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How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Design Thinking

<i>If you like this article, you probably</i> <i>want to sign up to be notified when my new book on Visual Thinking is out</i> <i>(in less than a month, I promise!)</i><p>When …

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The Design Value Index Shows What “Design Thinking” Is Worth

IBM CEO Thomas Watson Jr. famously declared “good design is good business.” Jeneanne Rae has the numbers to prove it.<p>In 2013, Rae, founder of …

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What is design thinking? The secret to digital success

Design thinking is emerging as a major ingredient in for digital transformation success. But what exactly is design thinking, and how are leading …

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The Idea-Generating, Problem-Solving Technique That Every Boss Needs Now

You've heard about design thinking but you're still not practicing it. Here's how to get up to speed.<p>Design thinking isn't a new concept, but it's continued success amongst some of the world's leading brands has sustained the interest of business leaders big and small. It has remained equally an …

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A Short History of Design Leadership

Why designers should demand a seat at the table<p>Recently throughout the business press, there have been countless articles about CCOs and CDOs and …

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Design Thinking as a Turnaround Tool (Blog)

By Kriss Deiglmeier, Nadia Roumani, & Amanda GrecoChanging an organization’s vision and culture takes a long time and tremendous commitment, but …

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Facilitating an Effective Design Studio Workshop

<b>Summary:</b> Design studios are UX workshops that combine ideation and design critique with idea prioritization and help teams collaborate and feel …

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How using Design Thinking will fix Design Thinking

Design Thinking continues to be a hot topic (this article is one of many talking about it). Design Thinking has been hyped and even fetishized but there are also voices questioning its value, impact, and relevance.<p>Design Thinking faces criticism for its lacking integration with business and …

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What businesses can learn about innovation from designers

Lecturer and design expert at Central Saint Martins, Dr Matt Malpass, reveals how businesses can benefit from ditching the Post-its and taking a design-led approach to innovation.<p>Dr Matt Malpass, senior lecturer in industrial design and researcher in critical design at Central Saint Martins, …

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The expanding role of design in creating an end-to-end customer experience

Lines between products, services, and user environments are blurring. The ability to craft an integrated customer experience will open enormous …

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Why you should embrace design thinking

“I don’t know if IDEO could have saved the American auto industry, but we would have started with foam core and a hot glue gun.”It’s one Tim Brown’s …

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Designing Your Organization for Change

<i>Post written by Eric Ellis, Principal at Kotter International.</i><p>In Step 2 of the Kotter change model, organizations build a network of leaders in …

What is Design Thinking?

<i>“Design thinking is a process for creative problem solving.</i><i>”</i><p>- Coe Leta Stafford, Managing Director IDEO U<p>When we think about design thinking, the …

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Design Thinking and PBL

While project-based learning has existed for decades, design thinking has recently entered the education lexicon, even though its history can be …

10 Design Thinking Tools: Turn Creativity and Data Into Growth

This note profiles 10 design tools managers can use to identify and execute opportunities for growth and innovation. They include the following:<p><b>1.</b> …

Design Thinking and Agile - Is it same-same but different?

Category:<p>IT Architecture, DevOps & Agile, Architecture & Innovation<p><i>By Martijn Veldkamp (m.veldkamp@quintgroup.com), Senior Consultant Architecture &</i> …

Design Thinking Guide: What, Why and How

For many companies, the design process is still locked inside a small creative room. Designers do not effectively contribute to building the business …

Design thinking origin story plus some of the people who made it all happen

What is design thinking, why do I keep hearing about it?<p>Recently design thinking has gained momentum in the business world through mentions in the</i> …

Use Design Thinking to Build Commitment to a New Idea

The logic we use to understand the world as it <i>is</i> can hinder us when we seek to understand the world as it <i>could be</i>. Anyone who comes up with new ideas for a living will recognize the challenges this truism presents. It means that to get organizational support for something new, the designer needs to …

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Daimler and SAP partner up for Design Thinking Enablement

Daimler AG drives change in innovation and agile working culture and therefore implements Design Thinking in its organization. Daimler has chosen SAP …

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Design Thinking for Strategic Innovation

In the world of business, problems (starting point) and goals (end point) are said to be like a chess game: the initial positions of the pieces are …

9 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Design Thinking

How Lippincott, the branding and strategy firm behind Coca-Cola’s swirl, Starbucks’s logo, and Samsung’s global identity, fuses creativity and analytics.<p>I lead an unusual company. Lippincott, part of the highly analytical management consulting firm Oliver Wyman, is the creative force behind the …

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Why play is essential to the design thinking process

Play is essential for innovation, creativity, and collaboration, and the most successful design thinkers are the ones who embrace the notion of play. …

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On Design Thinking

According to Patnaik (2009), <i>Design Thinking</i> is “any process that applies the methods of industrial designers to problems beyond how a product should …

IBM is gearing up to become the world’s largest and most sophisticated design company

<i>In this series, Perfect Company, we are examining pockets of excellence in the corporate world. No single company is perfect, but together they show what the corporate ideal could look like.</i><p>The platonic ideal<p>“Design is <i>not</i> style. It’s <i>not</i> about giving shape to the shell and not giving a damn about …

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Design Thinking 101

<b>Summary:</b> What is design thinking and why should you care? History and background plus a quick overview and visualization of 6 phases of the design …