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Value Proposition Canvas

Strategizer has a great product market fit development tool called the Value Proposition Canvas. Let’s take a look! Template: Value … Read More

It's seductive to assume that data is really knowledge

It’s seductive to assume that data is really knowledge.

Dr. W.E. Deming, the father of TQM (Total Quality Management) and the whole Lean movement, once said: Without data, you’re … Read More

Why Design Thikning plus Scrum makes a lot of Sense

Why Design Thinking + Scrum Makes a lot of Sense

Watch on YouTube Learn How To Do Design Thinking + Scrum Transcript In doing so, first, I’d like to take … Read More

Rapid Design Thinking Template

Rapid Design Thinking template: Ideate customer solutions in less than 30 minutes

Stuck with a customer challenge? No problem, let’s visualize it. Sharing my Rapid Design Thinking Template that I frequently use … Read More

Welcome to Design Thinking

Welcome to Design Thinking

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Learn Design Thinking in 30 minutes: Origami Gift Exercise

Learn Design Thinking in 30 minutes: Origami Gift Exercise

Here’s a rapid Design Thinking practice exercise that I do in my training sessions. It’s really simple. You pair up … Read More

デザイン思考へようこそ

日本一わかりやすい、デザイン思考の説明ビデオを作ってみました。 スライドダウンロード PDF Transcript

Go with the FLOW to capture your thoughts from Design Thinking customer interviews | agile-od.com

Go with the FLOW to capture your thoughts from Design Thinking customer interviews

Example: While adoption of the pre-order app for our Daily Greens salad store has been going up, we’ve been observing … Read More

KISS - Keep it Stupid Simple

KISS – Keep It Stupid Simple

KISS, an acronym for “keep it simple, stupid” or “keep it stupid simple”, is a design principle noted by the … Read More

Relentless Pursuit of Product Market Fit is Customer Obsession | agile-od.com

Relentless Pursuit of Product Market Fit is Customer Obsession

Relentless pursuit of product market fit is customer obsession. Reality is, so many distractions in the office… It would be … Read More

Inductive, deductive reasoning and Design Thinking

Deductive and Inductive Reasoning and the Divergent, Convergent Double Diamond in Design Thinking

There’s science and philosophy behind Design Thinking’s divergent and convergent double diamond. It’s the logic of deductive and inductive reasoning. … Read More

Design Instead of Planning - agile-od.com

Design Instead of Planning

I actually think planning and designing are pretty similar. It’s just that designing is much more colorful, multi-faceted, free form. … Read More

The Two Cadence of User Feedback - agile-od.com

The Two Cadence of User Feedback

This image is from Roland Smart’s “Agile Markerter” (https://amzn.to/2O7W2EA). It’s the cadence difference between feedabck (spot the typo? :-)) that … Read More

know do vs know design do

From Know-Do to Know-[Stop/Think/Design/Make]-Do

We are highly functioning professionals. When we see a pattern, we know what to do. So, Know-Do. The challenge of … Read More

Design Thinking is non-sequential

The non-linear, non-sequential nature of Design Thinking

Design Thinking is process driven. It is a process to help us activate our creativity. Meanwhile, our brains don’t necessarily … Read More

Prototyping a Walking Skeleton

Prototyping a Walking Skeleton

Either it’s the artist in us or the perfectionist taking control, but many of us have a tendency to start … Read More

Design Thinking + Liberating Structures

Strategy Session Facilitation with Design Thinking & Liberating Structures

Why brainstorming doesn’t work That was fun, but… Why do we get that slight, lingering feeling of doubt and dissatisfaction … Read More

The Art of Kanban + User Story Mapping

Kanban is deep… Combine that with Jeff Patton’s User Story Mapping (USM), it becomes a powerful visualization tool in Scrum.

Design Thinking POV Templates | agile-od.com | Lifecycle

Two Templates for Design Thinking POV (Point of View) Statements

Two versions of Design Thinking POV (Point of View) Statement templates. Download PDF version with editable text boxes here: DT … Read More

Try Design Thinking + Scrum | agile-od.com | Lifecycle

Try Design Thinking + Scrum: A Powerful Hybrid Agile Approach

Classic Scrum’s Achilles’ heel One of the weak areas of classic Scrum, in my opinion, is the relative simplicity of … Read More