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October 24, 2016

5 things we learned when visiting Japan

5 things we learned when visiting Japan as part of the Belgian state visit:
Japanese people are very much group-centered. Japanese people like lots of information and clear instructions. Japan is an uncharted territory for Business Model Innovation. The quintessential product designer still exists in Japan. And domestic robots are quite normal.

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January 5, 2016

How many ideas do we need when designing or innovating? Pinball or Pachinko.

When designing new solutions, there is a question that keeps popping up. How many ideas should we: develop? How many should we have in the end? Well, we’re not going to put a number on it, but rather a general principle, called pinball or pachinko. To do this, let’s draw a comparison between pinball and pachinko.

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