Forbes magazine has identified 'Design Thinking' as the big trend in the new year.

Design thinking, which is to innovate through a structured analysis of specific challenges in a particular process or industry, is about creating results that serve the business, customers, and the wider market in the most high and optimal.

In other words, it is not just a process of listing the pros and cons and using the majority rule to select a way forward, but rather putting a smorgasbord of possible options on the table with respect to all facets of a process or industry to engineer the detrimental aspects and design. in positive and value-added elements. The end result at any stage is likely to be none of the ideas presented, but rather an amalgam of various contributing factors designed to meet specified needs and goals, perhaps to get the most benefit or to deliver the best. service to staff or customers, or to be recognized as the new thought leader in your industry, or to attract the best candidates for hire, etc.

Design Thinking is not just about design in the aesthetic sense, although the final solution is usually elegant in its simplicity, clarity, and power to deliver on its promise. And that is beautiful. Instead, Design Thinking requires the ability to recognize multiple multi-faceted levels of any approach to thinking, the ability to detect patterns, trends and behaviors, for better or worse, the willingness to grapple with a variety of viewpoints, and, sometimes conflicting goals, access to and rigorous application of appropriate skills in problem ideation and solving, and attunement to emerging possibilities as an individual or group seeks to design a viable outcome or solution to the established thinking approach or problem .

Very often, this process is best facilitated by a trained 'creativity facilitator' who can objectively fight and juggle facts and lurking vested interests in the movement toward intended goals, even while gaining and maintaining buy-in from the parties. involved. Because inherent in the Design Thinking process is the possibility of results far beyond those initially expected. https://lkyspp.nus.edu.sg/executive-education/detail/futures-thinking-an...

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Design Thinking is not just about design in the aesthetic sense, although the final solution is usually elegant in its simplicity, clarity, and power to deliver on its promise.