Playlist about the Design Strategies and Branding

Playlist on the topics of design strategies and branding, including the:

1. “The design management knowledge of is a matter of professional survival” 2. “Short case of design standards in Slovenia and Germany” 3. “Major similarities and differences between a corporate identity, a corporate image, and a corporate reputation” 4. “Brand portfolio and architecture on the case of football”
5. “3 major and 9 substeps in the Corporate identity audit” 6. “Design Strategies vs. Technology Life Cylcle” 7. “Design has to come closer to business, because vice versa is not going to happen” 8. “Climb up the Design Management Ladder to align your company culture” 9. “Do countries have a design strategy?”

It was recorded back in 2010, while I was in Berlin. Enjoy in listening

What is design strategy?

A design strategy follows a little different path than the technology adoption curve that follows a normal distribution. We differentiate between six different design strategies: : + Endorse; + Curate; + Integrate; + Economize; + Play; and + Refresh. Following these design strategies organisations build a sustainable competitive advantage by design.

Why is design thinking important for every business?

Design thinking is knowing without reasoning and as such is the most disruptive and unsystematic form of thinking.

By definition, design thinking is the productive combination of analytical thinking and intuitive thinking.

But design thinking will be effective in your company only if strategic planning is successfully connected with execution of products, services, and communications.