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Marketing can’t control a patron (experience)

Think about dual tiny toddlers playing, and suppose giving them some toys. For instance let’s contend we give them a Thomas a Tank Engine. Even if we indoctrinate them how to play with a trains, kids will pattern their possess routines and...
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Future of Work: Interview with Hugh Dubberly: Founder of Dubberly Design and Service Design Thought Leader

  Awhile back, we was asked to arise a product plan for a association that manufactures electronic automobile charging stations. After my initial patron meeting, it was transparent that they unequivocally wanted me to arise a accumulation...
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Future of Work: Interview with Per Kris Halvorsen, Chief Innovation Officer at Intuit, Inc.

My former employer, Intuit, has always been considered a thought leader in the area of product innovation. Even with this reputation, however, the company realized in 2006 that it needed to become more nimble and innovative to compete. To accomplish...
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Thought of the Day: The modern assembly line: Starbucks!

With the service sector’s share making up 80% of the US economy. I have focused some of my recent interviews on service design and delivery. Namely, how companies plan and organize people to provide better services around its products for...

Mind the Gap

Once a month, I take a peak in my ‘to read’ folder in my Google Drive and catch up on some reading. One almost-forgotten article written by MarketingProfs.com highlighted some research showing big measurement gap between ‘what’s important...
Tata eMO, a sub-$20,000 electric car

Tata eMO, a sub-$20,000 electric car

Tata Technologies is partnering with Dassault Systemes to develop an electric car priced under $20,000. The design challenge for the new car — called the Tata eMO (for “electric mobility”) — looms large.  Tata wants a car that can drive...
Nicco Mele: The Future of Social Collaboration

Nicco Mele: The Future of Social Collaboration

Nicco Mele, 2009 Distinguished Lecturer and adjunct faculty at Harvard’s Kennedy School, has been breaking new ground in web strategies for more than a decade.  In 2004, while webmaster for Vermont Governor Howard Dean’s run for the presidential...
Collaborative Communication: ‘Start As You Mean to Go On’

Collaborative Communication: ‘Start As You Mean to Go On’

I love the British expression ‘start as you mean to go on,’ which I’ve appropriated for the headline on this post. I believe that one simple phrase can help set the foundation for successful projects undertaken by more than one person....
3D Dynamic Modeling in the Fight Against Cancer

3D Dynamic Modeling in the Fight Against Cancer

3D modeling helps to scientists understand why some anti-cancer drugs fail.  Some anti-cancer drugs fail because of a natural human protein, P-glycoprotein, that sits in the membrane surface of human cells.  The job of P-glycoprotein is to...
Concept to Creation – The Power of Modeling in Innovation

Concept to Creation – The Power of Modeling in Innovation

As a not-so-secret aviation fan the recent Farnborough Air Show was crammed with all sorts of delights. The shape of the wings of the Qatar Air Boeing 787 Dreamliner taking off for a demonstration flight over the airfield were a marvel of industrial...