Big consulting firms are acquiring design firms for creative inspiration

Big Corporations Are Buying Design Firms in Droves Nathan Hurst, wired.com Accenture announced yesterday it will acquire design firm Fjord, making the consulting firm one of a growing list of multi-faceted companies that are integrating design into their product by buying whole studios.

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Ethnography or Just Good Requirements Gathering – Exploring the Depths of Product Management

MIT Media Lab 5F
MIT Media Lab 5F (Photo credit: Nokton)

Ethnography or Just Good Requirements Gathering – Exploring the Depths of Product Management.

MIT Media lab and other folks argue that the process of requirements gathering is just idiotic right now: take a word document and write all you can think of down there and then creating something out of that.