The motivation for entrepreneurship in the developing world is often for...– The Prepaid Economy Blog
How well does one prepare to manage risk in any business endeavor? The first...– Buxton Putting Design into MIX - Microsoft Research
When I say designers have to be “pro-business” if they want to make...– Design is the Problem: An Interview with Nathan Shedroff - Core77 for gabe landes and karen mackay. sustainability = design + business.
PicoCool - Microsoft Sustainability: Vision for 2019 the futures full of multi touch surfaces…and projections in faded out greens, grays and blues..or so MS would have us believe… so wheres the start button..i ask? :)
Human nature is not a machine to be built after a model, and set to do exactly...– JohnStuartMill, OnLiberty(1859)
We have called this “open distribution” innovation because it...– Learning from Tata’s Nano
As Ratan Tata, chairman of the Tata group of companies, observed in an interview...– Learning from Tata’s Nano
Learning from Tata's Nano →
WASHINGTON — On Friday, Michelle Obama will begin digging up a patch of White...– Obamas Prepare to Plant White House Vegetable Garden - NYTimes.com (via bmdesign)
business jargon to avoid
best practices due diligence
thoughts on service design, draft 1 - Srikanth...
pardon my bad grammar and inarticulate wild ideas.i love extempore writing. i was watching the apple keynote today on the new iphone 3.0 release and i started to think about apples strategy for growing their business and how and where design played a part. simultaneously i was thinking about applying these thoughts to designing new services.I believe the future of design is in designing...
Urbanism | airoots/eirut
Chinese Factory Worker Can't Believe The Shit He... →
empathy as a business strategy. how can we embed this in business education? will we ever see a widespread movement in business schools for teaching students ways of empathising with the people they’d like to sell to.
live|work \ service thinking vs product thinking
Service Thinking 1. Put people at the heart of services 2. Create networks that enable services 3. Establish sustainability as the bottom line
theres nothing worse than being all mouth and no trousers!..– better by design conference , 08
Aesthetics creates the need. Metrics provides the measure of change required....– Doors of Perception weblog: Metrics and aesthetics
The transiton to sustainability is not about messages, it’s about...– Doors of Perception weblog: Metrics and aesthetics
Charles Leadbeater on innovation | Video on TED.com