Quarterly Design Thinking
Part intuition, part analysis, the decision to diversity or specialize stands at the intersection of a number of dichotomies. In this constantly changing, contradictory environment, business decision-makers need to strike a balance to find the innovation sweet spot – where core competencies meet market opportunities. Balance Brand and Product There are ultimately two kinds of... Read more »
A few of Rafael Rozendaal’s favorite things MISC’s own Leah Hunter on the four biggest barriers to connection in wearable technology. Five things Detroit is doing to rebalance the American dream. Amazon’s drones are coming! Vivian Schiller on hiring people who are smarter than you. Check out this studio’s slaughterhouse installation for Hermes. This wooden block brews coffee.
Brand: Ippodo tea. Twitter Account: I’m sure Salvador Dali would have made a good Twitter figure. App: Instagram. Virtue: Kindness or generosity. Blog: TechCrunch, just to keep up on what’s possible. Activity: Running, hiking and swimming. I want to spend more time in nature. I love the beach. Rafaël Rozendaal is an internet artist. Find... Read more »
Detroit is filing for bankruptcy. Once a pillar of American values, Detroit was a showcase of the potential of capital and industry to grant wishes and make dreams come true. Today, tens of thousands of retired Detroit workers stand to lose their pensions because the city has been granted protection from its creditors. This is... Read more »
Soon-to-depart chief digital officer at NBC News, Vivian Schiller will head news partnerships at Twitter from the start of January. She spoke to MISC’s Robert Bolton on her work habits, leadership style and love for her Kuerig. Find the full interview in MISC Winter 2014, The Balance Issue. “I don’t want to be the smartest... Read more »