4 Ways Design Thinking Can Be a Powerful Tool for Change

Posted by ExperiencePoint on Feb 22, 2016 7:00:00 AM

(4 min read)

As we discussed in our previous post, a common challenge organizations face with their innovation initiatives is getting the idea out in the world. Executives put out the mandate:

We need to be more innovative. We want great ideas. Innovation needs to be part of our core principles and everyday practice.

But even when great solutions are introduced to the organization, many remain best-kept secrets, failing to ever reach scale. More often than not, the problem is that the stakeholders who will make or break the idea’s execution aren’t ready, willing and able to support its success. They haven’t bought in to the change.

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Topics: Change Management, Innovation, Change, Design Thinking, Article

Are Your Innovative Solutions Gathering Dust?

Posted by ExperiencePoint on Jan 26, 2016 7:00:00 AM

(3 min read)

A company senses changes ahead in its market, changes that could rock its very foundation. Against this turning tide, it assembles an enthusiastic, talented team and gives them a mission: go create the future.

And that’s what the team does. It challenges convention. It tries out new ideas. It develops concepts and components that look nothing like the status quo. It’s a radical leap forward.

And they can’t seem to get management to care. The executives’ implicit question: How can this be our future when it’s not even part of our bread-and-butter product line?

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Topics: Change Management, Innovation, Change, Design Thinking, Article

Partnering to Give Back

Posted by ExperiencePoint on Sep 19, 2013 7:30:00 AM

At ExperiencePoint we’ve been tremendously fortunate to have had help from many different people in many different ways over the years. We’re very thankful, and giving back is an important part of our culture.  So, too, is partnership. Over the past year we’ve teamed up with several partners to provide change and innovation training to some incredible not-for-profits.  Here’s a recent story we’re delighted to share.

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Topics: Change Management, Change

Responding to Feedback: GlobalTech Update, Feb 2010

Posted by David Haapalehto on Feb 8, 2010 3:15:00 PM

Even though we’ve been hard at work on ExperienceInnovation, we’ve made some time to respond to feedback we’ve heard on ExperienceChange: GlobalTech. We have addressed some minor user experience issues and added a feature we’ve had a lot of requests for—the ability for learners to interview stakeholders before the day of a session without the ability to implement tactics.

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Topics: Change Management