Building out our innovation ecosystem in design and thinking

Paul Hobcraft

Finding the new building blocks of innovation ecosystem design and thinking. Why change our thinking and designing around innovation ecosystems?“. constrained by the current often disjointed innovation system and design they have adopted, built in piecemeal fashion over the years.

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How Design Thinking Promotes Innovation

IdeaScale

It’s well known that design thinking is a creative problem-solving process, which focuses on reaching solutions that were previously inaccessible. In this article, we’ll discuss design thinking and the impact that using it can have on the innovative process.

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Podcast S7E158: Ayse Birsel – Design the life you love

Idea to Value

In this episode of the Idea to Value podcast , we speak with award winning designer Ayse Birsel. Without knowing it, you are likely to have used something she has designed in your own life. Topics covered in this episode: 00:01:30 – Ayse’s journey to becoming a designer.

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Design Thinking for Teachers

InnovationTraining.org

Design thinking in the classroom has exploded in the last few years! In this blog, we’ll walk you through design thinking with resources, videos, guides, and more designed specifically for teachers in the educational space. What is Design Thinking?

How To Design Your Next Roadmap with Data-Driven Pit Stops Masterclass

Speaker: Sonia Singhal, Product Manager at eBay

Sonia Singhal, Product Manager at Design My Trips, knows just how to help you generate value from your data. She will walk you through a data-driven roadmap designed to increase your workflow during your decision-making process.

Design Thinking Applied to M&A Integration

Tullio Siragusa

Design Thinking Applied to M&A Integration. The failure rate increases due to insufficient integration design and planning or faulty integration planning. Most of the failures point to a lack of design and alignment with people’s needs. What is Design Thinking?

Innovations Degrees of Connectivity, Interactivity and Sharing for Ecosystem Design

Paul Hobcraft

The three degrees of ecosystem design- the innovating equation. In any ecosystem thinking and design, we do need to find this “sweet spot” for encouraging more innovation.

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Design Thinking and Design Abilities

InnovationTraining.org

It is likely that many of you have heard of, worked with or are experts in design thinking. Design thinking is a creative problem solving methodology brought to the forefront by IDEO at least two decades ago (read: it’s old). Learn More About Design Thinking.

Podcast S4E84: Uli Weinberg – How Design Thinking has changed

Idea to Value

In today’s episode of the Idea to Value Podcast, we speak with Prof Uli Weinberg, Director der HPI School of Design Thinking and President of the Global Design Thinking Alliance. 00:04:00 – How Design Thinking began at the HPI more than 15 years ago.

Facilitating the Innovation Ecosystem Design

Paul Hobcraft

To be honest I am not sure if it conveys as much as I would like, to reflect on differences when you come to working in innovation ecosystem designs. To get groups to think more openly about considering innovation in a more ecosystem approach to design and interaction I like to often refer to my mind maps to trigger discussions. You might offer the product, they the service, the logistics, the linkages into technology designed into your innovation, etc.,

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Design Thinking Can Help Grow Sales

Tullio Siragusa

Design Thinking Can Help Grow Sales. Many businesses, in recent years, have started implementing Design Thinking to achieve more productive and profitable results. Identifying and understanding people’s preferences in designing products and services is key to growing sales.

Design and Run Experiments That Actually Progress Your Business

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

Experimenting as a way to explore new products, services, and business models can help eliminate the guesswork involved in building something your customers actually value. That said, it's often quite tricky to take your vision and figure out the first experiment to run. How do you get started? How can you ensure your experiments are well-designed? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently an Innovation Coach at Kromatic, as he walks us through how we can figure out the right experiments to run for any product or service, and in organizations of all sizes.

Design Thinking Rooted in Empathy Enables Innovation

Tullio Siragusa

Empathy is one of the best virtues to have as a leader of an organization or a group of people dedicated to achieving any cause, but it’s not exclusively valuable just to leaders.

Design Thinking Applied to Re-Organizations

Tullio Siragusa

Design Thinking Applied to Re-Organizations. Reorganizing a company to solve complex problems, introduce innovation, improve business operations, and identify market opportunities requires design. What is Design Thinking? Five Design Thinking Steps to Reorganization.

Sustainability will increasingly come through innovation ecosystem designs

Paul Hobcraft

The reward by customers comes from the value of resolving growing complex problems, which is increasingly coming through this understanding of ecosystem design and collaborative endeavours. The investment in the front end of ecosystem design, in finding like-minded partners, becomes critical.

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Improve Customer Success with Design Thinking

Tullio Siragusa

Improve Customer Success with Design Thinking. Implementing Design Thinking can help with customer success. . Design Thinking can help better focus on the demands of customers and support people’s needs by providing them with appropriate products and services. .

Emerging Trends in Design Thinking Innovation

Tullio Siragusa

Emerging Trends in Design Thinking Innovation. Design Thinking was started as a process to create new technology and products. The Design Thinking methodology has been applied, practiced, and popularized by the design consulting firm IDEO. Why is Design Thinking Important?

The 3 Principles that Lead to Better Collaboration Between Design and Product Management Teams

Speaker: Felix Watson Jr., Product Manager at Google, and Terrell Cobb, Designer at Microsoft

In this webinar, Felix Watson and Terrell Cobb will teach you three principles that will help you gain alignment between both Designers and PMs.

Fix the Problem or Design it Out?

Braden Kelley

Plastic straws consistently make … Continue reading → Design Innovation Psychology behavioral design California Design Thinking Human-centered Design Human-centered Innovation Seattle StarbucksLet’s start with the problem. According to The Plastic Pollution Coalition (January 3, 2017) – “It’s National Drinking Straw Day! Each day, more than 500 million plastic straws are used and discarded in the U.S. alone.

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Design Thinking Case Studies

InnovationTraining.org

Find examples of how design thinking is used to solve problems, prototype, and innovate. As more organizations and companies across the world adopt design thinking into their operations, it becomes even more obvious just how essential innovation is for continued success and growth.

Design Thinking the People-centric Modern Organization

Tullio Siragusa

Design Thinking the People-centric Modern Organization. Designed thinking can be leveraged to create better and more empathy-based organizations. . Empathy, along with self-awareness are the most important cornerstones of emotional intelligence, and foundational to design thinking. .

Design Thinking Exercises and Activities

InnovationTraining.org

Learn about some of the most popular activities and exercises for design thinking. Here at Innovation Training, we’ve spent over a decade studying and applying design thinking techniques to help organizations and individuals create real, innovative change. Design Thinking

Rapid Experimentation at Every Stage of Product Development

Speaker: Tanya Koshy, VP of Product, UserTesting

Experimentation isn't something you do once you have designs or once you’ve built the product; it's important to validate early and often to better understand your customer, their needs, and the market opportunity. Join Tanya Koshy, VP of Product at UserTesting, as she explores how, by using customer feedback at every stage of the product development process, you can better and more quickly iterate on your product ideas. Ultimately, this rapid experimentation during development will enable you to deliver customer value faster.

Generative Design: A new form of computer creativity

Idea to Value

Up until recently, most of the things we bought were designed by humans. Everything could be traced back to an individual or team who set out to design products with the ideal the combination of form and function. Welcome to the world of Generative Design.

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Designing Strong Experiments

Franziska Beeler and Tendayi Viki

After we have chosen our experiment, it’s important that we spend some time designing it well. Well designed experiments can further strengthen the evidence we get, which will increase our confidence in making decisions When testing our business ideas, choosing the right experiment is just the beginning.

Balancing Function, Design, Process and Structure for Creative Tension

Paul Hobcraft

In the fourth conversation between Jeffrey Phillips and myself around parts of the Executive Innovation Work Mat, we took on several different issues around the design, function, structure and process needs for innovation. Most of the rigidity needs to be designed out.

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Designing Unique Workshops is hard work

Paul Hobcraft

I believe any design of workshops must meet your needs, to push the thinking and to generate new returns in innovation understanding. Building the workshop it is deliberately designed to help you need to think through many areas of productive innovation opportunity.

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The Science of High-Impact Experimentation

Speaker: Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach, H2R Product Science

Too many product teams don't know what to test, which leads to poorly designed experiments and unclear results. How can a product manager be certain they’re making effective decisions when it comes to experimentation? Join Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach at H2R Product Science, as she walks us through the entire experimentation process, from deciding what to test to sharing the results with stakeholders, to illustrate what strong testing practices look like and how they can be implemented in every organization.

Design Thinking Human-centered Approach to Innovation

Tullio Siragusa

Design Thinking Human-centered Approach to Innovation. This is where Design Thinking steps in to create better solutions, services, and experiences to solve our current problems. . At the root of effective Design Thinking methodologies is empathy and emotional intelligence.

Design Thinking Empathy Training

InnovationTraining.org

Learn how to gain empathy when practicing design thinking. Empathy is an important element in design thinking and human-centered design. Empathy in Design Thinking: What It Is. Design Thinking Leadership

Gain Better User Adoption the Design Thinking Way

Tullio Siragusa

Gain Better User Adoption the Design Thinking Way. Companies should always consider the design of user adoption as a primary part of their entire product life cycle. What Is Design Thinking? Design Thinking assists organizations in creating value for people.

Design Thinking Is Not A Safe Way To Be Creative

Game-Changer

“If you think design thinking is a cookie-cutter, templatised way to “safely” be creative, think again.” Most people don't pick design as a profession because they need structures, definitions and measurable progress.

How to Empower Your Users So You Can Create a Great Product

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Join Johanna Rothman, Author and Consultant, for her session that will discuss why instead of designing for the users, product people and their teams should collaborate with empowered users to create a great product together.

Designing Your Organization for Transformation

Innovation Excellence

GUEST POST from Greg Satell The March on Washington, in which Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech, is one of the most iconic events in American history.

Behavioral Design Training

InnovationTraining.org

Find training resources related to behavioral design. Popularized by Stanford University Behavior Design Lab founder Dr. BJ Fogg, behavioral design thinking is a model and theory that seeks to understand behavior and the role it plays on consumer action. Design Thinking

Recession Proof Your Business the Design Thinking Way

Tullio Siragusa

Recession Proof Your Business the Design Thinking Way. With some strategic Design Thinking methodologies, you can protect your business from falling apart and improve it so you can grow. What Is Design Thinking? Design Thinking assists organizations in creating value for people.

Methods to Generate Ideas in Design Thinking

InnovationTraining.org

This article is part 5 in a series designed to explore the design thinking process. Vague statements such as, “Customer X likes cars,” don’t do much to inform your design thinking. Review these other articles on our design thinking and innovation blog. Design Thinking

How User Acceptance Testing Can Save You Time and Money

Speaker: J.B. Siegel, VP of Client Services, Seamgen

Before a new product or feature goes into development, you have to gauge whether it will be a worthwhile investment. But what’s the best way to do so - and how can you get honest insights from your end users? Join J.B. Siegel, VP of Client Services at Seamgen, as he explores how to use wireframes and clickable prototypes to validate your product. He’ll discuss how user testing allows you to really understand your users - and how to use the insights to inform your product strategy.

Chrishell Stause on Designing the Smart Home of Your Dreams

Business and Tech

The post Chrishell Stause on Designing the Smart Home of Your Dreams appeared first on Business and Tech. Actress and real estate agent Chrishell Stause gives her advice on creating a smart home that is personalized and budget-friendly.

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Designing Effective Change Tactics Starts With Viable Targets

Digital Tonto

When we’re passionate about something, we want to take action. We want to launch an initiative, start a business, hit the streets, get stuff done. Yet our bias for action can be a trap that. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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How to Design for Outcomes

Tim Kastelle

This is a lesson that Timothy Prestero and his organisation Design that Matters learned painfully. In 2010, DtM came out with an incubator designed for use in developing countries that won a ton of awards. The difference this time is that instead of designing for inspiration, they designed for outcomes. They didn’t just design for the customer, they also designed for the business. It’s always a bit dangerous to be “inspirational.”

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Jeanne Liedtka Books on Innovation and Design Thinking

InnovationTraining.org

These top Jeanne Liedtka’s books are a great source of information on innovation and design thinking. Designing for Growth: A Design Thinking Tool Kit for Managers. The Designing for Growth Field Book: A Step-by-Step Project Guide. Design Thinking Innovation

A Masterclass in How to Navigate the Messy Connection Between Work and Value in Your Team

Speaker: Dave West, CEO of Scrum.org

In this talk, Dave West, CEO of Scrum.org, discusses the interesting, messy connection between work and value. He outlines how changes to the Scrum Guide have shone a spotlight on the challenge that many teams face when delivering more value.