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DesignThinkers Customer Journey Map

Read more about the DesignThinkers Customer Journey Map, a structured visualisation of the experience of a user.
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DesignThinkers Idea Brainwriting Tool

Read more about the DesignThinkers Idea Brainwriting, a tool to start co-creating new ideas in a team.
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DesignThinkers Service Scenario Map

Read more about the DesignThinkers Service Scenario and Business Model Map, a visualisation of future scenarios of service.
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browse our mindsetters

DesignThinkers Mindsetter: Fly Handsfree

Read more about the DesignThinkers Fly Handsfree. Break the ice and enter a creative mindset.
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DesignThinkers Mindsetter: Step Clap Tap

Read more about the DesignThinkers Step Clap Tap. Activate both sides of the brain and create a lot of laughter.
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DesignThinkers Mindsetter: Word is a gift

Read more about the DesignThinkers Word is a Gift. Trigger an open mindset in people and listen to another.
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"We strongly believe that design can be used more effectively at a strategic level in organizations."

Marjo Staring, co-founder designthinkers

Browse our articles and publications

How to Be Creative When You’re Feeling Stressed

Article by Elizabeth Grace Saunders , Harvard Business Review

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The Future of Jobs Report 2020

Article by Klaus Schwab and Saadia Zahidi, World Economic Forum

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Compassionate Leadership Is Necessary — but Not Sufficient

Article by Rasmus Hougaard, Jacqueline Carter, and Nick Hobson, Harvard Business Review

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Leaders Focus Too Much on Changing Policies, and Not Enough on Changing Minds

Article by Tony Schwartz, Harvard Business Review

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Paving the way for an agile customer-centric approach of working

Article by Nina Maldonado and Tim Schuurman, Issuu

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The pandemic has changed leadership forever — here’s how to be good at it

Article by Emily DSilva, The Next Web

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5 Essential Skills to Lead Through Disruption

Article by By: Russ Hill, Tanner Corbridge, and Jared Jones, Inc.

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Leaders Focus Too Much on Changing Policies, and Not Enough on Changing Minds

Article by Tony Schwartz, Harvard Business Review

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3 Ways to Motivate Your Team Through an Extended Crisis

Article by Anne M. Brafford and Richard M. Ryan, Harvard Business Review

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Let’s not survive but thrive, and use innovation to do so

Article by Professor Michael R. Wade, IMD

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Understanding how Design Thinking, Lean and Agile Work Together

Article by Jonny Schneider, Flipboard

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Bringing back Customer Centricity at Randstad Group

Article by Tim Schuurman and Jochem van Laren, Issuu

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Design Thinking: A Quick Overview

Article by by Rikke Dam and Teo Siang, Interaction Design Foundation

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Why Design Thinking Works

Article by Jeanne Liedtka, Harvard Business Review

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Designing with Customer Journey Mapping

Article by DesignThinkers Academy and CDRI, Issuu

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Spreading Design Thinking in Large Organizations

Article by Anna Kalme, Idean

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Design workshops that work

Article by Cindy Chang, Intercom

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Towards a Sustainable Customer Centric Organization

Article by Tim Schuurman and Vladimir Tsaklev, Issuu

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Design Thinking of Lean Startup? Best of both worlds

Article by Gijsbert Croes, branddoctors

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Browse our inspirational videos

Coca-Cola Atlanta | DTA session

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?

Randstad | The Kitchen

How does a global organisation like Randstad deploy Design Thinking to improve the user experience?

Coca-Cola Atlanta | DTA session

ING | How we innovate

Randstad | The Kitchen

Browse our networking events

What is Design Research in 2021?

Online
Feb
10

Explores the meaning and scope of design research in 2021

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World Class Designer Conference

Online
Feb
18

Impactful design stories which inspire the growth of designers.

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Design As Common Good

Online
Mar
25

Framing design through pluralism and social values.

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Design Thinking Virtual Experience

Online
Apr
13

an event for designers, web developers and digital dreamers.

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Design Thinking Research Symposium 13

Haifa, Israel
Apr
20

Research design thinking on the base of real world evidence

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MODE: Motion Design Education Summit, Virtual Conference

Online
Jun
10

A vital part of the interconnectedness of the human experience.

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Design Thinking Conference ‘Through Different Eyes’

Amsterdam
Jun
24

Gathering of experienced DT practitioners around the world

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DHS Annual Conference 2021

Basel
Sep
02

How can the memory of design be interpreted, shared and performed?

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