Many organizations are turning to design thinking to fuel their innovation efforts. There are two types of innovation, incremental innovation and radical innovation. Incremental innovation speaks to doing what we already do but only better, and radical innovation describes doing something that we have never done before.
Curious about applying design thinking methods to solve a tricky problem?
Some really great design tool-kits have come across my radar.
Check out the list below. Perhaps you have a problem you can apply them to.
Feel free to leave a comment about these or if you use any others which are useful?
The Social Design Methods menu – Lucy Kimbell & Joe Julier
Check out Lucy’s blog for more social …
Jesse James Garrett postulated a model/schema (fig. 1) for understanding user experience design in his book the Elements of User Experience Design in 2003. He also co- founded a leading user experience design agency called Adaptive Path. The model Garrett uses posits that there are five layers to UX design that have varying levels of abstraction and uses this model to discuss user experience design …
I recently read a fantastic post by Penny Hagen and Michelle Gilmore about utilising user stories as a strategic design tool.
I currently work for a small digital consultancy within a not-for-profit organisation called the Inspire Foundation. As mentioned within the post, we have had the opportunity to work with Penny on some of our projects as well as assisting us with defining our evolving methodology.
We use …