Design Thinking for Social Innovation?

Design thinking is a widely used methodology around the world and adapted to different contexts, not only for pure market-based innovation or technology-driven inventions. Design thinking is a perfect fit to address social problems and challenges that were once a hurdle. The very reason why design thinking can be applied well into social challenges is … Continue reading Design Thinking for Social Innovation?

Is the Problem Best Suited for Design Thinking? Ask Yourself these 10 Guide Questions

QUESTION 1: Is the problem human-centered? QUESTION 2: How clearly do you understand the problem itself? QUESTION 3: What's the level of uncertainty? QUESTION 4: What data is already available to you? QUESTION 5: How many stakeholders involved with the issue? QUESTION 6: Is the problem geo-bound? QUESTION 7: Do you require domain expertise to … Continue reading Is the Problem Best Suited for Design Thinking? Ask Yourself these 10 Guide Questions

Technology is not everything. Here’s Why.

  Technology is a tool built to make our Lives better. A lot of ambitious entrepreneurs think that if that "Cutting Edge Technology" is launched to the world  then by all means they are destined to succeed. It is usually a shocker by which they realize that other aspects of business development have equal or … Continue reading Technology is not everything. Here’s Why.

What is User Centered Design and why it matters

User centered design (UCD)  is an investigative yet generative mixture of a methodology. This process aids designers and boardroom stakeholders to develop an understanding of their target user needs. User centered design caters to the whole user experience and not just an aspect of the transaction. This requires a thorough synchronicity of what the users … Continue reading What is User Centered Design and why it matters

Design thinking Core: It’s not about you.

It's not about you, your team, or your boss. It's simply not. Your user is the king. Your user will tell you what's the real problem you ought to be tackling. No assumptions at this point. Got that nailed down? Good. Now, go to the next step. Your users' narratives have to be truly understood … Continue reading Design thinking Core: It’s not about you.

What If Khaleesi is a Design Thinker?

You may wonder, how can any ruler ever conquer kingdoms on a sequential level while remaining beautiful and young? Daenerys Targaryen did just that. The Mother of Dragons successfully ingrained User Experience (UX) design principles into her schemes. Due to her innate intuition of such principles, she was able to conquer empires, enchant men, free the slaves … Continue reading What If Khaleesi is a Design Thinker?