Publications

How do I tell them? Five steps for thoughful communication in transformation processes

When organizations have to change or respond to change, communication needs to be precisely designed and managed. Often the leading actors themselves are under pressure, they might have to make difficult decisions and have their own feelings and fears. So

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How do I tell them? Five steps for thoughful communication in transformation processes

When organizations have to change or respond to change, communication needs to be precisely designed and managed. Often the leading actors themselves are under pressure, they might have to make difficult decisions and have their own feelings and fears. So

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Design Mindset video training for the Future Work Skills Academy

Together with Creative Director Donna Eiby, I developed a one hour video training on the “Design Mindset” as a future work skill for the 4th industrial revolution. The Future Work Skills Academy offers the first comprehensive training program for the

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Design Mindset video training for the Future Work Skills Academy

Together with Creative Director Donna Eiby, I developed a one hour video training on the “Design Mindset” as a future work skill for the 4th industrial revolution. The Future Work Skills Academy offers the first comprehensive training program for the

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Thinking in Terms of Design – Article for hw.design’s nomad magazine

I am very proud to be part of the debut of hw.design‘s “nomad“, a magazine for design culture, business affairs & contemporary lifestyle. The issue is a true beauty with thoughtful photography, a sleek layout and really inspiring people. Our article is an

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Thinking in Terms of Design – Article for hw.design’s nomad magazine

I am very proud to be part of the debut of hw.design‘s “nomad“, a magazine for design culture, business affairs & contemporary lifestyle. The issue is a true beauty with thoughtful photography, a sleek layout and really inspiring people. Our article is an

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Short Video Interview for Innovation Blog

A while ago I ran a Design Thinking workshop for Safari Consulting, an innovation consultancy based in Mainz, Germany. It was a very fruitful exchange of experiences and tools with an energetic group of clever and knowledgeable consultants. They write

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Short Video Interview for Innovation Blog

A while ago I ran a Design Thinking workshop for Safari Consulting, an innovation consultancy based in Mainz, Germany. It was a very fruitful exchange of experiences and tools with an energetic group of clever and knowledgeable consultants. They write

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Interview on Design Thinking vs. Rock Music

As part of his series “Jochen meets…”, my friend and co-author Jochen Gürtler interviewed me about the differences and commonalities of creativity in a rock band vs. a Design Thinking team. The interview is in German, you can read it

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Interview on Design Thinking vs. Rock Music

As part of his series “Jochen meets…”, my friend and co-author Jochen Gürtler interviewed me about the differences and commonalities of creativity in a rock band vs. a Design Thinking team. The interview is in German, you can read it

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Design Thinking Live

Design Thinking Live is a collection of stories from people who have been in contact with Design Thinking and the HPI over the last few years. I am very happy to be among the amazing researchers, academics, entrepreneurs, alumni, practitioners who

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Design Thinking Live

Design Thinking Live is a collection of stories from people who have been in contact with Design Thinking and the HPI over the last few years. I am very happy to be among the amazing researchers, academics, entrepreneurs, alumni, practitioners who

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Design Thinking in the Social Sector

Wrote an article for the German magazine “SOZIALwirtschaft” on the application of Design Thinking to the social sector. Though there are quite a few challenges in that particular industry when it comes to their products and services, I learned from

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Design Thinking in the Social Sector

Wrote an article for the German magazine “SOZIALwirtschaft” on the application of Design Thinking to the social sector. Though there are quite a few challenges in that particular industry when it comes to their products and services, I learned from

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Sketching Introduction Onepager

I created a one page sketching course for the Berlin magazine by the agency kleiner und bold GmbH which was printed in a shortened form here.

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Sketching Introduction Onepager

I created a one page sketching course for the Berlin magazine by the agency kleiner und bold GmbH which was printed in a shortened form here.

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Article on Design Thinking Stories

Co-authored an article for the German IM+io magazine on Design Thinking and some of the project stories coming out of the HPI Academy’s work. You can preview and buy the issue here. (HPI Academy)

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Article on Design Thinking Stories

Co-authored an article for the German IM+io magazine on Design Thinking and some of the project stories coming out of the HPI Academy’s work. You can preview and buy the issue here. (HPI Academy)

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Design Thinking in 30 Minutes

Together with my friend and SAP colleague Jochen, I wrote a very compact and simple introduction to the main ideas of Design Thinking in German. I also illustrated the book in a rather non-artistic style. You can order the book

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Design Thinking in 30 Minutes

Together with my friend and SAP colleague Jochen, I wrote a very compact and simple introduction to the main ideas of Design Thinking in German. I also illustrated the book in a rather non-artistic style. You can order the book

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Design Thinking Lego Stop Motion Video

Together with my colleague Ingo, I created a three minute lego stop motion film on the basics of the Design Thinking process. I’m also the speaker on this video, which can be seen here: (SAP)

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Design Thinking Lego Stop Motion Video

Together with my colleague Ingo, I created a three minute lego stop motion film on the basics of the Design Thinking process. I’m also the speaker on this video, which can be seen here: (SAP)

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Article on Design Thinking & Agile in Software Development

Together with my friend and SAP colleague Tobias Hildenbrand I wrote an article about a project that combined Design Thinking with Lean&Agile tools and worked on software for athletic sailors. The article can be bought here, more about the sailing solution

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Article on Design Thinking & Agile in Software Development

Together with my friend and SAP colleague Tobias Hildenbrand I wrote an article about a project that combined Design Thinking with Lean&Agile tools and worked on software for athletic sailors. The article can be bought here, more about the sailing solution

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Designing Knowledge Management

Wrote a German article and gave a presentation Knowtech 2012, describing a a Design Thinking best practice for a knowledge management project that I co-coached at SAP. (SAP)

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Designing Knowledge Management

Wrote a German article and gave a presentation Knowtech 2012, describing a a Design Thinking best practice for a knowledge management project that I co-coached at SAP. (SAP)

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