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01 Mar 2021

Discover Weak Signals To Move Beyond Disruption

Living in a time of disruption creates opportunities for deep reflection. For most of us the last 12 months has been a sustained period of change and the questions that we have been pondering have been profound. Many of us have been wondering; are our outputs important or even relevant in this new world? Do […]

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10 Feb 2021

Data-Thinking and Design-Thinking: Creating Strategic Outcomes

Designers are now solving problems at the intersection of two disciplines : data and design. 20 years ago, I began my working life as a graphic designer performing in global advertising and design agencies. And then my understanding of what design was changed. As the influence of good design grew so did my view of […]

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01 Feb 2021

Growth In The Next Economy: Focus on Customer and Employee Experience

The signals of change planted in 2020 are now expanding in 2021. One of the most important shifts has involved delivering quality customer experience in a low or no touch economy. The second significant shift was the move from the office to remote work. This new online world has exposed some interesting opportunities for companies […]

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17 Jan 2021

Design Thinking: A Core Skill For A Post VUCA World

2021 has arrived and the world is a very different place. How do we navigate this new landscape? At Echos we believe in empowering people to design desirable futures. For many of us, making decisions about how to create new futures can feel difficult when the world seems unstable and unclear. To assist with moving […]

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10 Dec 2020

Design Your New Life For 2021

2020 is drawing to a close. It is time to ask, what do you want for your 2021? If the last year has taught us anything, it is that we cannot predict or control what happens to us.  However, that should not stop us from imagining what we desire for our futures and creating a […]

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08 Dec 2020

Digital Products Need A Value Proposition And A North Star Vision

Having a vision of what your product is and how it changes the lives of your customers is an often overlooked but critical part of the process of digital product development. It is a step that takes place when a team creates a value proposition. The value a product creates in the world must be […]

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24 Nov 2020

How Bias Move Businesses Away From Their Users

A user-centric approach is a fundamental component of practicing human centred design principles in business. And yet, for many organisations it is a concept that is not fully understood or applied. Unfortunately, most companies fail dramatically in the task of connecting empathically with their users. And the rapid disruptions that businesses are experiencing means having […]

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10 Nov 2020

How To Use The Business Model Canvas

The Business Model Canvas is a visual tool that entrepreneurs or multidisciplinary teams use to quickly define and communicate a new business idea or concept. It is a one-page strategic document that contains nine different key ‘building blocks’ that should be taken into account when developing a new idea. This process was created by Alexander […]

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27 Oct 2020

The Rise of the Chief Design Officer, Becoming A Design Leader

Design and innovation is no longer a nice to have for businesses who wish to flourish in the ‘next normal’ and beyond. Welcome to the rise of the CDO, or the Chief Design Officer.  The time to start building leadership skills is now. Individuals who currently hold the roles of team champion, product owner, lead […]

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20 Oct 2020

7 Rules For Effective Lateral Thinking And Brainstorming

All problem solving is fundamentally a creative act. Creativity is made possible by a style of thinking known as lateral thinking; a term first coined by Edward de Bono in 1967. This refers to a person’s capacity to work through problems by imagining solutions that cannot be arrived at with deductive or logical processes. Another […]

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