I can improve my process through my space –
by using different tools such as Sharpies, sticky
notes, and boards, I can “trick” my brain to
approach the problem a new way.
I can improve my process through structure –
using the format of a mind map and problem
statement provided a framework to move
More ideas = better ideas. This is a great one
for getting unstuck, as it gives permission to
put down a lot of bad ideas, knowing they will
lead to a good one.
Get lots of sticky notes & foam board (did
Use the notes to ideate a design problem (did
Create empathy maps out of focus group
responses (did this!)
Try to construct a problem statement when
dealing with a personal problem.
Help my kids solve a problem using design
Develop a new product based on empathy
maps and problem statements.
Use empathy skills to really listen to what
people needs are to make sure we solve the
Speed up our design process by
implementing ideation techniques – lots of
ideas to gain better ideas.
Teach this design process at elementary
school level to foster creativity and thinking