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6 Strategic Moments When Design Thinking Makes a World of Difference

Design thinking adds value to your strategy tool box.<p>Design thinking is an iterative problem framing and problem solving process, 50 percent of which is applied ethnography, and the other 50 percent of which incorporates design principles like prototyping and visualizing concepts. It is a useful …

Why large organisations go crazy for Design Thinking

and a shoutout to innovation<b>This post is the third of a short series of an exploration into Design Thinking and innovation in large organisations.</b> …

This free 'design thinking' workshop is for the changemakers

Got ideas for change, but having a hard time figuring out how to make them a reality?<p>A workshop in design thinking never hurts to give you a good …

Why Design Thinking Is Critical For A Digital Future

No disruptive innovations can be made without understanding the customer’s needs.<p>In today’s rapidly developing and increasingly digital world, …

Design Thinking — a whole new way to address familiar problems

What is ‘design thinking?’ The simplest way is to think of it as a new, holistic approach to solving problems and reaching new outcomes. Design …

Why Designers are going to take over the world — Design Thinking explained

Photo by Federica Galli on UnsplashAbout thirty years ago, Apple Computers released the first ever personal computer with a graphical user interface …

Redesigning the Student Experience eBook For Higher Education

Redesigning the student experience requires more than a simple fix in your communication plan, it suggests an internal paradigm shift among staff. …

Design Thinking: What It Is, How It Works, and Where You Can Use It

What Is Design Thinking?<p>When you hear “design thinking” and you don’t know what it is, you’re probably thinking to yourself:<p>I do understand the …

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How to Mash-Up and Benefit from PM and the Design Thinking Process

The Homer a mash-up car made for one user – Homer<p>Ever struggled with managing your projects or PMs trying to do so? Well, there is an app… hmm… or …

What Happens When Data Scientists and Designers Work Together

Rise Science came to IDEO with a challenge. The young startup had built a robust data platform for college and professional athletes to track their sleep and adjust their behavior so that they played at peak performance. But for the players, the experience was challenging. Rise expected athletes to …

The Skeptic’s Case For Design Thinking

Design thinking may have its problems, but it’s a crucial tool for democratizing design, Adobe’s Khoi Vinh says in a recent talk at the School for Visual Arts.<p><i>This article was adapted with permission from a talk Adobe principal Khoi Vinh gave for the MA Design Research, Writing, and Criticism</i> …

Better, Faster, Stronger? Design Thinking Gets a New Study

<b>Proof of the value of design thinking is good news for practicing designers.</b><p>What’s the true value of design to business? This has been an unanswered …

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Design thinking sucks, but it doesn't have to

Design thinking has been around for many years, but it seems to me that it’s been poorly misused. Usually employed as a quick PR stunt, companies fail to understand how it can genuinely help create something powerful. In all fairness, that’s easier said than done.<p>Why, you may ask? Because design …

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How design thinking can help teachers collaborate

The recent release of the Gonski 2.0 report has done an excellent job of re-opening the conversation around how our schools could better fulfil their …

Teaching

The Latest Way To Avoid A Major Design Screwup? Tarot Cards

Artefact’s new low-fi tool gives designers a fun way to ask hard questions.<p>Design may not be solely responsible for technology’s negative effects on society, but it is complicit. There’s the obvious stuff, like dark patterns that try to manipulate users into behaving a certain way. There are also …

The Tarot Cards of Tech: A Fun Way for Designers to Predict the Impact of Tech on their Products

As designers, we want to make products people love. But we also want to create technology that leaves a positive mark on the world. How can we better …

Design Thinking for the Greater Good

Access to case studies expires six months after purchase date.<p>Publication Date: <b>May 01, 2018</b><p>The authors argue that innovation is a social process tied to human emotions and reliant on inexact methodologies in which humans collaborate and solutions emerge over time. The authors argue that Design …

Design thinking, lean and agile are finally converging

Design, lean and agile have different modus operandi. With software releases now required by the hour, they need to be brought together to bring out …

A Desk That I Wouldn’t Mind Sitting At All Day!

Technology advances and new habits are created, so it’s important for our workspaces to adapt to these changes. The Köllen Eget desk, designed by …

The Principles of Service Design Thinking - Building Better Services

Service design is all about taking a service and making it meet the user’s and customer’s needs for that service. It can be used to improve an …

What is Interaction Design?

Interaction design is an important component within the giant umbrella of user experience (UX) design. In this article, we’ll explain what …

UX Design

How to Transform Conflict Into an Innovation Advantage

The surprising impact of design thinking on corporate culture<p>While most of the literature on design thinking has focused on innovation, Thomas Lockwood and Edgar Papke, take a deep dive into the intersection of innovation, design thinking and corporate culture through interviews with some of the …

How Design Thinking Can Help Improve Your Organization's Customer Experience

Organizations that allow designers to act as business leaders and not just the people who make products embrace design thinking and likely operate …

Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and Design - Balancing Risk to Gain Reward

The idea of the minimum viable product (MVP) has been around for some time. The term itself was coined by Frank Robinson but was made popular by two …

Plan a Better Meeting with Design Thinking

“Sometimes, when I sit in meetings, especially ones in which people don’t seem engaged, I calculate the cost in staff time. I’ve estimated that one standard weekly meeting in my bureau — 50 people sitting in a cookie-cutter conference room, looking both bored and anxious — costs around $177,000 …

Why Design Thinking is failing and what we should be doing differently

I have and always will be an avid supporter of the design thinking methodology. I have held talks and workshops about Design Thinking & Lean UX on …

Design Thinking Comes of Age

There’s a shift under way in large organizations, one that puts design much closer to the center of the enterprise. But the shift isn’t about aesthetics. It’s about applying the principles of design to the way people work.<p>This new approach is in large part a response to the increasing complexity of …

The Design Theory Behind Amazon’s $5.6 Billion Success

Amazon’s success brings into relief a principle that is sometimes hard to swallow in the design community: Successful design is not necessarily beautiful.<p>Amazon is undoubtedly the most significant force in the digital transformation of commerce: an estimated 44% of all online sales are on Amazon, …

What Every CEO Needs to Know About Design

CEOs who are design thinkers now need to add 'design doing' to their toolkit.<p>"To personalize an experience in the context of the moment--to understand what makes a customer human--Reinventors don't just plumb lots of data, though they do that well. They're design thinkers. They approach problems …