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5 tips for inventing a new consumer product using Design Thinking and Innovation

Posted by on Jul 4, 2015 in Design Thinking Tips | 0 comments

5 tips for inventing a new consumer product using Design Thinking and Innovation

Consumer Product Invention and Innovation Inventing your very own consumer product can be an exciting yet daunting endeavour. We provide below five tips from design thinking to help you navigate fruitfully through the process of consumer product designing and developing to kick-start your innovation journey. 1 BE YOUR OWN CUSTOMER To invent a new consumer product using design thinking, it is imperative that you have a problem you want to solve that no one else has solved before. You can uncover such needs by keenly observing how people interact with everyday objects and their environment....

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Is there a Gender Difference when it comes to Innovation?

Posted by on Feb 25, 2014 in Design Thinking Tips | 0 comments

Is there a Gender Difference when it comes to Innovation?

Is there a Gender Difference when it comes to Innovation? This question was asked at our recent design thinking workshop. It is a very interesting question because it is politically charged and the answer could potentially open up a can of worms.  But it is also an interesting question because answering it, can provide useful insights on simple rules of play during innovation.  We will try to approach this question from the angle of how  men and women may approach risks differently, since innovation, in varying degrees, always involve elements of risks.  To begin, we shall look at...

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10 Skills of Design Thinking

Posted by on Feb 5, 2014 in Design Thinking Tips | 0 comments

10 Skills of Design Thinking

What is Design Thinking?  This talk by Tim Brown in Oxford dated July 2009 (from the non-profit organisation dedicated to the dissemination of “Ideas worth Spreading”, TED)  is a good introduction to what Design Thinking is. In essence, Design Thinking is an ability that you can acquire as an individual or an organisation to solve a problem or problems for users (of your products and/or services) in a holistic manner that is effective, efficient and intuitive for them! At the heart of this ability are the following fundamental and foundational skills during the three different...

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The 2 Natures and 6 Types of Viral Contents – A Lesson on User Experience for Design Thinkers

Posted by on Dec 13, 2013 in Design Thinking Tips | 0 comments

The 2 Natures and 6 Types of Viral Contents – A Lesson on User Experience for Design Thinkers

The 2 Natures of Viral Posts ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 7 The 2 natures of viral posts One of the areas where Design Thinking has proven to be useful for businesses is in finding new ways to connect with customers.  In today’s internet and mobile technology age, thousands of people can be reached almost in an instant via what we now call “viral posts”.  We’ve heard so much about posts that have gone viral. Do you not wonder how and what makes a post go viral? Apart from using appropriate platforms, media and formats, viral posts make use of solid contents to...

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