In our previous articles, we’ve discussed the basics of design thinking and immersive empathy. In this post, we’ll dive a little deeper into what we refer to as the “define” stage in that process. Warning: it’s messy! So let’s first remind ourselves where it sits in the Hasso-Plattner Institute of Design’s proposal:
Modern businesses and technologies have become extremely complex–interacting with them can easily alienate those they are meant to help. People need help making sense of them. Specifically, people need their interactions with technologies and other complex systems to be simple, intuitive, and pleasurable.
In this tutorial, I’ll show you why email is not working for you and give you a solution to collaborating with others in teams to work more efficiently and effectively.
The focus of website projects is often the end goal of launch day, before quickly moving onto the next project or next priority. But it’s important to look back at the project that’s just finished, take stock, celebrate what went well, discuss what could have been better and learn from the experience so the next project runs even smoother.
Rome wasn’t built by one man, it was built by a team working together. While building Rome took hundreds of years and a lot of messengers running about, modern teams are lucky to have a lot of great software at their disposal. In fact, there’s almost too much good software. How do you pick the right tools for you and your small business? Well, we’re here to help.
“Design sprints” and “design thinking” are recognised creative strategies used by designers.
Design is an iterative process, requiring the commitment and collaboration of a functioning team to give the best outcome. Here are three tips to make your team’s design workflow easier and faster.
As the modern day workplace gradually becomes a more distributed and global environment, collaboration across time zones and cultures becomes more commonplace than ever before.
The “deliverable”. A simple concept to understand (something you “deliver”), but difficult to explain properly.