Facilitating the Innovation Ecosystem Design

Paul Hobcraft

To be honest I am not sure if it conveys as much as I would like, to reflect on differences when you come to working in innovation ecosystem designs. You might offer the product, they the service, the logistics, the linkages into technology designed into your innovation, etc.,

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What Do You Learn in Human-Centered Design Training?

The Future Shapers

Here are three things you’ll learn through human-centered design training. The post What Do You Learn in Human-Centered Design Training? Design Thinking Empathy InnovationFocusing on the end-user is a crucial approach to successful business.

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Design Thinking New Ways of Learning & Working

InnovationTraining.org

This seemed like a design thinking challenge emerging. An opportunity to put the steps of design thinking into practice: empathy, define, ideate, prototype and test. We took this on as a design thinking project and used a Miro online whiteboard. New Learning & Development.

If You Want To Learn Problem Solving, Learn From Designers

Game-Changer

He wanted to know my thoughts on the best way to learn how to solve problems. 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.

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Rapid Experimentation at Every Stage of Product Development

Speaker: Tanya Koshy, VP of Product, UserTesting

Experimentation isn't something you do once you have designs or once you’ve built the product; it's important to validate early and often to better understand your customer, their needs, and the market opportunity. Join Tanya Koshy, VP of Product at UserTesting, as she explores how, by using customer feedback at every stage of the product development process, you can better and more quickly iterate on your product ideas. Ultimately, this rapid experimentation during development will enable you to deliver customer value faster.

Innovation Capital Lies Within Organizational Learning

Paul Hobcraft

Innovation will lack that essential organization innovation rhythm, and it will stay disconnected for many and will be frustrating your own evolution in understanding if it does not become an organizational learning need.

Learning a new innovation language

Paul Hobcraft

We all in the middle of a re-orientation of our ways to undertake innovation as a process and in its design. We are learning to connect in completely different ways. The emergence of platforms and ecosystems within our connected product design are increasingly taking a central role.

5 Videos for Learning about Design Sprints

Innovation Excellence

This article is a republished selection from InnovationTraining.org’s recommended resources: Design Sprint Videos. Running a “design sprint” is a trending design thinking approach to innovation that is agile in nature. Design Innovation Design Sprints videos

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Remote Design Sprint Template

InnovationTraining.org

Use this design sprint template to effectively facilitate sprints with your virtual team. The design sprint is a popular fast-paced innovation approach that’s rapid and interactive. What is a Design Sprint? Learn more about this process in our guide to design sprint training.

Learning Design Thinking By Design Doing

Rmukesh Gupta

I was invited by the organising team of the Society for Technical Communication’s India chapter conference to introduce the concepts of Design thinking to the participants. Innovation Design Thinking DT introduction to design thinking STC what is design thinking

5 Big Advantages of Remote Design Thinking

InnovationTraining.org

When bringing people together to solve problems with design thinking, there may be more benefits to going remote than you think. Face-to-face design thinking workshops can be amazing. Design Thinking Software

How User Acceptance Testing Can Save You Time and Money

Speaker: J.B. Siegel, VP of Client Services, Seamgen

Before a new product or feature goes into development, you have to gauge whether it will be a worthwhile investment. But what’s the best way to do so - and how can you get honest insights from your end users? Join J.B. Siegel, VP of Client Services at Seamgen, as he explores how to use wireframes and clickable prototypes to validate your product. He’ll discuss how user testing allows you to really understand your users - and how to use the insights to inform your product strategy.

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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Design Thinking Coaching

InnovationTraining.org

Design Thinking Coaching: 1on1 or Group. We can connect you to an excellent design thinking coach who can help you apply design thinking in your own work, with your teams, and within your organization. Learning topics (i.e. Design Thinking Leadership

Elements of Learning Experience Design

Boxes and Arrows

The process of designing any sort of human experience, regardless of purpose or platform, is centered around reaching a desired outcome, ideally with as little fuss and as much joy as possible. That process of curriculum creation is most commonly called instructional design.

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Understanding Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning

Daniel Burrus

While several companies are on course to use artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and deep learning (DL), others hardly understand the fundamental differences between these powerful technologies. Machine Learning ? Deep Learning.

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Innovation Excellence

I am so grateful for the people who I have met, who have shared their struggles, because I have learned so much from them. Continue reading → Design Innovation Design Thinking empathy thinkingEmpathizing is not easy. It should wreck you! It should shake you to the core.

Design and Run Experiments That Actually Progress Your Business

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

Experimenting as a way to explore new products, services, and business models can help eliminate the guesswork involved in building something your customers actually value. That said, it's often quite tricky to take your vision and figure out the first experiment to run. How do you get started? How can you ensure your experiments are well-designed? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently an Innovation Coach at Kromatic, as he walks us through how we can figure out the right experiments to run for any product or service, and in organizations of all sizes.

Steps to Design Thinking in Practice

InnovationTraining.org

Are you interested in learning about the steps of design thinking so you can take action on applying the process? What is design thinking ? Steps in the Design Thinking Process. There are many frameworks or processes for design thinking that are used today.

Design Thinking & Human-Centered Design in Medical Devices & Pharma

InnovationTraining.org

Examples of design thinking and human-centered design in the medical devices and pharmaceutical industries. What is design thinking and human-centered design? Take a closer look at design thinking and human-centered design on our blog.

A light-bulb moment in Innovation Learning

Paul Hobcraft

Over the past few weeks, or is it months or is it even years, I have been constantly thinking through how we are learning in our innovation understanding. Digital Learning does not mean learning on your phone, it means “bringing learning to where employees are.”

Do Shorter Design Sprints Work?

The Future Shapers

In Richard Banfield’s book Enterprise Design Sprints , he talks about how Design Sprints have become “a trusted format for problem-solving at many large companies.” So, why are people turning to shortened Design Sprints? The Allure of the 3 & 4 Day Design Sprint.

Measuring Innovation Performance

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How machines learn (a great video explanation of deep learning)

Idea to Value

In today’s dose of inspiration, I wanted to give you an insight into one of the most innovative technologies of the past few years which has the potential to revolutionise entire industries: machine learning.

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How Do You Learn How To Learn? Learn From Learners

Game-Changer

Are you learning as fast as the world is changing? A constant state of change requires a constant state of learning. Only a handful of companies, and people, cultivate learning as a skill. Put simply: Cultures of innovation = Cultures of learning. Learn From Learners.

Designing Strong Experiments

Strategyzer Innovation

After we have chosen our experiment, it’s important that we spend some time designing it well. Well designed experiments can further strengthen the evidence we get, which will increase our confidence in making decisions. It is important to focus on what we are trying to learn (i.e.

Top Human-Centered Design Resources

InnovationTraining.org

Discover our guide to human-centered design books, articles, tools, and other resources. One up-and-coming innovation framework is human-centered design, an approach centered around the end user and their unique problems and needs. What is Human-Centered Design?

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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Designing for Meaningful Social Interactions

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.

Understanding the Design Thinking Process

IdeaScale

Design matters, no matter the product. That’s what design thinking is all about, and it offers powerful new tools for innovation strategy. Understanding why your customer is on your site in the first place can drive the design. Who is your customer?

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.

Human-Centered Design Workshops

InnovationTraining.org

Find out what a human-centered design workshop encompasses and when your organization may benefit from a training here. Human-centered design is an up-and-coming innovation framework that essentially works as an extension of the design thinking process.

Certification in Design Thinking

InnovationTraining.org

With the trending nature of design thinking, there are many options now for design thinking certification, especially from universities, consulting firms, or expert practitioners. Learn more about these programs, popular options available, and how to get started. Design Thinkin

Design Sprint Activities

InnovationTraining.org

Discover and use these common design sprint activities you can utilize to lead innovation at your organization. The design sprint is one of the fastest growing innovation trends in the last decade. The best of these will move on to the next design sprint activity – prototyping.

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.

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. Did you learn something new from this video? Inspiration aluminium can design engineerguy innovation

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The “average customer” does not exist, so stop designing products for fake personas

Idea to Value

What can Startups and Corporates learn from an obscure 1950 research study on the bodies of 4,063 Air Force personnel? These are the people who they design their products and services for. In the 1940s, the US had begun changing the design of its airplanes.

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Why Hesitate? Innovate. Start, and Learn.

Innovation Excellence

Rather, it is a recursive, iterate framework for spending small increments of time and money to learn more and design a solution for a real problem. Innovation is not a linear, analytic process where a business case is built, investments made and products launched.

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.

How to Run a Virtual Design Thinking Project with Remote Teams

InnovationTraining.org

In this guest post, learn how to effectively implement a virtually-led design thinking project. Design thinking is a hot topic for business these days, and it’s no surprise. Doing Design Thinking With Remote Teams (Well) Isn’t Easy. A REMOTE DESIGN THINKING JOURNEY: 1.

Smart Construction: How AI and Machine Learning Will Change the Construction Industry

Daniel Burrus

These days, seemingly everyone is applying Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning. With the total worker output in construction at a standstill, it is no surprise that the areas where machine learning and AI could improve such statistics were minimal.

Learning is Different From Education

Game-Changer

I wanted to learn what I wanted, when I wanted at my own pace. Because the way education was and is designed didn’t work for me; it moves too slow, I felt constrained and categorized. I’m a Montessori alum, which basically means I learned through play and curiosity.

Biased by Design

Boxes and Arrows

While my parents worked long past sunset, I played on the sidewalk of my parents’ company, Design Matters. Before it was a podcast, Design Matters—one of the first agencies in the San Francisco Bay area—was my personal experience with design. My parents were early web designers who rode the dot-com boom back when the area was still ripe with possibility. In the early days, designers came to the field with years of diverse and highly specialized professional experience.