Pleasure and Pain » What’s Your Problem? Putting Purpose Back into Your Projects

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Sometimes it necessary to “kill your darlings” in a design project and go back to identify the true purpose of the solution. It’s easy to fall in love with a design suggestion because of subjective factors and forget about the origin. Here is a great article with a proposed approach in order to change focus from solution to problem again. /Hans

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My point of view: not limited to projects, i would say.

 

KAYTURE: STYLIGHT DAY PART I

 

 

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Design methods for developing se..

An introduction to servicedesign and a selection ofservice design tools business challenge Design methods for developing services from http://www.keepingconnected.co.uk

McKinsey The consumer decision j..

Customer are changing, buying power is shifting.
Social Networks  replace ads and promotion

Deloitte global talent 2020 sep…

The economic turbulence of the past few years has created a talent paradox: amid stubbornly high unemployment, employers still face challenges filling technical and skilled jobs. Employers now need to adjust their talent management initiatives to focus on retaining employees with critical skills who are at a high risk of departure and the capable leaders who can advance their companies amidst continuing global economic turbulence.

Google think education report:

n a fast-changing world, education is still in high demand online. Google looked at internal search query data, Compete clickstream data and commissioned a brand perceptions study with Ipsos OTX to understand the 2012 landscape and found:

80% of education search query paths end without a conversion.
1 in 4 education researchers never even look outside the web.
9 in 10 don’t know which school they want to attend at the onset of the journey.
2 out of every 3 researchers who use video do so to understand specific features of a school.

Marjorie Kelly’s owning ou…

As long as businesses are set up to focus exclusively on maximizing financial income for the few, our economy will be locked into endless growth and widening inequality. But now people across the world are experimenting with new forms of ownership, which Kelly calls generative: aimed at creating the conditions for all of life to thrive for many generations to come. These designs may hold the key to the deep transformation our civilization needs.

To understand these emerging alternatives, Kelly reports from across the globe, visiting a community-owned wind facility in Massachusetts, a lobster cooperative in Maine, a multibillion-dollar employee-owned department-store chain in London, a foundation-owned pharmaceutical in Denmark, a farmer-owned dairy in Wisconsin, and other places where a hopeful new economy is being built. Along the way, she finds the five essential patterns of ownership design that make these models work.

 

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Deloitte’s Surveying the talent paradox from an employee perspective

The economic turbulence of the past few years has created a talent paradox: amid stubbornly high unemployment, employers still face challenges filling technical and skilled jobs. Employers now need to adjust their talent management initiatives to focus on retaining employees with critical skills who are at a high risk of departure and the capable leaders who can advance their companies amidst continuing global economic turbulence.

To help employers gain a better understanding of the latest employee attitudes and emerging talent trends, Deloitte Consulting LLP teamed with Forbes Insights to survey 560 employees across virtually every major industry and global region. Based on the results and Deloitte’s analysis of the talent market, three emerging challenges rose to the top:

Read all at http://www.deloitte.com/view/en_GX/global/services/consulting/human-capital/32be99c8fb1b9310VgnVCM3000001c56f00aRCRD.htm#

 

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