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Introduction to Design Thinking
According to ACRL, Design Thinking "is an iterative, human-centered approach to understanding the needs of a specific group and developing services, spaces, and products in response." (ACRL, 2020).
Design Thinking Principles:
- user-centric and action-oriented approach
- comfortable with change
- observe and Evaluates problems/issues/challenges through emotions and sensitivity
- integrate foresight
- promotes empathy
- reduce risks
- create meaning
- uplifts enterprise creativity
- new competitive logic of business strategy
Design Thinking requires us to know the 6 human needs with respect to problem-solving. They are namely:
Design Thinking Fundamentals