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Exercises to adapt Design Culture in your organisation

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Design Culture has been talked much but it changes from organization to organization, here are some tangible activities to setup design culture in day to day office life

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Exercises to adapt Design Culture in your organisation

  1. 1. Ninedesignexercisestoadapt DesignCulture inyouroffice&lightenupworklife GokulRangarajan Productdesign,designthinker gokulrangarajan@gmail.com
  2. 2. WhatsDesignCulture? AnotherBuzzWord? Not Again justlikeUX Designthinking,CX
  3. 3. DesignCultureisunearthing thehumansideofbusiness LIKE BEINGMORE CASULINOFFICE?
  4. 4. Designasaphilosophyisappliedto thewholeorganisationitself ISaDesignaphilosohy, ithoughtit’sintoarts
  5. 5. ButWhy?
  6. 6. Culturecandrivethecreativity&Innovation forthewholeorganisation
  7. 7. FunnyDesigner Nerdaccountant GeekProgrammer HypersocialHr psychedelicTester ProjectManagers Design isn’t just for designers hmm…
  8. 8. everyoneintheorganizationshouldfeelempowered toparticipateinthedesignprocess Seriouslyyouwant metolearnphotoshop
  9. 9. InThatwhyallhasan opportunitytocollaborate and solveasingleproblem
  10. 10. Problemcanbeofanysize Daytodayprinterproblemstosolvingproductinteractions
  11. 11. SOTHAT
  12. 12. EVERYONECAN ENJOYTASTETHEJOYOFSOLVING APROBLEMASATEAM
  13. 13. Understand&respectthevalueforDesign
  14. 14. HightoleranceforFailures
  15. 15. bestoftheSolutionaregotwhen designgets moreandmoreproactive
  16. 16. Heararesomeoftheexerciseyoucan playitalongwithyourteam
  17. 17. exercise#1 Solve workplace problems Name all the meetings rooms in office in creative way such that even a stranger/guest can identify the meeting room on hear it first. Do this naming along with your team, know their interests and likes along with it
  18. 18. exercise#2 User Journey Mapping Illustrate the research data and pain points about your customer in the form of journey map, ask your entire product to help you beautifying the journey with sticky notes, doodles and decorations
  19. 19. exercise#3 Usability Investigation Take a real life objects in your office like coffee machine, printers, switch boards, workstations etc assign them tasks of finding usability issues in each of the device. Ask them to write the critical issue in red sticky notes and most frequent issues in yellow sticky notes
  20. 20. exercise#4 Get into Product design Ask each members in office to sketch prototype a purse or watch for a person by blind picking in these of cards where all employee in the organisation has been listed. So each person has to receive a purse or shoe and each one has to design one. Give them a week’s time and before the end of the week ask the each one of the fill in their wishes or requirement for a purse. Ideally what would happen is the mismatch between the requirements and the end design, so organise a meeting to see how much of the designs meet the person’s need while designing without research, By this the importance of speaking to customers can be felt by each one of the participants
  21. 21. exercise#5 Mind mapping for your next team trip They are a visual thinking tool that helps to structure information and identify connections between items. As you are planning for the next team trip you can mind map ideas along with you team as in the same time you plan for the trip is visually ready.
  22. 22. exercise#6 Force Rank the feature For product ideas, groupthink along with team to force rank a feature with your research data aside. By this your sprint planning is also ready and team has worked along with you.
  23. 23. exercise#7 Road show or enact a play Write a script for play with common theme as Importance of Design or empathy, enact the play along with your team in your office, it will be fun activity.
  24. 24. exercise#8 Role play a Customer Support For an hour, each team member has to take role of a customer support guy or talk to the user. This is one step for them in understanding the user's mental model.
  25. 25. exercise#9 Solve a Complex puzzle or a Multiplayer Console Game Games has the ability to increase productivity, group thinking and team bonding is increased with game, ability to strategies and thinking laterally are also some advantages
  26. 26. Byendofallthese exercise, iamsureentireteam wouldenjoythetimespent
  27. 27. Thank you!!! GokulRangarajan Productdesign,designthinker gokulrangarajan@gmail.com GaneshBalaji Purusothaman Sekar Debby Shirley Idea courtesy Idea courtesy Copy courtesy

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