Dr Federico’s Vimeo MashUp on Coronavirus and Design Thinking

Due to COVID-19 in Spring 2020, all of my classes at Plymouth State University (see “Making of an Entrepreneurial University“) went suddenly online and students fled to remote locations. We were all heartbroken! My objectives in teaching Coronavirus and Design Thinking were emotional as much as educational to support students Continue Reading

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Benjamin Boyd, Australian buccaneer entrepreneur, eaten by cannibals

Australia’s history is full of famous entrepreneurs who worked for good or evil. The following is the colorful story of Benjamin Boyd, Australia’s nineteenth-century originator of the get-rich-quick scheme. He was certainly not the first in a long list of Australian Criminal Entrepreneurs and opportunists.   Also available is the Wikipedia Continue Reading

3D manufacturing

End of Home Depot? 3D printing as a disruptive business model

Because of its economics of scale and elimination of complexity, additive manufacturing (AM), for example with 3D printing, allow us cheaply and quickly to iterate our design ideas into repeated forms to validate the product-solution fit, even to customize products down to user/market of one customer. We can go through Continue Reading

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Use case: Designing a better solution for the Irula rat catchers

Watch the 3-minute video about the Irula rat catchers When we design a new product, we keep in mind the concrete needs, fears, desires, frustrations, and pains of the customer or stakeholder. In this famous case analysis by Siri Tejesen, designers solved a terrible customer pain — respiratory diseases — Continue Reading

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Use case: Social ethnodroids for pretotyping in language learning

In this two-part essay, in Using Pretotype vs Prototype in hypothesis-based entrepreneurship, we first introduced the concepts of pretotyping and hypothesis-driven entrepreneurship.  In the second part, we are going to apply this approach to pretotyping in language learning using an ethnographic robot called a social ethnodroid. See also another pretotyping Continue Reading

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Using Pretotype vs Prototype in hypothesis-based entrepreneurship

In this two-part  essay, we first cover the concepts of pretotype vs prototype and hypothesis-based entrepreneurship.  In the second part, Use case: Social ethnodroids for pretotyping in language learning, we are going to apply this approach to the design of children’s language learning toys using an ethnographic robot called a Continue Reading

Empathy

Empathic mindset: Key to design entrepreneurship

Elsewhere we have discussed the mind of the design entrepreneur. The designerly mindset is based foremost on empathy, namely, the ability to put yourself into your customer’s/client’s/stakeholder’s shoes to understand problems from their perspective. A key trait of design entrepreneurs is cultivating the empathic mindset. When you can do this, Continue Reading

Thoughts and Design

Anticipatory design science and entrepreneurial opportunity

Using design entrepreneurship, entrepreneurs listen to and empathize with customer pains and then generate solutions using the materials and resources at hand. [i]  This is what Buckminster Fuller , designer of the first geodetic sphere, called anticipatory design science, which aligns the human species with the design of our environment. Continue Reading

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The Emergence of Biosphere Entrepreneurship

Abstract This theoretical article combines entrepreneurship, economics and sustainability to build a new theory of biosphere entrepreneurship.  Going beyond business and social entrepreneurship — which add value to private and community domains, respectively — biosphere entrepreneurship adds value to the biosphere and ecosystem services.  The purpose of this article is Continue Reading

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‘Entrepreneur’ as ‘UnderTaker’: Cultural definitions

Have you ever wondered why we use the French word entrepreneur instead of proper English cultural definition of entrepreneur? What is the cultural definition of entrepreneurship? The word entrepreneur is derived from the French entreprendre, meaning ‘to take in between’, or ‘to undertake’. English doesn’t really have its own word Continue Reading

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Australia’s Spiritualist Water Entrepreneur . . . and Prime Minister

Speech commemorating the launch of the exhibition ‘Alfred Deakin: The Man’ at the Alfred Deakin Prime Ministerial Library in Geelong, Victoria, August 10, 2011. This is part of the author’s focus on entrepreneurship, climate change, sustainability, and the biosphere. Introduction This article commemorates the 2011 launch of the exhibition ‘Alfred Continue Reading

Pretotyping for CoronaVirus ventilators

DEFINITION OF PRETOTYPE.  DEFINITION OF PROTOTYPE. How does Coronavirus relate to Design Thinking and Entrepreneurship Education? It’s all about finding minimally viable product examples.  The lesson “Pretotyping for CoronaVirus” was about “pretotyping” (pretend-prototyping), which is a step in creating a minimal viable product (MVP).  At minute 4’00”, New York Governor Andrew Continue Reading

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Lean startup and design thinking to expand business horizons

This significant article on Lean startup and design thinking comes from the Project Management Perspective and has great content on the value of the “lean startup” approach to business model development. Lean embraces Design Thinking: the human-centered approach. A definition lean startup is a method used by business organizations to Continue Reading

Pretotype, prototype, product: The PalmPilot

Ideation and Prototyping in HackATL

#DesignEntrepreneurship Magazine Bot | entreVersity uses expert-driven AI to choose top articles/posts about #DesignEntrepreneurship, #DesignThinking, and #LeanStartUp in #entrepreneurshipeducation #entrepreneurialmindset #emprendimiento More Design Thinking Use Cases | Like this feed? Subscribe here | This article from IQ Magazine has great content on showing how HackATL uses ideation and prototyping to Continue Reading

“To Engineer is to Create Skilfully”

‘Engineering entrepreneurship’ comes of age?

This article is a great lament about the lack of experiential education in engineer while promoting Engineering as a ‘clever’ occupation | Other Design Thinking in Science Entrepreneurship | | Re-imagining education for entrepreneurs through design-based enterprising mind-sets. | #DesignEntrepreneurship Magazine Bot uses expert-driven AI to choose top articles/posts about Continue Reading

Creating an Outbreak of Innovation in a Pandemic

COVID-19 and innovation in the workplace

This article has great content on COVID-19 is about COVID-19 and innovation — breaking traditional ways of thinking about work, productivity and people management. | Other Design Thinking in Health and Medical Entrepreneurship  | Re-imagining education for entrepreneurs through design-based enterprising mind-sets. | #DesignEntrepreneurship Magazine Bot uses expert-driven AI to Continue Reading

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The Endless Frontier Act Could Bring back American Innovation

#DesignEntrepreneurship Magazine Bot | entreVersity uses expert-driven AI to choose top articles/posts about #DesignEntrepreneurship, #DesignThinking, and #LeanStartUp in #entrepreneurshipeducation #entrepreneurialmindset #emprendimiento More Design Thinking Use Cases | Like this feed? Subscribe here | John Kao (radical creativity for distrupted time writes great content on How the Endless Frontier Act could Continue Reading

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Design Education and Innovation for Brand-driven Innovation

This significant article has great content about Design Entrepreneurship and Innovation and on how design education (including design entrepreneurship) can better prepare students to play value-creating roles in brand-driven innovation| Other posts in Design Thinking | Re-imagining education for entrepreneurs through design-based enterprising mind-sets. | #DesignEntrepreneurship Magazine Bot uses expert-driven Continue Reading

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Use Case: China not using Design Thinking in Corona Virus

#DesignEntrepreneurship Magazine Bot | Like this magazine? Subscribe here | design thinking and coronavirus COVID-19 | Expert-driven AI top articles posts about #DesignEntrepreneurship, #DesignThinking, and #LeanStartUp in #entrepreneurshipeducation #entrepreneurialmindset #emprendimiento More Design Thinking Use Cases | “design thinking” and “corona virus” or covid-19 | Other Design Thinking in Health & Continue Reading

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Post-Virus: Evidence needed for coronavirus and business reinvention

#DesignEntrepreneurship Magazine Bot | coronavirus and business reinvention| Like this magazine? Subscribe here | Business reinvention in the post-virus era  | Expert-driven AI top articles posts about #DesignEntrepreneurship, #DesignThinking, and #LeanStartUp in #entrepreneurshipeducation #entrepreneurialmindset #emprendimiento More Design Thinking Use Cases | More on Health & Medicine Whoever is behind Citi Continue Reading

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