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Design Thinking: A Brief History

Posted in Design Thinking

You could say the basic principles of Design Thinking have always been around. It was these basic principles that early humans built tools and drew…

My Favorite Toy and Design Thinking

Posted in Design Thinking

My favorite toy as a child was a broken single reflex camera. It served as everything from my Star Trek tricorder to a spaceship for…

Design Thinking Adoption Challenges

Posted in Design Thinking, and Innovation

Design Thinking is a powerful tool to innovate your strategy, organization or next disruptive product or service. But getting your organization to adopt Design Thinking…

Design and Data Science: Creating Meaningful Experiences in the Machine Learning Era

Posted in Analytics, Design, Design Thinking, Experience Design, Technology, and UX and Analytics

With the advance of machine learning and “artificial intelligence” (AI), it has become the responsibility of both designers and data scientists to understand how to…

Minimum Desirable Product

Posted in Agile, Design, Design Thinking, Experience Design, Innovation, and Technology

Andrew Chen shares in Minimum Desirable Product: “a business-driven company might try to assess viability upfront, thinking about metrics and revenue and market sizes. A…

Viability, Feasibility and Desirability

Posted in Customer Experience, Design, Design Thinking, Emotional Design, Experience Design, Innovation, Product, Service Design, and Technology

IDEO has been leading the charge on an innovation model built around Design Thinking. In this model, there are three key perspectives: Viability. Is it…

Design Sprints with Sean Van Tyne on Portofino Media

Posted in Agile, Business Strategy, Customer Experience, Design Thinking, Experience Design, Product, and Technology

I joined host, Armond Merhabian, and co-host, Daniel Spencer, to discuss how Design Sprints can accelerate Product discovery and development. We discussed how Design Sprints…

Google Design Sprint

Posted in Agile, Customer Experience, Design Thinking, Experience Design, Innovation, and Technology

Google Design Sprint takes the Design Thinking process and compresses the five stages into five days. Developed at Google Ventures, it’s a “greatest hits” of business…

Personas, Journey Maps, Service Blueprints, and Innovation

Posted in Customer Experience, Customer Insights, Design Thinking, Experience Design, Innovation, Product, and Service Design

Personas Personas help you specify the context of use by identifying the people who will use your solution, what they will use it for, and…

Creativity and Innovation

Posted in Design Thinking, and Innovation

There is a world of techniques, methods and process that generate ideas (creativity) and convert those ideas into reality (innovation). They are “tools in a…

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