Trailblazing [Post #3]
Blogs, cameras, smart phones…all these things are seamlessly integrated into our daily lives, and some of us can’t even imagine a life without these technologies. Which is why it was such a shock when we found out we couldn’t use these tools in our digital journaling study. The proposed research method required members to use their smart phones to take photos and write blog...
MindSwarms 101 [Post #2]
Along came web cams… I spent an entire morning learning all that I can about MindSwarms. Thanks Ryan, for sharing your knowledge! In short, MindSwarms is a research method that captures the full potential of web cams. Each MindSwarms study consist of seven questions, and each answer is a one minute web cam recording from the participant. Here are some examples of a video responses....
Design thinking and tools to focus on your customer as applied to innovation: http://www.amazon.com/Designing-Growth-Thinking-Managers-Publishing/dp/0231158386/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1321054515&sr=1-1 Super easy and fun read of 1-2 page lessons to challenge the way we often think work has to be...
Classic innovation Harvard Business School...
Innovation Perspective from leadership of IDEO, a...
About crowds and their thinking potential
Wisdom of Crowds by James Surowiecki In this fascinating book, New Yorker business columnist James Surowiecki explores a deceptively simple idea: Large groups of people are smarter than an elite few, no matter how brilliant–better at solving problems, fostering innovation, coming to wise decisions, even predicting the future. With boundless erudition and in delightfully clear prose,...