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Lab rats: true tales of digital innovation

There is no set formula, process or structure for becoming a digital business, but these three case studies suggest that the key to understanding how to or...

William Owen  ·  1 December 2017

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The problem with briefs and how to turn them into exciting projects

You’re a small agency, with a steady stream of briefs coming through the door and a growing reputation. And yet, you can’t help but feel you’re not doing y...

Sam Small  ·  16 August 2017

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On not-knowing

Out of all the advice I’ve been given over the years there’s one that has been by far the most valuable.

Sam Small  ·  17 July 2017

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Seven reasons to plan less, make more and transform your business

Not so long ago Jason Fried of Basecamp published a small piece called “Planning is Guessing” — you don’t need to read it to get his point. He's right, and...

Matt Williams  ·  31 May 2017

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How we co-locate on projects at Made by Many

At Made by Many we place a huge value on face-to-face contact with our clients. It improves productivity and helps build strong relationships – if it’s don...

Peter Parkes  ·  25 May 2017

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A haiku about product-led transformation

Last week we took half a day out as a company to re-state our vision for Made by Many and share some work we’ve been doing to sharpen our narrative.

Tim Malbon  ·  19 May 2017

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How we present a business case to a CEO at Made by Many

One of the key outputs of our vision and discovery service package is a business case. This blog post explains how we present this to a CEO and their team.

Peter Parkes  ·  19 May 2017

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Unleashing customer magic: our upcoming workshop at The Digital Content Summit 2017

We’re excited to be running a very different type of workshop at the Digital Content Summit 2017 in London next Tuesday 23 May.

Tim Malbon  ·  17 May 2017

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Moneyball: the art of winning at “IT procurement”

Moneyball by Michael Lewis, tells the story of the 2002 season of the Oakland A’s, an American professional baseball team based in Oakland California, and ...

Andrew Walker  ·  21 April 2017

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Pull the Andon lever — don't bother innovating for your customers without innovating the way you work

How often does the company you work for stop what it’s doing to improve the way it operates? In manufacturing, the Andon lever is a lever anyone can pull t...

Tom Harding  ·  12 April 2017

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Four GIFs that introduce our new proposition at Made by Many

Four GIFs that introduce our new proposition at Made by Many

Tim Malbon  ·  5 April 2017

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The Empathic Consultant

How we balance people, business and power in our work as product designers

Isaac Pinnock  ·  30 March 2017

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Made by Many’s history of 2016 in 26 objects*

An end-of-year listicle in the form of an A-to-Z which, coincidentally, has 26 letters. Hence, 26 things done, said or made by Made by Many this most weird...

Kevin Braddock  ·  22 December 2016

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Innovation labs: best practice

The second volume of our report on innovation labs presents a broader collection of contemporary best-practice knowledge, gathered from our discussions wit...

Kevin Braddock  ·  16 November 2016

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A deeper layer of digital

The previous instalment of this story discussed the work Made by Many did on the Victoria & Albert Museum’s web presence, in particular on technology a...

Kevin Braddock  ·  25 October 2016

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A deep layer of digital

Earlier this year Made by Many completed a project to refresh, enhance and supercharge the Victoria & Albert's web presence – applying a layer of digit...

Kevin Braddock  ·  20 October 2016

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What aniseed balls taught me about innovation

On the surface, innovation labs and World War Two Britain don’t have that much in common, but actually there are some remarkable similarities – of what can...

Isaac Pinnock  ·  5 October 2016

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Big Empathy

Have we reached “peak empathy” yet, or will “Big Empathy” be a thing soon, like Big Pharma or Big Oil? Just as news arrived that the MIT-incubated startup ...

Kevin Braddock  ·  24 August 2016