NEWS & THINKING

We’re sending our employees packing!

We all know millennials aren’t the easiest to please; they are always on the hunt for new experiences. Staff retention and talent shortage is an increasing challenge for organisations all over the world and they are all revising their strategies to attract and retain a new...

Breeding grounds for China’s next ‘unicorn’

Hong Kong is becoming a hotbed for IoT start-ups and attracting a number of incubators and accelerators to set-up shop in the twin cities Hong Kong and Shenzhen, leveraging benefits from both sides. As the IoT industry gains momentum, the demands intensify. The bars for lead-times...

Keynote in Ningbo for HK TDC

Last week I was honored to represent HK’s Creative Industries in a keynote speech for the Hong Kong Trade & Development Council in Ningbo, China. Hong Kong is in my view a unique city that sits in-between east and west. People fly in, products are...

10 questions to help you write a killer design brief

A design brief is something that is vital to any design project and frames the expected delivery. It provides designers with the essential information they will need to reach or even better, exceed clients’ expectations. In the same way as markets has matured and evolved...

Nuts and Bolts for IoT Startups

As the IoT industry gains momentum, the demands continue to intensify. The bars for lead-times and cost efficiency are constantly being raised and the unforgiving millennial consumer will only give you one chance to deliver upon your promise. It’s a cut-throat competition not many survive. Because...

A guide to how design grow shareholder value

I’m surprised that I still meet many companies that do not see the link between design and good business. I felt compelled to write up my thoughts and highlight my 5 strongest arguments for how design can spur business growth. Last year management consulting giant McKinsey...

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