What is a Design Futurist and why do I need one?

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What is a Design Futurist and why do I need one?

When I first heard or saw the term “futurist” as someone's job title many years ago, I initially thought they might have been a science fiction writer or an artist or maybe just someone with a grand vision of “Tomorrowland.” With some investigation, I discovered my first impressions of a futurist weren’t really that far from the reality.

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How To Innovate Like DARPA

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How To Innovate Like DARPA

What we’re learning in today’s innovation economy is that the critical factor of any successful R&D effort is the ability to make meaningful connections from discovery as you progress through unanticipated challenges. Creativity is a process, not a commodity, and a practice for building on lateral, multidimensional thinking. But how does an organization kick-start or validate the creative R&D process?

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