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Design Thinking 

Human Centric Systematic Model of Problem Solving 

Learning outcome
  1. Decipher unmet and unarticulated needs of the internal and external customers 

  2. Prioritization and framing of problems worth solving 

  3. Systematic methods of idea generation

  4. Techniques of concept prototyping and validation 

  5. Presenting concepts with a compelling business case 

Design Thinking Model
Impact Cases

What is Design Thinking?

Design Thinking Model

On Human Centric Design

How to be a Design Thinker

When to use Design Thinking

Design Thinking in Action 

7 Habits of Highly Creative People 

Design Thinking for MSMEs

Thomas Edison, "The Wizard of Menlo Park", exemplifies the five attributes of design thinkers: Holistic, Uninhibited, Collaborative, Iterative, and Visual. These characteristics that can be honed systematically and effortfully. But this takes courage -- a commodity in increasingly short supply. Read more
One of the unique and pragmatic aspects of design thinking is its simultaneous focus on human desirability, technical feasibility, and business viability. However, without a commensurate focus on impact and scale, the model is insufficient. Read more
If you consider the problem space as being known or unknown, and the solution(s) being know or unknown (yet), we have four quadrants. Design Thinking is at its best when confronted with a thorny problem with no apparent solution. Read more
It all boils down to our inability to think under ambiguous situations, thinking of others first, with a strong need for order and hierarchy, and unwillingness of getting our hands dirty. Read more
The idea is to not necessarily look at the word ‘design thinking’ but to learn the essence of what it takes to hone the skill sets, learn the tool sets, and, more importantly, embrace the mindsets of expert problem solvers. Read more
Design thinking is not just about designing clever technology or a piece of beautiful furniture. It also is not about the end-user, or a domain limited to a handful of experts. It’s much more. Read more
Thinking can be the starting point of the fuzzy front end of the innovation process and Six Sigma can take over from there on once most of the uncertainties are resolved. Read more
Design Thinking has certain domains and contexts where it beings about transformative results, whereas in other realms, the method could be useless, if not counterproductive. Read more
A look at how human resources professionals can adopt the tenets of design thinking to craft differentiated and enduring employee experiences, and why the truest pursuit of customer obsession is always routed through employee obsessions. Read more
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