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Silicon Valley’s Innovatioship recently three days leading an open-invitation workshop in design thinking. It attracted a wide range of participants from Lima and other parts of Peru, from local CEOs wanting inspiration to students looking to increase their innovation skills. Continue reading

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Peeking Behind the Veil of Design

A company in Dubai is asking me to teach a design thinking and innovation course in May of next year, and this was good synchronicity because I came across the video below recently. The design process is often very mysterious to people, and the way that designers pursue the design of a new object is often hard for people to grasp. But the design thinking methodology… Continue reading

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Design Thinking - IDEO's Shopping Cart

An early ah-ha moment that sparked my interest in user-centered design was watching an ABC NightLine episode. They showed how IDEO re-designed a shopping cart in one week. The video from the 90’s is still valuable and easily found on YouTube (search for IDEO Shopping Cart). IDEO’s process was depicted as using an eclectic team of… Continue reading

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How Konica Minolta Uses Design Thinking - Innovation Excellence

An inside look at how Konica Minolta Medical Imaging is using Design Thinking to help Healthcare providers develop their Primary Imaging strategy for the future; and convening the Healthcare Community at Healthovate! Activate! at Xavier University. Continue reading

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Empathizing is not easy. It should wreck you! It should shake you to the core. And it has done just that to me–to my life. I am so grateful for the people who I have met, who have shared their struggles, because I have learned so much from them. It has strengthened and enlightened me–my entire life–and it started with my own mother. Continue reading

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Design Thinking

Now that Design Thinking is more commonly known, many groups are starting to adopt it. Chad McAllister Nathan interviews Nathan Owen Rosenberg Sr. to learn about the culture aspects of moving towards Design Thinking. Continue reading

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Doing design thinking is a cure for such small mindedness—and is the real, lasting benefit of this humanizing work. This post dives into this theory. Continue reading

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