Category: Design

Don Wettrick is on a mission: revolutionizing the world of education by training the next generation of innovators. Continue reading

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Making Makers

If you read Innovation Excellence regularly, you know that we’ve discussed the Maker Movement several times. So we’re happy to bring you The Grommet’s take on what they are certain is not just a passing trend. Here is their visual representation of the Maker Movement; its impact on consumer products, manufacturing, retail, and our economy as a whole; and their commentary to go with it: Continue reading

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So why all the buzz around the Internet of Things (IoT) now? Andrew Timm shares real examples of connectivity’s business value. Continue reading

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Want to be an artist or designer? New study shows you need rich parents

A new study by the US Department of Labour has found that people currently in the most creative professions, including Designers, Musicians and Artists, came predominantly from richer parents. The people in these creative professions were by far and away the most likely to be earning significantly less than their parents earned, usually no more than Janitors, Maids or Waiters. Continue reading

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Recently, a client of ours asked us to recommend a structure to integrate design competency into their organization. We performed a quick audit of existing structures. From this audit, we developed this graphic that associates structural integration to role of design and impact to business. Continue reading

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Everything Is Ripe For Innovation

The titles of this post might seem a little simplistic, and to a certain degree it is because it isn’t that easy. But, let’s consider the following story: Continue reading

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Demand for configurability and personalization is growing in the marketplace and presents a threat to traditional mass production techniques. Jordan Reynolds kicks off a series here… Continue reading

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