Posts Tagged: Innovation

Ideas Are Overrated

Generating ideas is fun – addictive even. I should know. As a design lead, I’ve facilitated many ideation sessions in my career. You’ve probably experienced this, too: a team gets together for a few hours or days to brainstorm ideas.

Ideas Are Overrated

Generating ideas is fun – addictive even. I should know. As a design lead, I’ve facilitated many ideation sessions in my career. You’ve probably experienced this, too: a team gets together for a few hours or days to brainstorm ideas.

Who Do You Want Your Customers To Become?

In the Connected Age users have real power. They cannot be viewed as a gregarious heard of consumers waiting to be milked for what they have. Instead, value must be co-created and shared. Remember: customers are a company’s most valuable asset. The practice of

Who Do You Want Your Customers To Become?

In the Connected Age users have real power. They cannot be viewed as a gregarious heard of consumers waiting to be milked for what they have. Instead, value must be co-created and shared. Remember: customers are a company’s most valuable asset. The practice of

Top 5 Posts in 2012 on Experiencing Information

2012 was a relatively slow year for me in terms of quantity of new blog posts. But I was able to capture and share some of my best thoughts this year. Here are quotes that summarize each of the top

Top 5 Posts in 2012 on Experiencing Information

2012 was a relatively slow year for me in terms of quantity of new blog posts. But I was able to capture and share some of my best thoughts this year. Here are quotes that summarize each of the top

Human Factors in Innovation: Designing for Adoption

UX Brighton 2012 was a fantastically brilliant event. I was truly honored to share the stage with a first-class line-up of speakers: Alex Wright, Mark Backler, Guy Smith-Ferrier, Ben Bashford, Sriram Subramanian, Mike Kuniavsky and Karl Fast. Wow. The theme

Human Factors in Innovation: Designing for Adoption

UX Brighton 2012 was a fantastically brilliant event. I was truly honored to share the stage with a first-class line-up of speakers: Alex Wright, Mark Backler, Guy Smith-Ferrier, Ben Bashford, Sriram Subramanian, Mike Kuniavsky and Karl Fast. Wow. The theme

Clarifying Innovation: Four Zones of Innovation

“Innovation” is a tricky word to define: it means different things to different people. A recent article in the Wall Street Journal entitled “You Call That Innovation?” provides a solid review of the use of the word “innovation” in business contexts.

Clarifying Innovation: Four Zones of Innovation

“Innovation” is a tricky word to define: it means different things to different people. A recent article in the Wall Street Journal entitled “You Call That Innovation?” provides a solid review of the use of the word “innovation” in business contexts.

QuestionStorming – Framing The Problem

In his book The Myths of Innovation (see my review), Scott Berkun highlights the importance of framing problems creatively. Finding the right problem is as important–if not more important–as coming up with a solution quickly. Berkun writes: Discovering problems actually

QuestionStorming – Framing The Problem

In his book The Myths of Innovation (see my review), Scott Berkun highlights the importance of framing problems creatively. Finding the right problem is as important–if not more important–as coming up with a solution quickly. Berkun writes: Discovering problems actually

Business Model Design: Disruption Case Study

I’ve been working with Alexanders Osterwalder’s approach to business model generation via the business model canvas (BMC) for a few years now. The canvas is straight forward to use, which is the beauty of it: you “get it” right away. But

Business Model Design: Disruption Case Study

I’ve been working with Alexanders Osterwalder’s approach to business model generation via the business model canvas (BMC) for a few years now. The canvas is straight forward to use, which is the beauty of it: you “get it” right away. But