Don Norman was an academic teaching in a department of cognitive science who did not think or call himself a designer. Today he (proudly) calls himself a designer. While he is an academic still he is also a business person with an impact. Presented are his pros and cons of design thinking.
Story about successful business model innovation on the case of Alexander Osterwalder book Business Model Generation. The idea how to design your business model even if you have literally no resources. Always prototype your business model with at least one partner, set up a strict time lime for one business model design iteration, and most importantly never write on the business model canvas itself.
Scheme by Bill Moggridge explaining innovations, business, technology, people and design thinking.
How to achieve the growth of companies, either public (government) or social entrepreneurs or multinational corporations with the innovation? Innovation that is disruptive is based on non-high-tech ideas and is especially suited for today’s complex times.
Was anyone expecting more than ten years ago, that the business model of Wikipedia, will pass the test of time? With the classic economic considerations rarely anyone. But today we know that the business model, motivational scheme of participants and co-working of all involved has more than survived the test of time.
Golden circle is a pattern discovered by Simon Sinek why some leaders and organizations they lead consistently outperform others. It consists of three circles where the first is, Why you are doing what you are doing; the second is How you do what you do; and the third is What you do.
Design and innovation go hand in hand with the financial performance of organizations. Confirmed in the report from the UK’s Design Council that design oriented firms in all kinds of industries have outperformed their more-traditional peers. A short example of this is presented with Nintendo’s focus on design and creativity of Wii rather than classical research and development.
How is it possible that children, who have just completed kindergarten are able to build a tower higher than students of business schools? In the game, everything is possible. Very popular game “spaghetti challenge” shows the value and importance of prototypes, which are a key components of design thinking.
What is it that people in the third world really need? How to solve the transportation problem in the third world? Tata has set the right questions and solve the problem of transport with the successful development of the first true low-priced car in the world.