Archive for the 'Design Management' Category

Innovation = Engineering?

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2006

While searching for some up-to-date information on Ed Annink’s workshop “Innovation by nature” which takes place in the course of the “Ideas Park Hannover” event I’ve stumbled across a ThyssenKrupp press release (PDF ~ 51 KB) today titled: “Technology center Germany in search of a new identity”.
A key issue the press release addresses is that a […]

Interview with new DMI President: Tom Lockwood

Friday, April 28th, 2006

While I know that most students at the Zollverein School are members of the Design Management Institute (DMI), Boston you might have noticed that DMI has a new President since the beginning of 2006.
This month Tom Lockwood who introduced himself in person to the design management community at the recent European DMI Conference in Amsterdam has […]

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 […]

What is Design Management?

Friday, January 27th, 2006

This posting is for Annkathrin Sonn ;-), the new person in charge for Corporate Communications at the Zollverein School of management and design in Essen/Germany. Annkathrin recently joined the Zollverein School and while having a conversation with her last Tuesday I’ve learned that she’s highly interested in the intersection of business, management & design. As […]