Fix the Problem or Design it Out?

Braden Kelley

Plastic straws consistently make … Continue reading → Design Innovation Psychology behavioral design California Design Thinking Human-centered Design Human-centered Innovation Seattle StarbucksLet’s start with the problem.

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The Design Thinking Playbook

Innovation Excellence

Recently I had the opportunity to interview Michael Lewrick, author of The Design Thinking Playbook. The book has been released recently in English and has become the preferred book for many Universities which aim to teach students about Design Thinking in Europe, Asia and the US.

8 Design Thinking Problems and How to Fix Them

Innovation Excellence

Design Thinking attempts to extract the mindset of a designer, an artist, a creator, or even a child into a series of steps that can be applied to any discipline (even business or politics) to solve human-centered problems.

8 Design Thinking Flaws and How to Fix Them

Braden Kelley

Data From 3.5 Million Employees Shows How Innovation Really Works

But when you treat ideas systematically with an appropriately designed system, you can manage the pipeline of those ideas. INNOVATION Data From 3.5

3 Ways Generative Design is Transforming Business

Rocketspace

However, there is a new kid on the disruption block: g enerative design. Generative design is an evolution-based approach utilizing software with advanced algorithms that automatically generate 3D model variations based on specific inputs.

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Design Thinking

Innovation Excellence

Continue reading → Design Innovation Design Thinking empathy thinkingEmpathizing is not easy. It should wreck you! It should shake you to the core. And it has done just that to me--to my life.

Design Thinking Grows Up – Welcome to Experience Thinking

Innovation Excellence

Prologue Design Thinking is an incredibly powerful way to approach the design of just about anything that involves an interaction with people (or other intelligent creatures).

Design As Strategy: How Design Can Improve Your Business Outcomes

Game-Changer

Design thinking. The trick is to think like a designer. When drafting a new idea on a business model canvas you are using a framework to design a business. Here are some questions we discussed: Fundamentally, what is design thinking? What does a design team look like?

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Peeking Behind the Veil of Design

Braden Kelley

The KitchenAid Craft Coffee Story A company in Dubai is asking me to teach a design thinking and innovation course in May of next year, and this was good synchronicity because I came across the video below recently.

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6 Ways to Create a Successful Innovation Program

3 Kathy Harris, “Use Innovation Network Design to Unleash Open Innovation,” Gartner, Feb. The practice of innovation has come a long way, and for good reason. Regardless of size or sector, every organization today faces existential threats from changing customer expectations and a booming.

Designing for Interaction

Boxes and Arrows

Now the time has come for us—designers, working on digital products—to step up our game and act like real gatekeepers. We have a huge responsibility here as designers. It’s up to us how we design these platforms and what social norms we set there.

Innovation pioneer Dieter Rams’ “Ten principles for good design”

Idea to Value

If you work in design or innovation, you might not necessarily have heard of Dieter Rams. But you will have definitely felt his impact in the design principles which underlay much of his work. Rams is renowned for his “less, but better” design philosophy, which helped him design a number of iconic products for both Braun (electronics) and Vitsœ (furniture and the 606 Shelving system) throughout the 1950s and 1960s, making both companies household names.

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If You Want To Learn Problem Solving, Learn From Designers

Game-Changer

My response: If you want to learn about problem solving, learn from designers. Design for me isn’t about how pretty something looks, but how it works. I don’t write a lot about design in this blog but I do have a very deep respect and admiration for it.

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The limitations, criticisms and new pathways for Design Thinking – Part One

Paul Hobcraft

Let me summarize where we are today in design thinking. In the past couple of weeks, I have been spending a fair amount of time on investigating design thinking. This is part one of my thoughts that came out of investigating and researching design thinking in the past couple of weeks.

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

other related disciplines Many disciplines keep an organization functioning: sales, management, research and development, marketing, Lean 6 Sigma, Design Thinking. 11 Proven Ways to. Turn Your Culture Into.

Jumping to a fresh cycle of innovation design

Paul Hobcraft

I have argued in the past that innovation management needs to radically adjust and needs to be designed differently, it needs to be highly adaptive. The need to have a new cycle of innovative design. Can we design a totally ‘adaptive’ innovation process to fit the specific need?

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Design Innovation – The Fender Stratocaster

Innovation Excellence

Real world product and service design brings together form and function in ways that emphasise product/service features so that they convert to real and perceived customer benefits. There is often a great deal of redundancy in the design process. For example, one of the key weaknesses of early electric guitars was the fact that the. Creativity Innovation Product Innovation Fender Stratocaster

How Design Thinking Complements Crowdsourced Innovation

IdeaScale

In this post, I’d like to talk about how design thinking complements crowdsourced innovation. Design thinking is a well-known, highly-effective and enjoyable method that encourages people to open their minds and take a different approach to problem solving.

Does Customer Centric Design Thinking Impede Innovation?

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Interestingly enough, that’s when Apple was at its most innovative, secretly putting products like the iPhone together with very little customer input, and then releasing… The post Does Customer Centric Design Thinking Impede Innovation?

A Guide to Designing Delightful Dashboards

Speaker: Daniel O'Sullivan, Product Designer, nCino and Jeff Hudock, Senior Product Manager, nCino

In this session, we will discuss how to design, develop, and implement successful dashboards. Dashboard design do’s and don’ts. We’ve all seen the increasing industry trend of artificial intelligence and big data analytics.

How to Design for Outcomes

Tim Kastelle

This is a lesson that Timothy Prestero and his organisation Design that Matters learned painfully. In 2010, DtM came out with an incubator designed for use in developing countries that won a ton of awards. It’s always a bit dangerous to be “inspirational.”

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What is a Google Design Sprint?

Innovation Excellence

Using the three basic premises of Design Thinking – Immersion, Ideation and Prototyping – and leveraging the creation of a multidisciplinary environment, Design Sprint is emerging as new way for accelerated innovation, where speed and innovation go hand in hand.

Should You Fix the Problem or Design it Out?

Innovation Excellence

Innovation Psychology behavioral design California Design Thinking Human-centered Design Human-centered Innovation Seattle StarbucksLet’s start with the problem. According to The Plastic Pollution Coalition (January 3, 2017) – “It’s National Drinking Straw Day!

5 Tips for Innovative Designs

Innovation Excellence

Tip #1 for Innovative Designs: There Are No Small Changes Innovative designs mean change, right? Innovation change DesignOften, yes, but caution is in order, “We want to limit the length of a review in the product to 140 characters, because we may want to use SMS at some stage.

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6 Keys to Making Collaborative Innovation Successful

Speaker: Soren Kaplan, Founder of InnovationPoint

Design and composition by Greenleaf Book Group Cover design by Greenleaf Book Group Cataloging-in-Publication data is available. Design the interplay. For others, it may involve designing the next. designed its entire customer experience as an online experience and didn’t.

Hack: Organize a Design Sprint

Board of Innovation

The post Hack: Organize a Design Sprint appeared first on Board of Innovation. 52 Hacks design sprintRead More.

The limitations, criticisms and new pathways for Design Thinking – Part two

Paul Hobcraft

This is part two of my thoughts that came out of investigating and researching design thinking in the past couple of weeks. I think design thinking seems presently fairly messy and I feel is in need of a complete reset. Where Design Thinking Can Earn its Place.

What is Design Thinking? Extensive interview with Tom Kelley from IDEO

Idea to Value

One of the most important figures in the field of Design Thinking is Tom Kelley, one of the heads of IDEO along with his brother David. Recently, Tom was interviewed by High Resolution (video above) about his thoughts on Innovation and Design Thinking.

Design Thinking as Worldview

Innovation Excellence

Design thinking is considered a human-centered framework for problem solving, used in formal innovation work in many fields: health care, consumer products, software, medical devices, durable goods, services and city planning. Design thinking has been perhaps the most lauded innovation method.

Design Innovation

HunchBuzz

Concocting, imagining, inventing, constructing and designing are all part of the innovation journey. Clearly there is not one way to the path of effective innovation, but there are tools and methods that have been proven to drive significant value in the approach to designing innovation. Service Design focuses on efficiency by designing out waste. A formalized service design approach mitigates the risk of failure by managing incremental levels of service prototyping.

The Ingenious Design of the Aluminium Beverage Can

Idea to Value

aluminium cans is made, but also the design thinking and evolution which resulted in the cans we see today. Simple design decisions like this go unnoticed for much of our lives. Inspiration aluminium can design engineerguy innovation

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How Big Radical is Reclaiming Design

InnovationManagement

Nobody doubts that design can be powerful. Strategies Big Radical design design doing design thinking risk-taking user experience user led innovation UX

Designing Workspaces To Solve Problems

Innovation Excellence

The Los Angeles Times’ architecture critic, upon seeing the original design, called it a “retrograde cocoon.” Innovation Apple architecture creative workplace Google IBM Research interior designApple’s new campus, Apple Park opened to both adulation and criticism.

The Evolving Role of Design

Innovation Excellence

The role of design evolves at the speed of innovation—the dizzying, dynamic speed of the market. Design now has a seat at executive and board tables across the globe. More than ever, a holistic sense of design is valued as a legal means of significant competitive advantage.

Design Thinking in Lima Peru

Innovation Excellence

Silicon Valley's Innovatioship recently three days leading an open-invitation workshop in design thinking. It attracted a wide range of participants from Lima and other parts of Peru, from local CEOs wanting inspiration to students looking to increase their innovation skills.