Category Archives: design thinking

Prototypes or Quick Wins ?

In the typical Change Management orthodoxy, there is this notion that you have to identify so called “quick wins” in order to gain momentum for your initiative. I do not deny the importance of such early successes : it develops … Continue reading

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Book Review : One From Many, Dee Hock

Well, this is a book that many people recommended me over the last years. But the word “chaordic” – invented by Dee Hock to describe new kinds of organizations – seemed to me so much like a typical consultant buzzword … Continue reading

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Lessons From California

I just come back from a trip made with a team of 15 persons from a large French retail company. We went there from May, 23 to May, 29 2011 and visited companies like Whole Foods Markets, Lowe’s, Ideo, Cisco, … Continue reading

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IDEA : Can France be part of the Design Thinking Community ?

A few weeks ago, EM Lyon and Centrale Lyon communicated about the launch of a common venture : IDEA, inspired by Stanford D-School or Aalto University Design Factory in Helsinki. This is great news, since Design Thinking has not been … Continue reading

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