Be aware of the netlixed threat. Netfliexed means to cause disruption or turmoil to an existing business model. If your leadership isn’t doing it, someone else will seize the opportunity.
Design and innovation go hand in hand with the financial performance of organizations. Confirmed in the report from the UK’s Design Council that design oriented firms in all kinds of industries have outperformed their more-traditional peers. A short example of this is presented with Nintendo’s focus on design and creativity of Wii rather than classical research and development.
“Studies have shown that design oriented firms in all kinds of industries have outperformed their more-traditional peers—that design and innovation go hand-in-hand with financial success.” —Design Council At highly driven design companies they have a differentiation strategy where design is at their core. Those kinds of companies are market leaders’ trough design innovation. This is …
Design itself will has to become a strategic partner of business because vice versa is not going to happen.
Design thinking is knowing without reasoning and as such is the most disruptive and unsystematic form of thinking.
By definition, design thinking is the productive combination of analytical thinking and intuitive thinking.
But design thinking will be effective in your company only if strategic planning is successfully connected with execution of products, services, and communications.
“Champions may push from above, policies may sit off to one side, programs tend to be temporary and functions isolated, whether leading or lagging. In contrast, design as infusion works alongside, and especially within other functions. Managers whose responsibilities touch design do not merely accept it, but become part of it. Design thus becomes a …
From the data available in 2008 it was obvious that no major company in Slovenia has design placed at the strategic level.