Innovation

Your constantly-updated definition of Innovation and collection of topical content and literature

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Literature on Innovation

Here’s the entire UX literature on Innovation by the Interaction Design Foundation, collated in one place:

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Design Thinking: New Innovative Thinking for New Problems

Design Thinking: New Innovative Thinking for New Problems

Einstein was certainly right — we can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them. In addition, with the rapid changes in society, the methods we have previously used to solve many of the problems we face are no longer effective. We need to develop new ways of thinking in order to design better solutions, ser...

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Disruptive Innovation

Ch 17: Disruptive Innovation

A disruptive technology or disruptive innovation is an innovation that helps create a new market and value network, and eventually goes on to disrupt an existing market and value network. The term is used in business and technology literature to describe innovations that improve a product or service in ways that the market does not expect. Altho...

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Three Ideation Methods to Enhance Your Innovative Thinking

Three Ideation Methods to Enhance Your Innovative Thinking

“In a world where business is more interested in ‘best practice’ rather than different practice, is it any wonder that products and services, companies and organisations are all beginning to look the same?” the three authors rhetorically ask in ?What If!'s classic book on creativity and innovation, Sticky Wisdom. How to Start a Creative Revoluti...

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Open User Innovation

Ch 18: Open User Innovation

Almost 30 years ago, researchers began a systematic study of innovation by end users and user firms. At that time, the phenomenon was generally regarded as a minor oddity. Today, it is clear that innovation by users, generally openly shared, is a very powerful and general phenomenon. It is rapidly growing due to continuing advances in computing ...

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How to Future-Proof your Design Career : Expert Insights from Kevin Bethune

How to Future-Proof your Design Career : Expert Insights from Kevin Bethune

Ever wondered how you can get greater support for UX design within your organization? Ever considered a mid-career transition into design? Ever worried that your design skills might come up short when you work with unfamiliar new technology? These are common concerns in the UX design industry, but it’s often hard to come by reliable, experience-...

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