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Design at Business Global Summit – Do we need to innovate Design Thinking?

Happy to have received this year’s invitation of Design at Business Global Summit, which was hosted by Philipps Design Center and partnered by SAP, Nestlé, Design Thinking Center, Mural and the DMN from the Netherlands, I headed to Amsterdam in the last days of May. The summit brought together inspiring people from various industries, universities …

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Bridging the gap between result documentation and meta information after innovation sessions

At #AtlassianSummit I had a thrilling talk with Sarah Goff-Dupont from Atlassian’s Playbook. As Sarah explained the idea of Atlassian Playbook we found out a lot of similarities with Design Thinking methods. For me as a facilitator for Innovation Methods there is always the challenge of how to cope with the documentation after some intense and fertile days of a …

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Taylor versus Agile – Experience the agile Mindset

At Co-Work-Play in Frankfurt am Main we will experiencing the Push or Pull Game. Simulating processes of Frederick Winslow Taylor and the Agile Mindset participants will be workers of a Paper Shipyard. We will then compare and discuss the results of our production and the meaning for our daily business. Taylor versus Agile Experiencing the Push …

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DesignThinking Frankfurt Rhein Main - Meetup

1000 members at Meetup Design Thinking Frankfurt Rhein Main – Shaping new ways how to innovate

We are delighted to reach 1000 members of Design Thinking Meetup Frankfurt Rhein Main #dtfrm this month. Starting in January 2016 after #dtcamp in Frankfurt we organised several Meetups from Frankfurt am Main to Heidelberg reaching from sessions for Design Thinking Starters to the exchange of Experienced Design Thinkers at Sky Deck in Frankfurt. You and …

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Keynote Merck Innovation Center - Jens Bothmer - März 2017

Keynote at Merck Innovators’ Club: The Secret Sauce of Remote and Virtual Collaboration

For more than 150 years the Industrial Revolution has been shaping our process-related work environment. Now that the Digital Transformation has reached us, everything changes and the silo becomes the dark side of the force. Linear and hierarchical work seems to be over. Ads on TV invite you to work from a Caribbean island while …

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Parkinson's Law and Hull's Law on Agile Innovation

Parkinson’s and Hull’s Law on Agile Innovation

Working in the creative industry for over a decade, I stumbled again over Parkinson’s Law again: “Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.” He gave the example of an old lady who can spend the entire day in writing and despatching a postcard to her niece. Meanwhile it takes a busy …

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Being part of the Business Modell Generation #bmgen

Last week I had the honour to be invited as a supporter for the masterclass of the Business Model Canvas in London. At the conference I was in charge to ensure that the organization of the event becomes a success. Interacting with the participants and moderators, hearing the feedback and organizing the different methods were a …

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The Magic of the Business Model Canvas - Consulting Frankfurt

The Magic of the Business Model Canvas

Introduced in 2010 Alexander Osterwalder’s Business Model Canvas (BMC) slowly becomes a standard work in business literature. Not only that the startup community is using this brilliant tool which is accompanied by the book Business Model Generation but also more and more traditional companies apply the powerful mindset creating new business models to innovate the future. Ease …

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