“There is no such thing as a failed experiment — only unexpected outcomes.”
- Buckminster Fuller
Last year I ran into a friend — a credit union CEO — at a conference. He asked about my travel plans, and I mentioned that I was headed to his state later this year to give a talk on experimentation. He jokingly called over to his Chief Financial Officer and asked, “Is experimentation even allowed at our credit union?”
Yes, CFOs manage financial risk, and often this earns them a reputation as being conservative, especially with R&D or even new project budgets requiring…
I’m writing this on a plane to Geneva, Switzerland. This week I’ll be participating in three separate but intermingled events:
As the pace of technology changes, designers must become deliberate about learning to “doodle” with technology.
Technological doodling, in the sense I mean it, was not possible until recently. Three recent overlapping trends make it possible: