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    Report 05.04.2020

    Humanizing Digital Technologies through Design Thinking: Transformations, Applications and Evolutions

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    Il report approfondisce come umanizzare le tecnologie digitali attraverso il Design Thinking.
    Observatory Design Thinking for Business
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    Report 02.24.2020

    Electronic invoicing: a chance for change

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    Electronic invoicing presents a great opportunity for Italy: digitalize the industrial heart, starting with the relationships between business partners. However, this will only be possible if companies can start to recognize the benefits of this “forced digitalization” and if they understand how to extend it to other processes.
    Observatory Digital B2b
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    Infographics 12.13.2019

    Welcome to the Supply Chain Finance collaborative arena

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    The Italian Supply Chain Finance market is one of the biggest in Europe: how can financiers serve an interesting sector such as that of SMBs? What role does technology play in this environment?
    Observatory Supply Chain Finance
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    Report 11.26.2019

    Welcome to the Supply Chain Finance collaborative arena

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    Collaborations between banks, technology providers, trade associations, logistics providers and fintech companies are multiplying, new technologies are spreading, such as Blockchain, Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence and the use of innovative solutions is gaining in strength. In Italy, Supply Chain Finance - the set of working capital financing solutions that can leverage the role of companies within the supply chain - is now a well-established ecosystem that involves many players, offers concrete opportunities for financing companies and is also becoming accessible to SMBs.
    Observatory Supply Chain Finance
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    Slide Booklets 10.02.2019

    Evolutions of Design Thinking enabled by Emerging Startups

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    How is the ecosystem of digital startups supporting the Design Thinking processes structured?
    Observatory Design Thinking for Business
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    Slide Booklets 07.09.2019

    Interpretation and Application of Design Thinking across Roles

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    Which are the profiles of the Design Thinking adopters in Italy? Which are the main skills and abilities characterizing the various adopters of Design Thinking?
    Observatory Design Thinking for Business
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    Slide Booklets 07.09.2019

    Adoption of Design Thinking across Industries

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    Where is Design Thinking most widely used? What are the sectors that use it most and why?
    Observatory Design Thinking for Business
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    Report 04.04.2019

    Mapping Design Thinking: Transformations, Applications and Evolutions

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    The report explores how Design Thinking is interpreted by consultants, adopted by innovators and evolved by startups.
    Observatory Design Thinking for Business
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    Report 07.16.2018

    Supply Chain Finance: towards new perspectives

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    Despite the economic upturn, Italy still has the dubious honour of having the largest potential market for Supply Chain Finance in Europe. How is the market (potential and served) for SCF solutions evolving in Italy and in Europe? What business models do the new startups in the sector use? How can new players, such as logistics service providers, find business opportunities in SCF? What is the evolutionary outlook for SCF, considering the impact of digital innovation?
    Observatory Supply Chain Finance
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    Report 06.05.2018

    Startups in the Design Thinking Ecosystem

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    The ecosystem of startups active in the field of Design Thinking is still immature: • worldwide, only 150 startups supporting Design Thinking phases have been found; • overall, these startups have received 908 million dollars in funding (7 million on average); • almost all the startups support digitally-enabled service design; • the startups seem to rely on consolidated organizational structures (more than 10 employees) • Creative Confidence is the Design Thinking approach mostly supported by startups (66 out 0f 150)
    Observatory Design Thinking for Business
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    Report 05.25.2018

    4 kinds of Design Thinking

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    The detailed analysis of over 40 organizations providing advisory services based on the Design Thinking paradigm allow us to map 4 different and particular kinds of Design Thinking. More specifically, the case studies of 17 Design Studios, 6 Digital Agencies, 13 Strategic Consultants, and 11 Technology Developers demonstrate that the Design Thinking paradigm can assume different forms and interpretations according to the nature of the companies involved (service provider and client), the specific challenges, and the objectives of the innovation project: • Creative Problem Solving: Solving wicked problems adopting both analytical and intuitive thinking; • Sprint Execution: Delivering and testing viable products in order to learn from customers and improve the solution; • Creative Confidence: Engaging people to make them more confident with creative processes; • Innovation of Meaning: Envisioning new directions that aim at proposing meaningful experiences to people.
    Observatory Design Thinking for Business
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    Report 05.25.2018

    Design Thinking capabilities

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    The skills, competences and attitudes adopted by Service providers in offering Design Thinking services varied depending on the fact that they are adopting Creative Problem Solving, Sprint Execution, Creative Confidence or Innovation of Meanings. The survey conducted shows that 51% of the Service Providers adopt most of the time Design Thinking to manage innovation process and they suggest to reinforce different skills, competences and attitudes for each paradigm. In addition, the report shows the expected improvements in terms of skill, competences and attitudes that Innovators expect from the adoption of Design Thinking.
    Observatory Design Thinking for Business
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    Report 03.16.2018

    Which Kind of Design Thinking is right for you?

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    Design Thinking is rapidly diffusing. As a consequence, different interpretations of the same paradigm are emerging. Would you discover the kind of Design Thinking that is right for you?
    Observatory Design Thinking for Business
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    Infographics 03.15.2018

    Supply Chain Finance: towards new perspectives

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    There are new, innovative solutions appearing on the market, how do I choose the best one for my business? What role do new participants, such as logistics service providers, play? Technology for SCF: is it an enabler, or a strategic component? What are the current trends, in what directions are things evolving?
    Observatory Supply Chain Finance
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    Infographics 11.28.2017

    Digital b2b: the basis for a digital Italy

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    The time has come to go beyond single project “silos”-type digitalisation, or single company, “monad”-type, digitalisation, to concentrate on a truly integrated digital ecosystem, “Digital B2B”, laying sound foundations for digital transformation within Italy.
    Observatory Digital B2b
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