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Urban Mobility is big business, so why are we still stuck in traffic?

A view from a non-mobility expert

The 4th European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans which took place on 29-30 March 2017 in Dubrovnik, Croatia covered a diverse range of issues, from...

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Three reasons why you are the one holding back innovation

by Remco Lenstra on Apr 14, 2017 in: , Business Design & Innovation

In the many conversations we at the Business Design & Innovation Expertise Center have with people from various companies, we will regularly hear people say something along the lines of: “I know...

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Play time is over

DMI (The Design Management Institute) annually measures the Design Value Index (DVI)* based on a portfolio of 16 listed shares of companies that are considered ‘design-centric’. A design-centric...

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Design Thinking Incorporated

by Remco Lenstra on Mar 10, 2017 in: , Business Design & Innovation

"If you rewind through design history, the most thrilling periods are the ones of the greatest change, when designers interpreted shifts in science, technology, behavior and politics for the rest...

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How to translate customer insights into innovation with added value?

It is crucial for the competitiveness of technology-driven businesses in the manufacturing industry to efficiently develop new and better products. Namely the process through which companies...

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PSS #4 - The PSS tool kit will put a spring in your company's step

The IWT TETRA project “Internal leverage for the creation of successful PSS” is not only informative for Product Development students but also provides participating companies with useful...

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PSS #2 - Internal levers for successful product service systems

To set themselves apart from competitors, Flemish product orientated companies can no longer solely focus on products. They have to add service components to their supply. However, research shows...

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