The Stanford d.school (a.k.a. Stanford Design School, for the less pretentious) is well known for its “design thinking” methodology in problem-solving. For those who aren’t lucky enough to visit their campus, they’ve created a 90-minute, video-guided virtual crash course that brings participants through the 5 stages of their design thinking process. Last week, I conducted a session of the d.school’s virtual course for my colleagues in office.
Here are the 3 mistakes that I made (rephrased as tips) and 6 lessons that I learnt in that 1.5-hour-long session.