Everything we know about collaborating at work is changing: where it's done, how it's done and who does it. Most conversations are not going to be face-to-face, and we need courageous facilitators to broker dialogs among a widening range of stakeholders right now.
'Innovation' and 'Leadership' are two words that get used often - sometimes too often - on their own, but are rarely used together. Figuring out ..
Over 20 years ago Steve Jobs uttered the words, “You’ve got to start with the customer experience and work backwards to the technology.” Some..
After running hundreds of design sprints and training thousands of people across the world, AJ&Smart have a good handle on the most common..
As we make more progress with design thinking and it gains continued adoption within the world's most innovative companies, the urgency of how we..
The first ever global virtual design sprint was generated from a simple thesis: If design sprints work well with everyone in the same room, could..
Design-led organizations thrive when they instill a culture that makes it safe and normal for their teams to collaborate visually.
We don't always have the time or resources to conduct a full design sprint - or we just don't need the complete structure of a design sprint at..
Design workshops help companies frame challenging problems and find optimal solutions - but what happens when you're on a globally distributed..
As a facilitator, you have the opportunity to create brief experiences to elevate/punctuate moments throughout a design sprint. These special..
We literally build our lives one conversation at a time, but we're also defined by the limits of the conversations we can..
Design sprints are a great way to bring your team together to focus on a single problem - but what if your team doesn’t have the time or budget to..
How can you make your organization more innovative, adaptive, and creatively competitive?
It's been a great year for those of us who promote the use of Design Thinking. Change-makers in large organizations, you now have examples and..
People around the globe have recognized the value of design thinking, yet many are struggling to successfully integrate it into their daily work..
Design thinking offers a problem-solving approach widely adopted by the most innovative companies and organizations - but beyond anecdotal success..