Archives: October 2009

Tim Brown And Roger Martin Together Talking Design Thinking

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 29

IDEO's Tim Brown has a new book out--Change by Design--and Rotman School of Management' Roger Martin has a new book out--The Design of Business. On November 11, I will moderate...

Who is Henrik Fisker? He Just Got a Half Billion Dollar Loan From Washington to Build Plug-Ins

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 28

Fisker just got a big loan from Washington to buy an old GM plant to assemble plug-in hybrid cars. But who the heck is Fisker? Then I remembered this piece...

21 Young Design Thinkers Making A Difference

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 28

Check out these people--their schools, degrees and employers. This is the heart of design these days. Hey Venessa, you are doing an incredible job covering Design!...

Design in Korea and the Science of Designomics

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 28

I'm going to be giving a keynote speech at the big Design Korea conference in early December on "Designomics." I hadn't heard the term before but I like it a...

Building A Design Culture in China--Tim Marshall, Provost of The New School

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 27

Check out this great Business Week podcast on China's exploding design scene by New School Provost Tim Marshall, previously dean of Parsons School of Design. Tim talks about the hot...

Are Smart Grids Really Stupid?

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 27

There's a wonderful story on windpower and smart grids by John Carey just out as the Obama Administration begins to finance the creation of a smart grid system in the...

Crowdsourcing, Social Business Models, Innovation--Bruce Nussbaum Talks With David Armano

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 27

Here's an insightful conversation on innovation, design and social media between David and me, thanks mostly to the great questions Armano asks. I'm following the new Dachis Group since it...

Health By Design--Notes From the GE HealthCare Conference

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 25

GE's Health By Design conference in NYC generated a significant number of insights into the shape of health care reform that go far beyond what is being discussed in Washington...

Best Article On China in Years

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 24

Check out this balanced, insightful and cautious piece on China's economy in Bizweek. It's hard to get through the hype on China these days and this piece does just that....

Inside The App Economy at Apple, Facebook and Zynga.

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 24

Read this great story on the growing app economy at Apple, Facebook and Zynga. A new economy based on a new platform. Do you know who Eddie Cue is? This...

Who Needs Conde Nast? Gen Y Builds It's Own Fashion Platforms

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 24

I'm working with Parson's grad Kelsey Meuse to build out a Gen Y Research Collaborative and she pointed me to Lookbook.nu. It's a simple digg-type platform where Gen Yers around...

Bill Buxton--The Man Who Invented Touch Screen Touch

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 23

I went out drinking with Bill Buxton in Providence, RI, at the recent BIF5 conference and we talked about how he was building three canoes based on three Canadian Native...

GE HealthCare Conference--Insights and Lessons

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 23

GE's extraordinary CMO Beth Comstsock and GE HealthCare's design guru Bob Schwartz put on Health By Design, a really important little conference on Thursday. I was lucky to be part...

Designer Richard Sapper's Story On The Original ThinkPad

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 21

I talked with Richard Sapper, the amazing design genius, at Knoll on Tuesday. He's developed a beautiful arm that holds monitors in the air above your desk. You can fold...

Apple and Amazon Do Platform Innovation--And Succeed in a Recession

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 21

Amazon just announced that people are reading more and more books on the Kindle days after Appple announced that people are downloading more and more applications on the iPhone. And...

China Design Now Show in Portland: From Imitation to Innovation

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 17

The Portland Art Museum has a great China Design Now exhibition going that I plan to see. The exhibition shows that China has three centers of design--Shanghai for fashion and...

Warm Ice Cream--Nestle Designs Large Scale Social Systems

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 16

I was a co-host at BIF5 last week (Business Innovation Factory) and had a wonderfully insightful public conversation with Helmut Traitler, the Vice President of Innovation Partnerships for Nestlé who...

Sorry, Back From Dark. Life in Beta

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 14

Sorry for being silent for three weeks. Living life in beta, with business models melting down and careers morphing, is common to all of us these days. Me included. We...

The World's Best Design Thinking Programs

Posted by: Bruce Nussbaum on October 01

Looking for innovative thinkers? Check out the 2009 list of the Best Design Programs in the World by Business Week. It has both business-based and design-based programs that integrate the...

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