Dirk Knemeyer: “Understanding “Business&Design” through casino poker.”

Like many people in the United States, I’ve become caught up in the recent poker craze. Though I’ve played a bit since childhood, it was only through the recent cultural rise of poker into the mainstream of sports and entertainment

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Dirk Knemeyer: “Understanding “Business&Design” through casino poker.”

Like many people in the United States, I’ve become caught up in the recent poker craze. Though I’ve played a bit since childhood, it was only through the recent cultural rise of poker into the mainstream of sports and entertainment

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Dirk Knemeyer: “A Design Framework for Meeting Human Needs and Desires”

The design community keeps making a lot of noise about designing for people/users/customers. However, while this notion is well-intentioned and even conceptually correct, I find much of it boils down to empty rhetoric. What exactly are we doing? More user

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Dirk Knemeyer: “A Design Framework for Meeting Human Needs and Desires”

The design community keeps making a lot of noise about designing for people/users/customers. However, while this notion is well-intentioned and even conceptually correct, I find much of it boils down to empty rhetoric. What exactly are we doing? More user

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Interview: “Roger Martin (Dean of the Rotman School)”

In a recent interview in Toronto, Martin asserted that real value creation now comes from using the designer’s foremost competitive weapon, his imagination, to peer into a mystery — a problem that we recognize but don’t understand — and to

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Interview: “Roger Martin (Dean of the Rotman School)”

In a recent interview in Toronto, Martin asserted that real value creation now comes from using the designer’s foremost competitive weapon, his imagination, to peer into a mystery — a problem that we recognize but don’t understand — and to

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Stephen P. Anderson: “Business needs Design now.”

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Stephen P. Anderson: “Business needs Design now.”

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David Armano: “Conversation Ecosystem”

Conversation Ecosystem Twitter allows users to send and receive abbreviated communications or “digital shorthand” from a computer or mobile device. These are called “Tweets.” The open-source nature of the application has spawned countless “mash-ups” where Twitter technology merges seamlessly with

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David Armano: “Conversation Ecosystem”

Conversation Ecosystem Twitter allows users to send and receive abbreviated communications or “digital shorthand” from a computer or mobile device. These are called “Tweets.” The open-source nature of the application has spawned countless “mash-ups” where Twitter technology merges seamlessly with

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Idris Mootee: “Human Centered Design (HCD) Is Innovation’s New Secret Weapon”

DOWNLOAD many Models and Frameworks(here) -> Keynote, Powerpoint, PDF http://www.fam99.com While every organization talks about how they use new tools to uncover new innovation opportunities, there’s simply not enough practice of HCD in companies’ planning process. User data is no

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Idris Mootee: “Human Centered Design (HCD) Is Innovation’s New Secret Weapon”

DOWNLOAD many Models and Frameworks(here) -> Keynote, Powerpoint, PDF http://www.fam99.com While every organization talks about how they use new tools to uncover new innovation opportunities, there’s simply not enough practice of HCD in companies’ planning process. User data is no

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Charles Leadbeater: “The rise of the amateur professional”

In this deceptively casual talk, Charles Leadbeater weaves a tight argument that innovation isn’t just for professionals anymore. Passionate amateurs, using new tools, are creating products and paradigms that companies can’t. He describes the rising role of serious amateurs (“Pro-Ams,”

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Charles Leadbeater: “The rise of the amateur professional”

In this deceptively casual talk, Charles Leadbeater weaves a tight argument that innovation isn’t just for professionals anymore. Passionate amateurs, using new tools, are creating products and paradigms that companies can’t. He describes the rising role of serious amateurs (“Pro-Ams,”

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Jan Chipchase: “Our cell phones, ourselves.”

Nokia researcher Jan Chipchase‘s investigation into the ways we interact with technology has led him from the villages of Uganda to the insides of our pockets. Along the way, he’s made some unexpected discoveries: about the novel ways illiterate people

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Jan Chipchase: “Our cell phones, ourselves.”

Nokia researcher Jan Chipchase‘s investigation into the ways we interact with technology has led him from the villages of Uganda to the insides of our pockets. Along the way, he’s made some unexpected discoveries: about the novel ways illiterate people

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Steve Portigal: “Ethnographic research – workshop lessons”

Connecting The Play of Improv with The Work of Ethnographic Research View another webinar from Steve Portigal Steve gave us great tips and tricks on how to do ethnographic brainstorming. Dont´t miss his brilliant stories. Get more of Portigal on

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Steve Portigal: “Ethnographic research – workshop lessons”

Connecting The Play of Improv with The Work of Ethnographic Research View another webinar from Steve Portigal Steve gave us great tips and tricks on how to do ethnographic brainstorming. Dont´t miss his brilliant stories. Get more of Portigal on

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John Maeda: “Laws of Simplicity”

The MIT Media Lab’s John Maeda lives at the intersection of technology and art — a place that can get very complicated. Here, he talks about paring down to basics, and how he creates clean, elegant art, websites and web

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John Maeda: “Laws of Simplicity”

The MIT Media Lab’s John Maeda lives at the intersection of technology and art — a place that can get very complicated. Here, he talks about paring down to basics, and how he creates clean, elegant art, websites and web

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Bruce Nussbaum: “How Do You Learn To Be Innovative?”

I get asked that question a lot by people and now I have a pretty good answer–go to the blog of Jon Campbell–Branding and Innovation. Campbell did some amazing work on the Harley Davidson site before deciding to go to

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Bruce Nussbaum: “How Do You Learn To Be Innovative?”

I get asked that question a lot by people and now I have a pretty good answer–go to the blog of Jon Campbell–Branding and Innovation. Campbell did some amazing work on the Harley Davidson site before deciding to go to

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Bruce Nussbaum: “Design Vs. Design Thinking.”

We’re having an excellent conversation about design and design thinking and I’d really like it to continue. If you missed Christopher Fahey’s recent comment, please read it here. It’s an important contribution to the discussion. “Here’s an idea: A young

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Bruce Nussbaum: “Design Vs. Design Thinking.”

We’re having an excellent conversation about design and design thinking and I’d really like it to continue. If you missed Christopher Fahey’s recent comment, please read it here. It’s an important contribution to the discussion. “Here’s an idea: A young

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