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Theo Camps @ World Design Forum

Theo Camps is a Professor of Organizational Science at the Tiasnimbas Business School in Tilburg. His speech started with very personal remarks, i.e., the artwork he likes (it happens to be a piece by Josef Beuys:   But the main story … Continue reading

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Simple-simple innovations

I was browsing some gardening magazines earlier today (a very rare case, I am not into gardens at all), and bumped into this innovative water carrying bag. You don’t have to even explain what it’s all about, it’s typical case … Continue reading

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Creativity is CRISP in the Netherlands

Last Wednesday I went to Delft, to joint a kick-off workshop of the CRISP, a new large-scale R&D program for creative industries. I was invited to the event at the last moment, and wasn’t aware how large it is, I … Continue reading

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Win- vs Wiki-novation

Last week I made a short presentation at the Philips Innovations Services, a new consultancy wing of the company. I applied for an innovation consultant job with this group, even went to the interview, but failed to get the job; … Continue reading

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Dark matter of innovation

The NY Times writes about a study by Eric von Hippel, from MIT Sloan School of Management, that reveals astonishing facts about innovation activities run by ‘ordinary people’ as opposed to all sort of professional innovation bodies. According to his … Continue reading

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Russian Silicon Valley

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Design Initiatief Annual Innovation Conference

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Playful Innovation

Philips Design published few materials about the use of ‘serious games’ in design and innovation- see Playful Innovation on their site. There is a pdf describing one of such games – Spark, a small boardgame helping to generate new thoughts … Continue reading

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