Jobs To Be Done

In this chapter, you’ll learn about these plays: How to create a jobs-driven roadmapUsing job stories to solve specific design problemsHow to architect the structure of a solutionTesting assumptions directed by JTBD A software company I once worked for held what were called “hackweeks” once a quarter. This was a time for developers to work […]

These 13 Skills Will Improve Your Branding Efforts

What skill could an entrepreneur learn in his or her spare time that can help them improve their branding strategy or efforts? The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that […]

Toyo Ito and Ron Arad headline Business of Design Week 2018 in Hong Kong

Dezeen promotion: architects Ben van Berkel, Ron Arad and Toyo Ito are among the line-up of speakers announced for this year’s Business of Design Week conference – and Dezeen readers get 30 per cent off tickets. The annual event returns to Hong Kong from 3 to 8 December, 2018, and will explore the theme “Think, Collaborate, Create”. These ideas will […]

Senegal is building a $2 billion futuristic city to help cut down on overcrowding in Dakar — check out its abstract design

Hussein Bakri/BAD Consultant/Semer Group Senegalese leaders have long dreamed of building a new urban center amid mounting congestion and overcrowding in the capital city of Dakar. With a population that exceeds three million, the city plays host to skyrocketing housing costs and visibly high levels of unemployment. On any given day, locals encounter gridlocked roads, cramped minibuses, and […]