Atelier Louis Zero: Spot, Play, Go,… Zero!

By Nicolas Bry / August 18, 2020 /

Atelier Louis Zero is not a digital agency, it’s a strategic design workshop. To better understand this branding, I have asked Melissa Eisenberg, business engineer at Louis Zero, a few questions. A dual Franco-Thai national, Mélissa joined Louis Zero’s adventure in September: she still has a fresh and sharp look at its identity. After working in…

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Let’s Get Real About Innovation Hurdles

By Chris Roberts / September 12, 2018 /

This is a brief case study for meaningful & constructive conversations about why things aren’t working within our innovation efforts. — Quick intro I’m passionate about helping people take their best ideas to market, and I’m fully aware that ideas can come from anyone or anywhere. But to get to market is often a complicated…

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Design Thinking Grows Up – Welcome to Experience Thinking

By Anthony Mills / July 19, 2018 /

Prologue Design Thinking is an incredibly powerful way to approach the design of just about anything that involves an interaction with people (or other intelligent creatures).  Its underlying philosophy of Human Centered Design requires that we develop a comprehensive empathic understanding of the customer and their situation in a particular context.  This can only happen…

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10 More Amazing Innovation & Design Card Decks

By Nick Partridge / June 21, 2018 /

Last year LPK created a card deck of the top 50 Roadblocks to Innovation. In the last 18 months we’ve shared 900+ sets to innovators in 28 countries on 6 continents – led 35+ workshops for groups in corporate innovation, academia, startups & non-profits – and learned a ton about what really stands between innovation ambition and impact. In March…

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5 Tips for Innovative Designs

By Eric Olive / June 17, 2018 /

Tip #1 for Innovative Designs: There Are No Small Changes Innovative designs mean change, right? Often, yes, but caution is in order, “We want to limit the length of a review in the product to 140 characters, because we may want to use SMS at some stage. That’s a small change, right?” A stakeholder remark…

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Dive Into Guilt Free Indulgence

By Shelly Greenway / May 6, 2018 /

The latest in our series on trend mashups (which started with our article on eco lux) is the unlikely combination of guilt free indulgence. This is where the ‘better for me’ trend comes face to face with the societal shift toward a more hedonistic lifestyle. The Food Peopledefine this merging of priorities as “better for me indulgence”.…

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Build For The Few And Not The Many

By Greg Satell / April 16, 2018 /

When Google first announced its Glass prototype, complete with a snazzy video, it generated a lot of excitement. Through augmented reality projected onto the lenses, users could seamlessly navigate an urban landscape, send and receive messages and take photos and videos. It was a completely new way to interact with technology. Yet criticism quickly erupted.…

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Overcoming Innovation’s Roadblocks: Overlooked Assets

By Nick Partridge / September 3, 2017 /

_____ Despite well-laid plans and big investment, most innovation is slow and unpredictable. How to make it faster and more efficient? Supercharge your ideas with the assets and capabilities you already possess.   This is the second piece in a multipart series on the Roadblocks to Innovation—where we’ll be providing real-world examples, actionable insights and…

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Harness Collective Genius: Develop learning agility!

By Janet Sernack / July 16, 2017 /

When I was living in Israel, seeking a more meaningful life, I was unable to work in my culture consulting, top team and leadership development areas of expertise. As a result of this very serious and high impact problem I experienced a powerful and deep collision between the necessity to earn a living, and the…

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Unfreezing the Innovation Permafrost - Innovation Excellence

Unfreezing the Innovation Permafrost

By Janet Sernack / June 20, 2017 /

Why might some organizations be “staying at rest” when there are so many possibilities and opportunities available to them, in the current business environment, to grow, nurture and sustain their competitiveness and relevance to their customers and key stakeholders?

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