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Partners Joel Van Dyke and Marc Bolick started an independent firm affiliated with the Amsterdam-based DesignThinkers group, which applies human-centered design principles to solving problems in non-design businesses. It is one of 13 worldwide.
Part fourteen of the Dirty Maple Flooring series finds our leader Charlie Bangbang and his team resolving their first collaborative innovation challenge for the Idea Mill Program. How did it go? What did they do?
And, is it wise to serve mett wurst for lunch, ahead of an afternoon collaboration session?
I have an idea for a tool that might help people like you be more successful. THIS IS NOT A SALES PITCH – I just want your help to validate whether this idea is worth pursuing.
If you've spent much time analysing transcripts from user interviews, you might feel like me that it can be a time consuming and messy process.
I've made a really early prototype of a concept called convo – a software tool that would enable you to quickly and easily mark up interview transcripts and analyse the data to draw out insights; think a digital version of highlighted transcripts and post-its on the walls.
I'm just testing the waters at this stage so I'd really appreciate it if you went on over to http://convo.co.nz/to check out the concept. If you're keen on the…
Here's a very personal talk I held on being a generalist, trespasser, dyslectic and a design thinker at the Design Transitions book launch.
I'm working towards my Master thesis with Design ROI as the focus. So , How can the value of design be proved by demonstrating the ROI?I know design is used to differentiate and entice users and it would be invariably hard to pin down it's value but…Continue
The 'market' will stay. The need for companies to reach that market will stay. But methods will change.Could design thinking be a new marketing method? Marketing 2.0? Will design thinking be integrated within the more traditional methods? Or will…Continue
WENOVSKI is a new network of creative minds... but there are so many other network. Is there something valuable we can add? A design thinkers event? Projects/ cases to collaborate on?Let's put our minds together.Tell me: What would be useful to you?…Continue
Both seem to structure the same information :- task evolution in a cycle- touchpoints identification- emotional statusThanksContinue