Before Hiring a Design Partner, Consider This

Harvard Business Review

The outcomes will only work in the long term if both sides combine their expertise into a rich body of shared experience and understanding. Vijay Govindarajan and Chris Trimble have written at length on the challenges of execution in their book, The Other Side of Innovation. If your organization cannot execute the solution because it''s unable to make necessary changes, then it''s the solution that needs to be adjusted, at least in the short term.