Posts Tagged: design

Standards for Innovation and Design

DBA Procurement Ready

Do we need standards for innovation management and design? ISO, the International Organization for Standardization, certainly thinks so. Since 2012/13, Technical Committee ISO/TC 279 has been working towards the development of standards covering the ‘terminology, tools, methods and interactions between relevant parties to enable innovation’. Progress, however, has been very slow with the new standard… Read more »

Should Design Be Front and Centre of Jobs, Skills and Services in the UK?

Design Council

Sarah Weir, Design Council Chief Executive, has called for design to be placed at the centre of rebuilding the post-election UK economy. An economy strong enough to tackle wide ranging social problems relating to health, social care and housing while raising living standards for all In a hard hitting message, she argues that a new,… Read more »

Video: Realising Potential

Potential Energy

Someone recently asked me what I did for a living? I started off by saying ‘I am a product design engineer…….’ What I should have said was: ‘I realise potential’. It sounds a bit ‘life coach’ but it does make the point. I have now worked in a demanding creative industry for over 20 years… Read more »