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Design Thinking for Tech: Solving Problems and Realizing Value in 24 Hours (Rough Cuts) (2022)

Design Thinking for Tech: Solving Problems and Realizing Value in 24 Hours (Rough Cuts)

English | 2022 | ISBN: 9780137933167 | 365 pages | EPUB, MOBI | 35.17 MB

In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, Design Thinking for Tech helps you inject techniques and exercises into your projects using the same systematic and creative process that designers have used for years.

Anderson walks you through a simple four-phase Design Thinking model, showing how to loop back, keep learning, and continuously refine your work. Youll start by understanding the essential what, how, when, why, and who of Design Thinking. Next, youll use core Design Thinking techniques to understand the big picture, focus on your most critical problems, think more creatively about them, take the “next best steps” toward problem resolution and value creation, and along the way rapidly iterate for progress.

Every lesson builds on what youve already learned, with exercises crafted to deliver directly relevant experience. Regardless of your role in the world of technology, youll learn how to supercharge success for any tech-related project, business initiative, or digital transformation.

Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common tasks.

Practical, hands-on examples show you how to apply what you learn.

Quizzes and exercises help you test your knowledge and stretch your skills.

Notes and tips point out shortcuts and solutions.

Learn how to…

Apply a simple four-phased Design Thinking model in team and individual settings

Inject game-changing methods into the project lifecycle

Gain crucial big picture insights into how a situation has evolved over time

Build and maintain healthier, more resilient teams

Reskill teams to deliver greater business, functional, and technical impact

Set and manage realistic expectations through a 360┬░ view of your stakeholders

Connect with, communicate, and empathize with the right people at the right time

Liberate the ideas trapped in your heads, so you can explore them deeply with others

Think divergently, expand creativity, and work through uncertainty

Navigate problems to more quickly arrive at potential solutions

Deliver incremental yet real value to people who desperately need it

Start small to deliver greater value at velocity

Improve how you approach and manage change