It’s surprising how few powerful, well composed articles, essays, surveys and analysis are available documenting the value of design to business. Below are 6 sites that can assist you in honing your “value of design” speech. It’s best to put together a 1 minute elevator sell and a more detailed “let’s do lunch” conversation. If anyone has additional resources to suggest, please include them in replies to this post. Your peers will be most grateful!
Bloomberg Businessweek: The Value of Design by Helen Walters
The Design Council: Design Industry Reasearch
IDEO’s Tim Brown On Design Thinking
Centre For Design Innovation
Corporate Design Foundation