Design

Is 3D Pen a Novelty or an Innovation?

We came across the 3Doodler 3D Pen on CNN and after clicking over to its Kickstarter page, we have a question for you. Is this 3D Pen a novelty (a flash in the pan that is temporarily catching people's imagination) or an innovation, likely to persist in the arts and craft world as something that adds value to that universe?

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Why Design Thinking Will Fail

Where there is a rise of a dynasty, there will be a fall of a dynasty. Similar concept applies to the most-hyped innovation process; Design Thinking. If a process meets the current needs of the market, it escalates with monumental success. Not living up to the hype will be the cause of failure of Design Thinking as the sought-after innovation process. However there are good reasons why Design Thinking has been prominent in the recent years.

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The First 90 Days

The First 90 Days written by Michael Watkins offers some excellent tips on how to start in a new role and how to analyze the challenge ahead for any leader taking over an organization. I have been able to apply them quickly at every company I worked for as most of them needed an “innovation turn-around” to “wake up” the organization, to remove all organizational roadblocks, and to face tough economic market

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Will China 2.0 Out-Innovate Your Company?

After thirty years as a “workshop for the world”, China is steadily and resolutely moving up the value chain. And this transition – from low-cost manufacturing to world-class innovation, design and marketing – will change the rules of competition everywhere on earth, including inside China.

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Pricing Disruption

The words disrupt and disruption are used more and more in the areas of business strategy and innovation. For me the word disruption in business, innovation and pricing conveys a sense of dynamism, pro-activeness and counter-intuitiveness that can generate excitement in markets.

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The Crowd Computing Revolution – Part Three

I am proud to bring you the final episode of the three part series on The Crowd Computing Revolution culminating in a downloadable PDF of the whole piece. In this final part of the series we will look at the more practical side of the redesign of work that is now possible thanks to new technology tools and business architecture thinking that will allow man and machine to work more efficiently together than ever before.

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Diageo’s Grind Package Design

I am passionate about creating new-to-the-world brands. The chance to create a new brand is like winning the lottery in the branding and packaging worlds. Teams love to imagine what-ifs and explore creative scenarios to address consumer and customer challenges.

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