Design Mind frogcast

Design Mind frogcast

Meet the humans designing the future. Go behind the scenes to meet the people designing what's next in the world of products, services and experiences. Brought to you by frog, a global design and strategy consultancy. frog is part of Capgemini Invent. www.frog.co

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August 4, 2022 45 min

Design has earned its seat at the table. Now what? Today on our show, we feature a conversation between Andrea Sutton, VP Design Technology at American telco giant AT&T and Tim Morey, Global Managing Director at frog. Andrea and Tim are two leaders merging creative instinct and business strategy to deliver the next generation of products, services and experiences. Hear their candid discussion on scaling DesignOps in a massive o...

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On this episode, we’re talking about transformation: one of the most commonly tossed around buzzwords in business and consulting–and arguably one of the least understood. To do this, we’re joined by Nathan Weyer, current Chief Operating Officer of Experience Design at Philips. Nathan has a long history with frog, first as a frog himself, then an alum, and now a client. He’s here to share more about what he’s learned about leading t...

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May 20, 2022 24 min

Today on our show, we’re talking about behaviors–or, more specifically, the science behind behavior change. Behavioral science is a study of human actions that has roots in many different domains, from economics to psychology, biology and neuroscience. To talk about behaviors, we’re joined by Matt Wallaert, Head of Behavioral Science at frog and author of the book 'Start at the End: How to Build Products that Create Change.'...

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April 26, 2022 29 min

Today on our show, we’re exploring the world of non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Newly emerging decentralized technologies are causing a stir in the realms of art, gaming and now business strategy. But are NFTs the wave of the future or the latest passing fad? We asked artists, strategists and designers to share their perspectives on why NFTs are raising questions about ownership, identity and value. Join artist Filip Peraić and frogs K...

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March 24, 2022 26 min

Today on our show, we’re talking about designing for real and imaginary worlds. To do this, we’re joined by Zach Morgan, a senior architectural designer based in frog’s Austin, Texas studio. In his time moving between the worlds of architecture, theme park design at Disney and Universal Studios, and now as part of frog’s Places & Experiences team, Zach has learned a lot about what it takes to make immersive environments that me...

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Information is everywhere in a digital world, and yet there’s only so much time and attention we can pay to all this information in our daily lives. Thus, human attention is a scarce resource–and the most successful businesses, brands and creators know how to capture our hearts and minds best. Today on our show, we’re joined by Sean Rhodes, Executive Design Director in frog’s New York studio, to talk attention, passion and why ther...

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February 24, 2022 25 min

Today on our show, we’re talking about the relationship between the built environment and the natural world. To do this, we’re joined by Mary Davidge, independent environmental advocate and former Director of Global Design for Real Estate and Workplace Services at Google. Mary has spent her entire career working at the intersection of health, design and nature. Since recently leaving Google, she’s been dedicating her time more full...

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We're back! And we've got lots more in store for 2022. Today on our show, we're super excited to finally share with you a very special documentary episode of the Design Mind frogcast. On this episode, we're going behind-the-scenes to explore the real-life collaboration between frog (the global creative consultancy behind this very podcast) and climate tech venture Made of Air. The company came to frog for help desig...

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November 11, 2021 22 min

There is always a little magic behind every great design.  On this episode of the Design Mind frogcast, we’re joined by Dave Lankford, VP of Product for Global Consumer Engagement at Disney Streaming (Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+ and Star+) to talk about what it means to design products that tell stories. Designing streaming platforms for a brand with as large a footprint as Disney is no small feat, but luckily Dave and his glo...

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September 28, 2021 20 min

We're back to talk about what makes a good brand. To do this, we're joined by Leanne Fremar, Chief Brand Officer at JPMorgan Chase. Leading such a well-known brand certainly holds a level of responsibility, but it's one Leanne is well-prepared for, influenced by a lifelong fascination with brands, a childhood shaped by retail environments and a career leading brand strategy for household names like Under Armour and Star...

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August 24, 2021 16 min

On the Design Mind frogcast, we invite podcast listeners to meet the humans designing the future. From industry leaders to design and strategy professionals and creative thinkers of all kinds, our guests are passionate about making change and solving problems that matter to people, business and society. For this special episode of the podcast, we’re looking back at the guests who have joined us so far to share never before heard bo...

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July 15, 2021 20 min

How active is your economic imagination? Can you envision a world that rejects the notion of individual ownership? One that uses different currencies altogether? How about bespoke financial institutions designed to strategically support certain communities? frog Senior Strategist Megan Nesbeth stops by to talk about how expanding your economic imagination can lead to better products, stronger communities and, most importantly, a mo...

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June 30, 2021 21 min

When it comes to making things for real people in the real world, intentions matter. Whether it's taking the proper time to deeply understand the challenge you're trying to solve, scoping a diverse team that better reflects your customer and community, or asking the hard questions about a design's potential impact, the meaning we infuse into what we make is as important as the final product. frog Design Director Alexis ...

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Businesses tend to talk a lot about their brands. But why? What’s the point of having a brand at all? For the launch of our new ‘Phone a frog’ segment, we thought who better to talk to about what makes a brand valuable than two frogs who think an awful lot about this matter: Andreas Markdalen, frog’s new Global Chief Creative Officer and Todd Taylor, Marketing Director. Listen in to hear about the changing mandate of the marketing ...

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May 27, 2021 25 min

Designing healthcare products and services is not for the faint of heart. Innovating here means going up against long R&D timelines inside a complex, interconnected system where the stakes are often extremely high. Thomas Sutton, Chief Design Officer at frog, is leaving the pond after 16 years. But before he takes on a new role leading Design for Digital Health R&D at AstraZeneca, he offers his insight into designing health...

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Today, we’re featuring an episode of Future Sight, a podcast from our colleagues at Capgemini Invent. Future Sight is a show that brings industry-leading experts together to unpack a new way of thinking around the challenges we’re facing today that will affect tomorrow. Every two weeks, they dig into issues affecting business and technology, exploring strategies and insights to help you get the future you want. 

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April 29, 2021 24 min

The financial services landscape is constantly changing. From cryptocurrencies to digital payments to disruptive new investment and insurance paradigms, design has a critical role to play in ensuring the financial sector drives innovation in a way that's as good for people as it is for business. On this episode, we're joined by Toshi Mogi, AVP of Strategy, Financial Services, based in frog New York. He's here to talk fi...

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A focus on sustainability is becoming mission-critical for ventures of all kinds. Recently, we put out a call on social media to listeners and friends worldwide asking for your questions on all things at the intersection of sustainability and ventures. On this episode, Ethan Imboden, frog VP, Global Head of Ventures and executive sponsor of frog's sustainability practice will answer your questions and share frog's approach ...

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April 1, 2021 21 min

Women are increasingly entering the design industry, but few are being hired to leadership positions. Former frog CEO Doreen Lorenzo, now Assistant Dean of the School of Design and Creative Technologies at the University of Texas at Austin, wants to change that. From actively diversifying design at an academic level to writing a column for Fast Company called 'Designing Women', Doreen is dedicated to using empathy and story...

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March 18, 2021 20 min

Innovation is a state of mind. And part of getting into the right innovation mindset is preparing yourself for what can go wrong. John Leonard, Technology Director in frog's New York studio, shares the three pitfalls that teams have the tendency to fall into in the rush to innovate—and how to avoid them.

Brought to you by frog, a design and strategy consultancy. frog is part of Capgemini Invent. (https://www.frog.co)

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