Friday, March 25, 2016

Ruminating on Design Thinking

Design Thinking is a philosophy or a set of principles that can be applied to any creative endeavor. User Experience SMEs have been using similar methodologies for UX design for decades.

Design thinking also embraces many of AGILE concepts such as iterative prototyping, closer end-user engagement to get a first-hand experience of the customer business context - i.e. more human-centric or customer-centric, fail-fast culture.

Jotting down a few video links for folks who want to learn about Design Thinking.

https://hbr.org/2008/06/design-thinking  -  A good video at the bottom of the article.

http://dschool.stanford.edu/dgift/#crash-course-video  - A free video crash course on design thinking.

https://www.infosys.com/insights/human-revolution/Pages/design-thinking.aspx

http://www.forbes.com/sites/reuvencohen/2014/03/31/design-thinking-a-unified-framework-for-innovation/#abaa3d856fca

The IBM design thinking process is also similar - https://www.ibm.com/devops/method/content/think/practice_design_thinking/