Archive for March, 2006

The worlds greatest innovation lab

Saturday, March 25th, 2006

On December 1 and 2 last year at the Fortune Forum on Innovation, Stone Yamashita Partners teamed up with GE to present what they have learned together about innovation—and the fusion of ideas that lead to truly breakthrough thinking.
If you missed that event (like i did) you shouldn´t hesitate to go to Stone Yamashita Partners […]

Addendum to Sources on Anthropology & Design

Thursday, March 16th, 2006

Kudos to the “Master of Resources” Blogger Mark Vanderbeeken (Putting People First Blog) I’d like to add the following links to top off my previous two postings on Anthropology:

Thanks for pointing, Mark!

More Sources on Anthropology & Design from Nico Beucker

Thursday, March 16th, 2006

In the context of my posting from last week titled “On Design, Management & Anthropology” Nicolas Beucker a new colleague at the Zollverein School and a Professor for public & social Design at the Hochschule Niederrhein in Krefeld/Germany contacted me recently.
Prior to his appointment as a professor Nico has been working at the Institute for […]

Blog Posting Debut

Thursday, March 9th, 2006

Isn’t this a nice start for a first time posting by being liked by BusinessWeek’s Innovation & Design Blog edited by Bruce Nussbaum! Thanks go to Bruce Nussbaum for the posting and congratulations to Rolf Mehnert for his blogging debut ;-)

MBA Student Report | Core77: Design 2.0 Conference

Wednesday, March 8th, 2006

Integration of other editors than myself is gaining momentum here on the Zollverein School Blog ;-)
This week MBA student Rolf Mehnert has sent his first sketch of his conference report from the Design 2.0 conference organised by Core77 and BusinessWeek in New York last week. I’ve simply added some more links, placed a trackbak […]

Core77: Design 2.0 | Discussions on Design, Strategy & Innovation

Wednesday, March 8th, 2006

On February, 28th 2006 CORE77 invited designers and non-designers into the Union Square Ballroom, to discuss how design-thinking can help to reduce complexity. The location was a very stylish room 12 feet under the Union Square in New York. Even it’s almost one week ago I recall the many very interesting people on stage and […]

Students at the Zollverein School …

Monday, March 6th, 2006

If you’ve ever wondered who’s actually earning hard his/her MBA title thanks to Annekatrin Sonn (Corporate Communications) current students portraits and info bits of the first MBA class are online at the Zollverein School Website >>>. I trust that information about the 2nd MBA class will soon be available online as well.
So, if you’re interested […]

On Design, Management & Anthropology

Friday, March 3rd, 2006

I recall some early conversations I’ve had last year with the President of the Zollverein School, Prof. Ralph Bruder about the intentions and goals of the Zollverein School Blog.
In contrast to other recently founded schools at the intersection of business & design like Stanford’s (Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford), the Zollverein […]