Will future innovation help us live long and prosper?
An article in Fast Company touched on the demise of Design Thinking and its failure to produce the innovation promised. And for the most part, I agree.
It needs a culture that allows for risk, trust, and failure. However, in the spirit of Design Thinking, we should reframe what we hoped to get out of the strategy. If we were hoping for wildly raucous innovation that left us speechless, then sure, I can understand the disappointment.
But if we see it for what it is, a way to think differently, then we should give it more credence. The major frustration with Design Thinking is that we asked too much of it.
As the name implies, it is about thinking, yet innovation requires a very significant amount of doing. Innovation is not creativity. Innovation is a discernible benefit to society. We then see if an organization can take a great idea and have the forbearance to move it past one or two iterations.
It takes time, patience and failure. We need to have the same attitude with Design Thinking.
Design Thinking was a significant first step in bringing a culture of innovation to large, process-driven organizations. What are your thoughts on Design Thinking?
Has it been successful for you?to Innovation, Design, and Creativity Details Due Points Objectives Compare and contrast innovation, design, and creativity.
Analyze the benefits of innovation, design, and creative thinking in meeting organizational objectives. Apple’s Systemic Approach To Innovation. Apple is widely considered as the #1 innovative company in the world. The company’s innovation strategy involves terrific new products and innovative business models.
The company delivers consumers with a succession of presents – great software in fabulous hardware in beautiful packaging (“really good ideas wrapped up in other really good ideas.
The need for constant reinvention is a given in today’s business environment. And while a breakthrough product or concept can catapult an organization ahead of its competitors, in these fast-paced times, that advantage is often short-lived.
Employee creativity and innovation are essential for the success of any business, particularly in times of economic turmoil. There is a clear connection between employee engagement and innovation according to a Gallup poll.
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