Published on November 15, 2008
What is called Design Thinking?
Let’s get empirical
Human-centered Prototype-driven Mindful of process
So. Do designers think differently?
As opposed to?
“Business people need to become designers” Roger Martin
An opposable what?
If design is a method of action
Then what is thinking is a method of ???
Is Design Thinking a method at all?
It was all my idea
No, it was mine
Not opposed, but opposable
It’s about the people, stupid
Signal of human intention
Opposable minds T-shaped people Design intent
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simple client profiler what’s on his mind? his/her preoccupations his/her worries what he thinks what does he what does he see? hear? what his boss says his environment what his friends say his friends what his wife says what the market offers him/her what does he say? his/her attitude how he appears in public what he tells others
All in the game
So, is Design Thinking a method at all?
The Last Discipline
Design Thinking Norms
Observe Co-create Ideate Prototype Think visually Tell a story
A method for innovating method
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