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New content on innovation and design thinking topics is published here regularly. Completely free of charge and always up to date – benefit from high-quality content penned by a professional journalist.

Podcast “Designed Innovation”

Every 14 days, always on Monday, there is a new podcast here. “Designed Innovation” covers for example topics like design thinking, innovation, lean, but also very practical experiences. By the way, with a special focus on solo self-employed (but not only). The start date is August 23, 2021.

Blog and Knowledge Base

In the context of my master thesis I have intensively dealt with Design Thinking. On this basis, I am building up a knowledge base here, but I also supplement this with blog posts around the topics that interest me in the field of Agile.

  • Interview: Asking good questions
    The interview is a central method of all agile methods. And not only there. After all, good interviewing brings real insights into the problem and solution space of products and services.
  • High/low grid for brainstorming
    The classification of creative thoughts, for example after a brainstorming session, into a concrete action set is not so easy. The High/Low-Grid can be of help here, as it helps to set priorities.
  • A history, like on Wikipedia
    In a smart-technologically optimized future society, “Peter’s problem” suddenly becomes a synonym for the fact that an algorithm may not be omniscient after all. In his novel “Qualityland,” author Marc-Uwe Kling tries his hand at a dystopian societal credit yet ends up delivering a consumer product: an excellent read, but still not exactly profound.
  • Brainstorming – but doing it right
    Brainstorming is also an essential method of Design Thinking. But it is usually misused. Used correctly, it has the potential for authentic creativity.
  • Design Thinking: The Mindset is Important
    Why doesn’t Design Thinking work in your company? The answer is simple and complicated at the same time: Often, it is the missing “mindset.” Why is it so important to think about this?