Raise your hand if you’ve never ever received an unsolicited email. A spam email. An unwanted creation that populates your inbox with titles aimed to grab your attention. Yup, I knew it! No hands were raised. The fact is we all are bombarded by spam, and it gets so well disguised that even the most sophisticated spam killers can’t see behind the smoke and mirrors.
Space! The final frontier… of design. These are the voyages of your laborious enterprise. Your continuing mission: to explore new dimensions, to seek out new layouts and new arrangements, to boldly go where no designer has gone before…
Do semantics have anything to do with this? should have been the actual title of this post... Fishy? Keep reading, you will understand what I mean. This adventure all started with one simple question: Why do so many disagreements stem from the interpretation of words?
The majority of software development companies, gaming companies and tech companies have now adopted the open space concept. Communication & PR agencies, journalism, engineering also have moved to open concept. Is there an obvious message here? What do you think? Does the best innovation happen behind closed doors or does it happen as a collective?
Given that innovation is so vital to a business, what are its key ingredients? How can businesses innovate and what does it take to make them survive in a highly competitive market? This is a very challenging question as there is no single rule or recipe that works for every company given that each one has its own operating model, external environment, etc. However there are common conditions needed to be present in order for innovation to happen.