Human Centered Design (HCD) S13 Ep29

Guest: Gordon Stannis, Director of Design and Strategy at Twisthink

Over the last few decades, the importance of design has been growing in the context of how to create disruptive game-changing innovations. Human centered design (HCD) is the way that innovators integrate design with a clear view of customer in to the process of creating an innovation that has impact. Be careful as bad design […]

Human Centered Design

Innovating Design And The Changing Role of Designers S12 Ep17

Guest: Seth Taylor (@stotion)

The role of designers and design thinking is impacting every product and service being created. The old days of a product being created and then tossed over the wall to a designer to “wrap it in plastic and make it look nice” are long gone. With the introduction of products like the iPhone and Tesla, customers […]

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Innovation of Design and Finding a Mentor

Dateline: Washington D.C. Segment 1: Innovation In Design Visit Frogdesign Segment 2: Finding A Mentor Segment 3: Killer Question of the Week http://media.libsyn.com/media/philmckinney/KI_20060211.mp3Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS | More

Patience: Waiting 15 Years To Bring An Innovation To Market S13 Ep38

Dean Irwin - Part 2

When it comes to tackling some of the hardest medical innovations, patience becomes a fundamental requirement. Because of the regulatory challenges of getting government approval, its not uncommon to wait for years before an innovation is approved for use. That assumes you can solve all of the technical and medical issues before even starting to […]

Never Give Up: Leaving School At 13 To Study Nuclear Fusion S13 Ep37

Guest: Dean Irwin - Part 1

We’ve all heard the mantra to never give up. We say it to our kids in the hopes that they stick with something that has impact. In the case of Dean Irwin, this mantra as child set him on a path that few could imagine. Dean left school at 13 to become an entrepreneur. His […]

Never Give Up

Next Generation Technology: Human Computer Interaction S13 Ep26

Guest: Chris Harrison

When I was a software engineer, one area of importance was the design and testing of user interfaces. The work was frustrating because you had to decipher what the user was “thinking” to understand how they would use your software. Over the years, the research has taken on the challenges of human computer interaction with […]

A 5th Grade Innovator Whose Idea Could Save Kids Left In The Car S13 Ep20

Guest: Bishop Curry

What inspirations feed your ideas for innovation? In this case, seeing a news report on a tragic death of a 6 month old baby let a young entrepreneur to create an innovation that could save kids left in the car. Bishop Curry is headed into the 6th grade this fall. Its was a the tragic […]

The Truth And Disappointment Of Orphaned Innovations S13 Ep17

How Orphan Drugs and Orphan Innovations Could Impact People's Lives

Orphaned innovations are those great ideas that could have a significant and positive impact on peoples lives except the market is so small that you can’t raise the monies and the support to bring them to market. Orphan drugs is the pharmaceutical industry version of the orphan innovations. Orphaned Innovations In a previous live, I […]

Grassroots Innovation Using The Kickbox Process From Adobe S13 Ep16

Guest: Mark Randall, VP of Innovation and Chief Strategist at Adobe

Inside any size organization, getting everyone engaged on innovation can be daunting. Its not just as simple as saying that innovation is important. You need to show the organization how. At Adobe, Mark Randall reversed engineered his approach to grassroots innovation and structured into a process called Kickbox. He didn’t stop there. He and Adobe decided […]