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The Design Thinking Playbook. Mindful Digital Transformation of Teams, Products, Services, Businesses and Ecosystems

  • ID: 4432762
  • Book
  • June 2018
  • Region: Global
  • 352 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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"This book is THE best definition of Design Thinking that I have seen."
Kees Dorst, author of Frame Innovation

"The Design Thinking Playbook not only outlines and describes how to apply design thinking. ( ) This is an imaginative new contribution."
Nigel Cross, author of Design Thinking: Understanding how designers think and work

"Worthwhile because of the authors, the structure and the contents. ( ) Despite the playful presentation, the team succeeded to work out a surprisingly profound book."
Harvard Business Manager

The Design Thinking Playbook will help individuals, teams, and organizations:

  • Apply design thinking tools and methods in the right context especially to digital products and services
  • Understand the latest advances in design thinking coming out of Stanford′s d.school
  • Build awareness for user–centricity
  • Apply design thinking to the challenges of digital transformation in organizations
  • Combine Design Thinking with Systems Thinking and Big Data Analytics
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Foreword 5

Introduction 10

1.1 What needs are addressed in the Playbook? 14

1.2 Why is process awareness key? 36

1.3 How to get a good problem statement 50

1.4 How to discover user needs 58

1.5 How to build empathy with the user 72

1.6 How to find the right focus 80

1.7 How to generate ideas 90

1.8 How to structure and select ideas 98

1.9 How to create a good prototype 108

1.10 How to test efficiently 118

2.1 How to design a creative space and environment 132

2.2 What are the benefits of interdisciplinary teams? 144

2.3 How to visualize ideas and stories 158

2.4 How to design a good story 168

2.5 How to trigger change as a facilitator 180

2.6 How to prepare the organization for a new mindset 190

2.7 Why strategic foresight becomes a key capability 198

3.1 Why systems thinking helps to understand complexity 212

3.2 How to apply lean business model thinking 224

3.3 Why business ecosystem design becomes the ultimate lever 240

3.4 How to bring it home 254

3.5 Why some design criteria will change in the digital paradigm 266

3.6 How to kick–start digital transformation 278

3.7 How artificial intelligence creates a personalized customer experience 292

3.8 How to combine design thinking and data analytics to spur agility 302

Closing words 314

Authors 323

Sources 336

Index 338

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Michael Lewrick
Patrick Link
Larry Leifer
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