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The Key Questions to address during Design Thinking

Posted by on Apr 12, 2014 in Design Thinking Techniques | 0 comments

The Key Questions to address during Design Thinking

DESIGN THINKING TECHNIQUES SERIES The Techniques of Design Thinking – Asking Critical Questions Relevant to each Stage of Design Thinking The three major spaces (to be understood here as stages or phases) of Design Thinking as described by Tim Brown in his book Change by Design are: Inspiration, Ideation and Implementation. During each of these stages, design thinkers take steps toward solving their problem on hand by addressing key and  critical questions relevant to that stage.  The Beanstalk Creative™ Design Thinking Tools collate these critical questions into a set of “To...

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Understanding Group Dynamics (Part Two) – Using Card Facilitated Group Thinking Technique

Posted by on Mar 21, 2014 in Design Thinking Techniques | 0 comments

Understanding Group Dynamics (Part Two) – Using Card Facilitated Group Thinking Technique

DESIGN THINKING TECHNIQUES SERIES Understanding Group Dynamics – Using Card Facilitated Group Design Thinking Technique In our previous post “Six Personae to Avoid in Group Thinking, we discussed the six personalities that could disrupt creative group thinking if you do not find means to manage their untimely manifestations during group work or brain-storming sessions. In this post, we would like to introduce the first of two design thinking techniques “the card-facilitated brain-storming or group discussion” that helps you manage the group thinking process such that...

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Understanding Group Dynamics (Part One) – Six Personae to Avoid in Group Thinking

Posted by on Mar 13, 2014 in Design Thinking Techniques | 0 comments

Understanding Group Dynamics (Part One) – Six Personae to Avoid in Group Thinking

DESIGN THINKING TECHNIQUES SERIES UNDERSTANDING GROUP DYNAMICS – SIX PERSONAE TO AVOID IN GROUP THINKING This is the first of a series on Design Thinking Techniques. Design thinking is often a collaborative effort. If you want to manage the design thinking process well, it pays to understand the workings of group dynamics. Understanding group dynamics allows you to make use of group thinking techniques to get the most out of any brain-storming and/or group thinking sessions. Group dynamics is the result of different personalities of the group’s individuals coming out to the fore during...

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