Innovating in the digital age- a terrific report

Paul Hobcraft

The report from Arthur D Little “ Innovating in the digital age- a cross-industry exploration ” has to be the one report that really stands out for me from this year. This report contributes in very helpful ways.

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A really worthwhile report on Innovation not to be missed from Innovation Leader.

Paul Hobcraft

The report provides insights from 270 innovation, R&D and strategy executives and considerable work on structuring the conclusions in highly thoughtful and valuable ways to the reader. What I do think the report is well worth you investing time to read?

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Designers as Innovators: A Report from the 2016 AIGA Awards!

Innovation Excellence

Lou Killiffer reports from, and share the distinguished profiles of, this year's AIGA Award Winners. Continue reading → Feature Of The Week AIGA artists Cultural Impact culture Design Design Awards Designers Graphic Artists Graphic Arts The Arts

The limitations, criticisms and new pathways for Design Thinking – Part two

Paul Hobcraft

This is part two of my thoughts that came out of investigating and researching design thinking in the past couple of weeks. I think design thinking seems presently fairly messy and I feel is in need of a complete reset. Where Design Thinking Can Earn its Place.

Data From 3.5 Million Employees Shows How Innovation Really Works

She had recently seen the Tom Cruise movie Minority Report. But when you treat ideas systematically with an appropriately designed system, you can manage the pipeline of those ideas. INNOVATION Data From 3.5

Technology Marketplace Report


The present invention provides that by adding minute concentrations (as low as 0.001% of fluid volume) of custom-designed additives to viscous liquids for industrial mixing. Insight News Tech Need Challenge Technology Marketing Report Technology of the WeekCurrent Searches: yet2 is searching for solutions. Seeking: Material and manufacturing process to encapsulate a skeleton structure.

UX Design Careers in 2018 and Beyond: The Future of the UX Designer

Boxes and Arrows

At the time of this writing, a search for UX design jobs on job finder Glassdoor reveals almost 20,000 open positions in the United States alone. Onward Search provides a useful overview of the UX design job market in infographic format. Have we reached peak UX design already?

Recognizing it is all about Value Creation

Paul Hobcraft

Many of these can be reported upon and that would enhance the understanding and attract investment. By thoughtfully measuring and reporting upon these builds that external confidence that the business is focusing on the sustaining values relevant to its goals and growth objectives.

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What do we expect from Innovation? Mostly disappointment

Paul Hobcraft

When they are constantly scanning reports on the “state of innovation” it can often lull them, to give some that warm glow, others quickly being dismissive, disregarding many of the key messages as “not applicable to me”. Two reports recently came out.

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Can We Have One of These? A Product Innovation Platform

Paul Hobcraft

So as I read about the solution that Aras provides to the designers within Manufacturing to manage PLM complex systems and products, you have to wonder why this cannot be extended into all innovation’s management. The design is working across system and functional boundaries.

Where Do Design and Business Strategy Meet? Design Thinking

Boxes and Arrows

Design is a logical art. In other words, designers are no strangers to strategy. Yet even designers themselves forget that the world of design is much larger than mockups and prototypes. This “capital D” conception of design is often referred to as “design thinking,” a problem-solving framework that can be applied across any number of problem domains and at any scale. Designers belong at the business table.

The problem of scaling can confuse those innovating.

Paul Hobcraft

The changes we are undergoing around a new strategy design play towards innovation outcomes. Any plan of future actions needs to be designed in different ways. We can design production, facilities and a host of other things through digital twins.

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Capgemini Report on Innovation Centers: Top 5 Takeaways

Planview Spigit

Many companies are turning to innovation centers — physical hubs where people can gather to design, build, and test products — to complement the crowdsourcing software (like Spigit ) that enables their overall programs. Get the full report here >> WEBINAR.

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Enterprise Innovation Management Research Report


View Report. eZassi Participates in CIMdata’s Enterprise Innovation Management Solutions Landscape Report Findings. View the Enterprise Innovation Management research report for more details on the innovation categories.

Using Design Thinking to Ready Your Company for the Green Economy


In that report, EY shared that “76 percent of survey respondents anticipate natural resource shortages will affect their core business objectives over the next 3-5 years and that 65 percent of respondents stated their CFO has become involved in sustainability.”

#1,401 – Designer Babies

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

People are likely going to be up in arms over news that a rogue Chinese scientist has allegedly (for the first-time ever) successfully used the CRISPR gene-editing technique to create a designer baby. Is creating a designer baby the Greatest Idea Ever?

Designing Progressive Web Applications for the Future

Boxes and Arrows

Coupled with the overall positive reports from businesses having already implemented PWAs in terms of bounce rates, page load times, and conversion rates, it makes sense for businesses and websites looking for improved metrics to consider a PWA. Design Principles Interfaces

Design Thinking for Innovation


Design thinking has become a popular topic for discussion; with industry leaders like IBM and GE embracing and embedding design thinking in their organisations, other organisations are inevitably taking note. This is why the term human-centric design has become so prominent.

The Need for Digital Innovation Platforms

Paul Hobcraft

We are seeing many digitally aware organizations like Apple, Amazon, Salesforce all recognizing their future innovation is reliant on innovation and digital to be tied at the hip, wedded together in a design that builds towards satisfying customer needs.

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Elements of Learning Experience Design

Boxes and Arrows

The process of designing any sort of human experience, regardless of purpose or platform, is centered around reaching a desired outcome, ideally with as little fuss and as much joy as possible. That process of curriculum creation is most commonly called instructional design.

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2019 Annual Report: A Look Back and What’s Ahead


And the design is fairly straightforward – a customer’s spend with us entitles them to deploy that amount of software for each and every one of our software products. That, as we see it, is the opportunity our unlimited model is designed to deliver.

I would recommend applying the Innovation Value Proposition

Paul Hobcraft

Yet, the one thing I firmly believe reduces the “pain” comes back to how you design and relate to your value proposition – your meaning of what innovation needs to do. design, customer experience). The starting point in designing an IVP is “what will bring it to life?”

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Science Matters for Research Reports

Gijs Van Wulfen

Keep clear of informal design and style and don’t use contractions and slang expressions. Whether or not it’s probable to, delay two or a-day before giving your page. Argumentative Essay An argumentative essay really is a wonderful piece of official academic writing, during which a subject is made within the way that two opposing sides of the argument are presented. Distinct element of your matter presentation lies in particular peculiarities on the essay outline.

When Information Design is a Matter of Life or Death

Boxes and Arrows

Subsequently, leaflets are heavily regulated in the way they need to be designed, written, and produced. Adding to the design challenge is the fact that the guidelines for how medicine information leaflets are designed changes from country to country, and the guidelines are often vague.

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6 Resources to Help You Learn Design Thinking | Collective Campus


A recent research report prepared by Commonwealth Bank, appropriately titled “Jobs and Skills of the Future Report”, outlines the new types of jobs that will be created in Australia

Building the Single Innovation Digital Platform Environment

Paul Hobcraft

We need a radical design, universal in design and approach. The more we design and need to deliver smart, connected and innovative products the more we have this innovation platform need. Aras PLM Platform Image courtesy of Aras.

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Entering 2019 – What Do Each of Us Need to Focus Upon?

Paul Hobcraft

The three most popular published this year were “The Emerging World of Connected Industrial Ecosystems” followed by “Platform Providers need to think more about Ecosystems Principles and Design” then “When is a partner not a partner?”

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Designing for Social Interaction

Boxes and Arrows

Let’s look at each type of tie, and how we might design for them. 9 So, when we’re designing for strong ties, we’re designing for small groups of people. When designing for strong ties: Think about their existing means of communication.

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How Large and Boutique Consultancies Can Partner for Better Design

Boxes and Arrows

or Boston Consulting Group, as well as boutique design consultants like my own, MU/DAI. Management consultancies often employ rapid design sprints, driving immense value for their clients. But these sprints can be more effective and less risky overall by partnering with a smaller design consultancy. At their core, management consulting firms and design consultants aren’t different. Rather than spending time in sales presentations, our team wanted to prototype designs.

Optimism in Innovation, Thinking About Risk Differently

Paul Hobcraft

Recently I re-read a recent PwC report “ Managing risks and enabling growth in the age of innovation ” they continued to periodically give risk an innovation focus. We need more reports on innovation and risk. This recent report gives me optimism.

6 Resources to Help You Learn Design Thinking | Collective Campus


A recent research report prepared by Commonwealth Bank, appropriately titled “Jobs and Skills of the Future Report”, outlines the new types of jobs that will be created in Australia

Tips for Titles: Guidebook Titles, Report Titles, plus much more

Gijs Van Wulfen

Tips for Titles: Guidebook Titles, Report Titles, plus much more. Or you might keep in mind your coach reported in really last week’s seminar that there’s some good new information on cholesterol. And, if you have, is actually one design more efficient than others? Beginning to help answer the thing: brainstorming. There is the electricity to renew it.

Innovation cannot expand without the 4th Industrial Revolution

Paul Hobcraft

In a recent report, jointly from the World Economic Forum and McKinsey called the “ The Fourth Industrial Revolution and the factories of the future ” t hey made a number of observations. Deloitte put out one report “ Industry 4.0

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.

6 Resources to Help You Learn Design Thinking | Collective Campus

Collective Campus

A recent research report prepared by Commonwealth Bank, appropriately titled “Jobs and Skills of the Future Report”, outlines the new types of jobs that will be created in Australia