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Global Markets, Health Care, Human Centered Design, Product Design, Service Design

This Week Made Real

Boston 11.21.14, 12:00PM by Gabriella DAgostino

Our top reads this week on things we care about—topics of design, service innovation, product development, technology, and healthcare #madereal. Mobile Medical Device Technology What opportunities do mobile technologies provide for medical device and patient-centered innovation in global markets? Our very own Marisa Bohlmann and Mike Dunkley illustrate how our work with Jana Care shows … Read more

Global Markets, Health Care, Innovation

Disrupting Healthcare Delivery—Lessons from Global Innovators Panel Roundup

Boston 11.20.14, 04:38PM by Sophie Spiers

On Wednesday, November 19th, Continuum hosted an executive event and panel discussion on a space that still promises huge opportunity for innovation: healthcare. The event, Disrupting Healthcare Delivery—Lessons From Global Innovators, brought together the diverse backgrounds of four established panelists: Naomi Fried, Boston Children’s Hospital’s first Chief Innovation Officer; Sidhant Jena, co-founder and CEO of Jana Care; Dr. Sachin … Read more

Consumer Understanding, Health Care

Leveraging Mobile Technology in Global Healthcare

Boston 11.20.14, 10:28AM by Marisa Bohlmann and Mike Dunkley

What opportunities do mobile technologies provide for medical device and patient-centered innovation in global markets? The rise of smartphone ownership among the emerging global middle class in India offered Jana Care and Continuum the chance to design a medical device and lifestyle coaching application to combat the rise of diabetes.  Read more

Consumer Understanding, Health Care, Human Centered Design, Innovation, Service Design

This Week Made Real

Boston 11.14.14, 12:30PM by Gabriella DAgostino

Our top reads this week on things we care about—topics of design, service innovation, product development, technology, and healthcare #madereal. Hanging Out with Medical Devices Our very own James Wilson participated in last week’s MedCity News Google hangout that focused on the development and innovation of medical devices. Check out a full recap of the … Read more

Global Markets, Health Care

Continuum Hangs Out, Talks Medical Devices with MedCity News

Boston 11.12.14, 11:58AM by Allison Ryder

Last week, Principal James Wilson participated in a MedCity News Google hangout that focused on the development and innovation of medical devices. The panel of experts discussed the inventive products that they had personally developed as well as the landscape of the medical device industry (particularly in light of the struggle to eliminate the medical … Read more

Design Trends, Health Care, Product Design, Service Design, Technology

This Week Made Real

Boston 11.07.14, 11:30AM by Gabriella DAgostino

Our top reads this week on things we care about—topics of design, service innovation, product development, technology, and healthcare #madereal. Customer Loyalty Entrepreneur Magazine features our very own Toby Bottorf as he discusses the keys to genuine customer loyalty. Designing for Personal Taste Our Gregg Flender and Damien Vizcarra discuss what constitutes good product design. … Read more

Brand, Consumer Understanding, Design Trends, Product Design

04: Designing for Personal Taste

Boston 11.04.14, 01:58PM by Gregg Flender and Damien Vizcarra

Each year, design schools produce a new crop of students. All of them have been steeped in the modern design tradition and exposed to the tenants of good design: “Less is more,” “form follows function,” and “keep it simple” are the mantras we all chant. The modernist aesthetic embraces the idea that the best designs … Read more

Human Centered Design, Innovation, NXT, Service Design, Sustainability

This Week Made Real

Boston 10.30.14, 01:51PM by Gabriella DAgostino

Our top reads this week on things we care about—topics of design, service innovation, product development, technology, and healthcare #madereal. Innovation and Creativity Our very own Taylor Reynolds shares her love of creativity while discussing innovation with students at the Brimmer and May School. The Connected Haunted House Check out how some of our practitioners … Read more

Around the Studio

The Connected Haunted House—Bringing Smart Products to the Monsters Who Need Them Most

Boston 10.29.14, 04:39PM by Philip Gedarovich, Fish McGill and Allison Ryder

At the end of the day (or night), our favorite Halloween characters share some of the same basic needs as our human clients: they look to products, experiences, and technology to make their lives simpler, healthier, and happier. Organizations talk about human-centered design, but why should improving the quality of life—or afterlife, as the case … Read more

Sustainability

Sustainable Brands’ New Metrics 2014 Conference

Boston 10.29.14, 04:26PM by Jared Kirschner

I recently attended the Sustainable Brands New Metrics 2014 conference in Boston, which brought together executives, sustainability teams, supply chain managers, investors, brand strategists, and product designers to ask, “Why do companies and brands choose sustainability?” Continuum brings a unique perspective to this question—we are experts in conducting user research, synthesizing research into design insights, … Read more

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