Market Disruptions. Clayton Christensen on disruptive innovators and how to hire a milkshake. From the University of Phoenix Lecture Series.
frog Design’s Turi McKinley sits down with GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group) to discuss problem solving, design research, and answering tough questions during the research phase when designing a product. In her role as the leader of Frog’s design research practice, Turi uses GLG expert interviews to help her team learn about new industries and develop an empathy based approach to users when designing a service.
Up to 50 percent of all neo-natal deaths in the developing world occur within the first 24 hours of delivery, largely the result of inadequate access to healthcare and precarious conditions for mothers at birth. Because survival chances increase if the baby is not born premature, malnourished or underweight, frog’s solution supports the mother from the start of pregnancy through the gestation period and after the birth.
Typical stories of creativity and invention focus on finding novel ways to solve problems. James Dyson found a way to adapt the industrial cyclone to eliminate the bag in a vacuum cleaner. Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque developed cubism as a technique for including several views of a scene in the same painting. The desktop operating system developed at Xerox PARC replaced computer commands with a spatial user interface.