One of the biggest things we hope to learn through this listening tour are the critical elements required to build and sustain a successful corporate innovation group (CIG). To get at that question, we designed a simple, interactive activity that asks our interviewees to plot a number of optional CIG elements (yellow “cards”) against two dimensions: risk and rigidity.
Being in the professional services industry, I think we, as consultants, often forget to practice what we preach. Practicing our methodology on ourselves helps us not only validate our methods (or work out the kinks) but also it helps build deep empathy for our clients.
As a practitioner of service design, I often get asked for recommendations on great books about design thinking methods. After many impromptu conversations at conferences, workshops, and other events, I’ve finally decided to put them down on paper.
Think design strategy might be the career path for you, but not sure where to start? Here are 4 ways to get your feet wet and gain experience.