Why is Design Thinking important?

Design thinking has received a lot of attention in business press over the past few years.  For example, in June 2014 Forbes published the article “Why Design Thinking should be at the heart of your business” and in Sep 2015 Harvard Business Review had an issue dedicated to Design Thinking. What is so special about how designers think and act …

Digitalisation, an opportunity or threat

Guest blogger: Jonas Wallengren, Orange Business Services   In our previous blog we discussed the mis-usage of knowledge workers and how that are negatively affected by short comings and the 5 dysfunctions. In this blog we will discuss digitalisation, an opportunity or threat and why this is so important for us to understand. We have invited Jonas Wallengren, Senior Digital …

The mis-usage of knowledge workers…

In our previous blog we talked about the 5 dysfunctions in organisations and why they exist. In this blog we will further elaborate about innovations and the mis-usage of knowledge workers that is happening in todays organisations. We will also outline a possible why forward. As we stated earlier innovation matters more than ever. With innovation, your organization stays relevant. It continues …

Exploitation vs Exploration

Life is simple. We only have to do two kinds of things: A. Things that make us survive today B. Things that make us survive in the future Life will not be what we hoped for if we focus too much on either A or B. In an organizational setting, A. represents doing what we do and is often referred …

The Five Dysfunctions of your Organization

Innovation matters more than ever.  With innovation, your organization stays relevant.  It continues to evolve and bring wealth to society.  In a world that is moving faster and faster, innovation becomes a matter of life and death.  Yet, innovation is poorly understood. There are many stories of failed initiatives. Why is it difficult? Innovation is a natural part of our …