Hybrid Design Research Method: Roundtable Review

[110] in the Methods You Don’t Use Yet series

Expert Roundtable Review

Problem:  For a product or service inquiry, we often see the need to rapidly gather highly relevant feedback and informed opinions on a new concept. A similar problem is noted when a project team is identifying the opportunities for innovation and must conduct . . . → Read More: Hybrid Design Research Method: Roundtable Review

The exquisite artfulness of new business design

I’m holding a physical copy of most the inspiring, wonderfully visual and tactile business book ever written and produced. Because this self-published book was designed, not so much edited, the end result is both visual spectacular and readily understandable.

Business Model Generation, by Alex Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur, and designed by Toronto’s own Alan Smith . . . → Read More: The exquisite artfulness of new business design

Guided by Values

In  the latest HBS Working Knowledge, Rosabeth Moss Kanter makes the case in SuperCorp: Values as Guidance System that an organization’s strategy is best steered by establishing a clear and committed foundation of values. Organizational commitments to a way of being, not the meaningless kind that sit flat on the wall plaques in most of . . . → Read More: Guided by Values

Design + Business as Agents of World Benefit

After attending a game-changing event, how do you share the experience so that a casual reader understands the impact? That, perhaps, there is a game being changed and that some projects we believed important before the event may appear less consequential after the event.

The 2009 Global Forum, Business as an Agent for World Benefit . . . → Read More: Design + Business as Agents of World Benefit