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DesignThinkers Bootcamp Week

The DesignThinkers Bootcamp offers a unique team of internationally recognized and highly experienced…
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Design Thinking Fundamentals

This high-energy 2-day Design Thinking Fundamentals course will give you a basic understanding…
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Design Thinking Facilitation

Learn how to facilitate workshops following the Design Thinking principles for mixed audiences.…
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Browse our tools

DesignThinkers Customer Journey Mapping Canvas

The tool presented here is the Customer Journey Map Canvas.
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DesignThinkers Stakeholder Map Canvas

The tool presented here is the Stakeholder Map. The Stakeholder Map Canvas is…
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DesignThinkers Service Scenario Canvas

The tool presented here is the Service Scenario and Business Model.…
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We strongly believe that design can be used more effectively at a strategic level in organisations.

Marjo Staring, co-founder designthinkers

Articles & Publications

Understanding how Design Thinking, Lean and Agile Work Together

Article, Flipboard

December 2018

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The ideas of Agile are great. It’s the way it has been codified into rituals and certifications, and rolled out mindlessly that misses the point. When people talk about Lean, the conversation often ends at process optimization, waste, and quality, and misses so much of...

A Designer In the HR Department

Article, Linkedin

September 2018

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How HR Professionals Can Use Design Thinking To Transform Their Company and Career. A few years ago I found the world’s cutest mug. It had a little pug on the front, was large and perfect for drinking tea on a cozy Sunday.

When it comes to personas, the real value is in the scenarios

Article , Medium

September 2018

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Personas without scenarios are like characters with no plot. — Kim Goodwin I’ve seen it happen many times. A team launches a project to identify user personas with all the best of intentions. They’ll define three, four, sometimes as many ten or fifteen different personas.

Spreading Design Thinking in Large Organizations

Article, Idean

March 2018

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A four-pillar framework to support evangelists and forerunners making this movement happen. If you are reading this, it is likely you are already familiar with the concept of design thinking. You’ve likely read about it, applied the principles in your own work, and maybe even...

Design workshops that work

Article , Intercom

December 2017

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As a product designer creating digital experiences, it’s equally important to obsess over the physical ones too. Design and collaboration go hand in hand. When we want to discuss problems, imagine new ideas and brainstorm solutions, it’s best to bring people together.

Design Thinking of Lean Startup? Best of both worlds

Article, branddoctors

August 2017

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Natuurlijk ben je aan het experimenteren met Scrum, Lean Startup, Design thinking of zelfsturing. Anders doe je anno 2017 niet mee. Maar wat is nu precies het verschil tussen de éne en de andere methodiek, wat is de bias for action en waarom zou je...

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DTA Session at Coca-Cola Atlanta

Here a quick look at the Design Thinking Session organized by DesignThinkers Academy for Coca-Cola in Atlanta.

ING | How we innovate

What’s the link between the PACE Toolkit, Innovation Bootcamp, accelerators and fintechs? Here’s the answer in three minutes.

Randstad | The Kitchen

How does a global organisation like Randstad deploy Design Thinking to improve the user experience? Check this video and find out.

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DTA Session at Coca-Cola Atlanta

ING | How we innovate

Randstad | The Kitchen

Other network events

DT Ghana Conference

Accra, Ghana
Jun
22

DTGC is Africa’s premier Design Thinking conference.

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Service Design Days 2019

Barcelona, Spain
Jun
13

The SDD ’19 is a platform for change makers

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Estonian Financial Conference

Pärnu, Estonia
Apr
11

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Design Thinking – The Next Step

Breda, The Netherlands
Apr
12

A day summit on Design Thinking

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Toronto
Nov
12

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