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?
|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 Alison Kotin|
|VIDEO: Building Innovation Capability||Against Empathy: Why Design Thinking Demands More||Why Design Thinking Initiatives Fail|
|by Jon Campbell||by Augusta Meill||by Anthony Pannozzo|
|Grounded Innovation: Where Design Thinking and Business Innovation Meet||My Daughter and Design Thinking: Have Either Really Come of Age?||VIDEO: Bringing Design Thinking to Healthcare|
|by Mike Amante||by Ken Gordon||by Yuhgo Yamaguchi|
|How To Think Like a Designer|
|by Toby Bottorf|
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