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Has Design Thinking Come of Age... Really?

Our Counter Issue to HBR's "Design Thinking Has Come of Age"

September 30, 2015
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You may have heard recently that design thinking has "come of age."

At Continuum, we've been helping our clients to apply design thinking strategies to complex business problems for over 30 years. We have many stories to tell about the evolution of human-centered design across industries—and across the globe.

That said, we still can't help but ask:
Has design thinking come of age...really?

This question has sparked strong reactions, thoughtful insights, and engaging conversations within and beyond the Continuum studios. What you will find below is our collective response and contribution to the discussion started by HBR in their September 2015 issue, "The Evolution of Design Thinking."

Welcome to the conversation. We look forward to hearing your take:

Are we there yet?

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Managerial Thinking Comes of Age What Entrepreneurs Need to Understand About Design in Business What Good Is Design Thinking If I'm not a Designer?
by Gianfranco Zaccai by Ken Gordon by Pete Chapin and Allison Kotin
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CLOSE UP VIDEO: Building Innovation Capability Against Empathy: Why Design Thinking Demands More Why Design Thinking Initiatives Fail
by Jon Campbell by Augusta Miell by Anthony Pannozzo
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Grounded Innovation: Where Design Thinking and Business Innovation Meet My Daughter and Design Thinking: Have Either Really Come of Age? QUICK TAKE VIDEO: Bringing Design Thinking to Healthcare
by Mike Amante by Ken Gordon by Yuhgo Yamaguchi
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How To Think Like a Designer
by Toby Bottorf
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