Good design succeeds without innovation, but innovation rarely succeeds without good designers.

Good design succeeds without innovation, but innovation rarely succeeds without good designers. Universities don’t teach how to manage innovation projects. There’s no established best practices for an innovation project management track at PDMA. This might be why companies too often manage innovation projects the same way, and with the same people, as they do their renovation, … [Read more…]

Big Company Innovation Labs Won’t Work From The Creativity Guru

For successful innovation, you have to spread a culture of creativity throughout the organization. Creating a separate innovation lab doesn’t work.  It’s just a trendy name for what used to be called the R&D group. We learned that didn’t work back in the 1970s and 1980s. Calling it an “innovation lab” doesn’t make any difference … [Read more…]