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Disclaimer: I do not pretend to know the answer to this. My own experience—somewhat long, is littered with failures and, some successes. But, there may be some lessons for me–at least, although admittedly, I do not always learn. Since very early I have personally and/or professionally “played” with ideas, trying [...]
Thu, Mar 30, 2017
Source: Innovation Excellence
Some designers wax poetic about how design is intrinsically inseparable from art and some even will go as far as calling themselves artists. Not Firstborn executive creative director Dave Snyder. Snyder has never believed that art is part of design. For him, the moment you bring in someone else's interests—like [...]
Thu, Mar 30, 2017
Source: 99u
Innovation is what drives the world forward. It is what heals illnesses, protects individuals from danger, and makes life easier, more efficient, and more enjoyable. However, innovation does not just happen. It takes a catalyst, and one of the most robust catalysts for innovation is design. It moves an idea [...]
Thu, Mar 30, 2017
Source: Phil McKinney
Organizational complexity and bureaucracy are a threat that managers must continually be wary of… The term change fatigue is a real and common problem that organizations face and must deal with when considering a change or transformation initiative, or even a simple process improvement initiative. But at its source is [...]
Wed, Mar 29, 2017
Source: Innovation Excellence
Guest blog post by Elliot Forsyth, Vice President of Business Operations at the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (The Center). Cybersecurity is paramount to our nation's safety and our military's viability. Having a sustainable plan in place to combat cyber threats also is critical to the survival of a small [...]
Tue, Mar 28, 2017
Source: Manufacturing Innovation Blog
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