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Jeanne Liedtka on Science and Design

From Victor Lombardi’s list of quotes on design thinking:

The most fundamental difference between [design and science] is that design thinking deals primarily with what does not yet exist; while scientists deal with explaining what is. That scientists discover the laws that govern today’s reality, while designers invent a different future is a common theme. Thus, while both methods of thinking are hypothesis-driven, the design hypothesis differs from the scientific hypothesis.
– Jeanne Liedtka, “Strategy as Design”, Rothman Management, 2004.

The above was posted to my personal weblog on October 1, 2005. My name is Peter Lindberg and I am a thirtysomething software developer and dad living in Stockholm, Sweden. Here, you’ll find posts in English and Swedish about whatever happens to interest me for the moment.

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