Category: Innovation

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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More and more people want to build a company in Berlin, and if it fails, well, it’s OK. Let’s discover two Berliner hot-spots which support innovation: Axel Springer Plug & Play and Ideas, and Berlin Partner Continue reading

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Innovate With Purpose - Idea Prioritization

Ideation and idea management pack the front end of the New Product Development (NPD) funnel with a wealth of viable concepts. One of the toughest processes in innovation is idea prioritization. Idea prioritization is about how you invest your company’s product development resources. Continue reading

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Marketing’s Holy Grail – Emerging Customer Needs

The Holy Grail of marketing is to identify emerging customer needs before anyone else and satisfy them to create new markets. It has been a long and fruitless slog as emerging needs have proven themselves elusive. And once candidates are identified, it’s a challenge… Continue reading

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Everyone who visits Berlin can feel the cultural atmosphere and the creative spirit, which feed the German capital with an unrivaled soft power of innovation. Hub:raum, DT accelerator is definitely one of the places to visit for who’s found of innovation. Continue reading

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Combating the Dark Side of Technology (Part 1)

My last post on The Dark Side of Technology definitely seems to have hit a responsive chord. Many of us see evidence of this dark side of technology every day in the world around us. But it doesn’t have to be that way… Continue reading

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We invite you to our weekly interactive forum — to read and collect your comments on “An Innovator has an Obligation to…” We hope you’ll join the conversation! Continue reading

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