Advisor

Is Your Organization Ready to Embrace Design Thinking?

Posted August 21, 2013 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence

With the popularity of "design thinking," companies are encouraging their designers to be in the field interacting with end users. Like any other new methodology or process adoption, design thinking requires a fair bit of change in the mindset of designers along with some new skills.

In this Advisor, I will briefly explain the design thinking process and detail its skills requirements. My intent is to help companies to be better prepared to embrace design thinking.

The standard design thinking cycle is shown in Figure 1.

About The Author
Venkatesh Krishnamurthy
Venkatesh Krishnamurthy is a delivery coach in a large insurance company in Melbourne, Australia. Mr. Krishnamurthy has spent the last 20 years working for major industries, including telecom, finance, healthcare, and automotive. His interest in cognitive science led him to Agile methods and processes such as Scrum, XP, Lean, and Six Sigma. He has successfully led several Agile transformation projects, coaching at different levels for senior… Read More
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