Archive for the 'Design Thinking' Category

Lecture GK vanPatter: Design 3.0

Monday, June 19th, 2006

First of all I have to apologise for the time delay ever since my first posting from the recent lecture day. Unfortunately I’ve had to stay in bed for a couple of days, but on the other hand this gave me some time to reflect on GK Patter’s lecture on what he called “Design 3.0”.
First […]

Exploring the unknown territory

Wednesday, May 24th, 2006

In last month’s NextD interview with Zollverein School’s president Prof. Ralph Bruder you might have noticed Bruder’s reference to Roger Martin from the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management in Toronto.
By the same token Roger Martin has challenged the Business School side by integrating a design curriculum into a business administration programme Zollverein School is […]

Latest Rotman Magazine: The Creative Age

Wednesday, May 10th, 2006

Victor Lombardi from Noise Between Stations reports about it and Mark Vanderbeeken on Putting People First (PPF) as well. So what else is there to say that Rotman School of Management has dedicated the spring issue (PDF, ~ 5.5 MB) of their magazine to “The Creative Age”.
While I’ve just browsed this issue so far, beside Roger […]

Report: Briefing Workshop Nomadic Academy | Ideas Park

Monday, May 8th, 2006

As some of you know, I’m not a trained designer. My educational background is rooted in Business Administration. However working in the domain of design management for many years now has taught me a lot of things about dealing with (design) problems. In contrast according to the notion of the business world problems need to […]

Summarizing Davos 2006

Monday, May 1st, 2006

News are spreading like crazy around the globe. The news that written summaries, photos and workshop visualizations from the World Economic Forum in Davos from January 2006 are finally online now first came to my attention via Core77’s: “Monday Morning Must Read” edited by Niti Bhan.
While the original information can be found at Financial […]

Overlap | Non-profit conference on business and innovation

Tuesday, April 25th, 2006

Some good news comes from California about an upcoming event/initiative on the intersection of Business and Design called: Overlap. From simply browsing the list of organizers it seems that again the forefront of business and design thinkers/bloggers is based in the US and California in particular. Just to name a few session hosts: Clement Mok, […]

The world is flat | Zollverein School at DMI Conference

Thursday, April 13th, 2006

During my recent visit of the European DMI Conference I’ve recognized that the design management community is monitoring the development of the Zollverein School MBA with particular interest. While there are some other academic programmes at the intersection of design, business, management & innovation on the European market as well currently the post-graduate MBA at […]

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 […]

MBA in Right Brain Thinking!

Monday, February 13th, 2006

It’s been a while since Dan Pink released his latest book titled “A Whole New Mind”. Among his various writing engagements Dan has been a White House speechwriter during the years of Bill Clinton as well as a contributing editor at Wired.
In the course of my lecture on Design Thinking and Blog Collaboration at […]

Designing Contexts: Co-creating Services

Tuesday, February 7th, 2006

Looking back to my previous posting about the formation of business & creative clusters today I’ve decided to randomly post about strategic spaces which will be relevant for designers (and I mean this in the broadest and literal sense!) now and in the future. While I’m only a single voice in the market I’m thankful […]