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

Design Research – Techniques for Transforming the Context

Design is not a single discipline, it is rather a changing world of changing the world. And design thinking has evolved. But has design research evolved?

Transforming Contexts: UC DAAP talk, May 8, 2009

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While the processes and perspectives collectively referred to as “design thinking” have evolved progressively . . . → Read More: Design Research – Techniques for Transforming the Context

OCAD’s MDes in Strategic Foresight & Innovation

Toronto’s OCAD is seeking completing the intake for the first class of  students for the new graduate program, MDes in Strategic Foresight & Innovation. The inaugural class looks outstanding, as most are mid-career multidisciplinary professionals with experience in business and social innovation. They are as smart and experienced as many of the faculty, which helps . . . → Read More: OCAD’s MDes in Strategic Foresight & Innovation

Innovation – Not Dead Yet!

By now, anyone reading Design Dialogues will have heard that Innovation (as a business concept) died in 2008. Bruce Nussbaum, who gets to decide these things, declares at the New Year: “Innovation” is Dead. Herald The Birth of “Transformation” as The Key Concept for 2009.  Scan among the 61 reader comments, and you’ll see today’s . . . → Read More: Innovation – Not Dead Yet!