From Cale Birk - Along with friend and colleague Simon Breakspear, I have been kicking around the idea of frugal innovation for the past few months. While frugal innovation is a term that is often used in fields outside of education, and there have been a number of books about the concept, it can be adapted to education with a definition such as this:
Enter "Designing Your Life," a new and wildly popular course for Stanford juniors and seniors that is grounded in design thinking concepts and techniques. The course’s lessons gave him the perspective he needed to navigate decisions about life and work post graduation.
That’s how we think of it. If we can get out of the way, our guests can create more memories.
It also allows Disney to optimize employees. The goal was to create a system that would essentially replace the time spent fiddling with payments and tickets for moments of personal interactions with visitors.
“move past transactions, into an interactive space, where they can personalize the experience,”
In fact, it’s called the paradox of choice: You make people happier not by giving them more options but by stripping away as many as you can
via Bo Adams - "n thinking about what we’ll need from our future leaders, executives have come to realize that the ability to innovate will be one of the foremost qualities–that is, the ability to quickly identify solutions for problems, many of which don’t even exist yet."
From fastcodesign - The country's strongest innovators embrace creativity, play, and collaboration -- values that also inform their physical spaces.
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