects with fewer obstacles along the way. the employees are split into evenly matched teams across those projects.

Qmarkets & Amer Sports – An Innovative Partnership that Created Unprecedented Employee Engagement

Qmarkets

From mobile innovation solutions to analog internal marketing, gamification, and employee meeting spaces, read our case study to learn all about Amer Sports' approach to innovation today.

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