Team Design Thinking Demonstration

Applying Design Thinking Design Thinking can make sense on paper but it can be challenge to adopt it in an environment where it’s never been seen before. This quick 90 minute exercise takes pairs of participants through the steps of empathy and prototyping. What I’ve found is that not only do the participants come away…

Planning vs Design Thinking

To be innovative means to venture into the unknown. Design Thinking is the ideal technique for this, because it doesn’t expect a perfect plan at the outset. In fact Design Thinking is in many ways a rejection of the project planning mindset. How can we reconcile planning with innovation? A great clue lies in the…

Insanity: Building The Model 3 In A Tent

Shockingly bad In June 2018, Bloomberg published an article describing Tesla’s latest controversial measure – producing Model 3 cars in a tent covering the area of two football fields, constructed in the parking lot of their existing Fremont, California production facility. (The tent is visible in the title image of this post, behind the Model…

Cutting Rhythms: On-screen Drafting

This Guy Edits “This Guy Edits” is a Youtube channel devoted to the art and science of editing video. In this video, “this guy” Sven Pape discusses on-screen drafting with¬†Dr Karen Pearlman. ¬†Pearlman is a writer, director, editor and author of the book “Cutting Rhythms, Shaping the Film Edit”. A chapter in Cutting Rhythms describes…