Monthly Archives: January 2014

Becoming a “corporate catalyst” or a “garage based entrepreneur stocked with amazing tools”

 

In the context of my Executive MBA master thesis, I have read the HBR article “The New Corporate Garage” from September 2012. Explaining the four eras of innovation, I realized that the fourth era is perfectly applicable to want I strongly believe in.

My favorite quote of the article:

“Indeed, they empathize with the stereotypical garage-based entrepreneur. Their garage just happens to be stocked with amazing tools.”  (p. 52)

My passion comes from building products that “customers love” (Marty Cagan) combined with EMBA enabled amazing corporate tools. Looking forward to the challenges on my path forward…

Beyond Design Thinking

 

Today on Twitter, I stumbled upon the following article: “Beyond Design Thinking” by @kevinmccull.

Interesting to read that the concept of “Design Thinking” might be starting to become out of date. But then I realized that it is increasingly being absorbed within a much more strategic approach “for designers”.

Main learning: don´t believe in buzz words, but find your own way to use frameworks.

My motto is: “Digital Strategy Implementation & Design Thinking”. How about yours?