Überblick

Das Design Thinking ToolFest ist ein einzigartiges Event für alle, die Design Thinking bereits kennen oder noch besser kennen lernen wollen. Es ist ein intensiver Tag, vollgepackt mit Workshops und Input Talks, in denen Sie lernen wie Sie Design Thinking in Ihrem eigenen Beruf anwenden können. In jedem Block konzentrieren wir uns auf eine andere, innovative Methode. So haben Sie die Möglichkeit die Methoden wirklich kennen zu lernen und selbst auszuprobieren. Nach dem Design Thinking ToolFest werden Sie neue, kreative Methoden in Ihrem Repertoir haben, mit dem Sie ihre Arbeit neu gestalten können.

Ablauf

Der Tag ist in vier Tracks gegliedert: Design Thinking Application, Observation and Synthesize, Ideation and Prototype. Die Workshops werden jeweils von ein bis zwei ausgebildeten Coaches durchgeführt und umfassen 10 bis 20 Personen. Am späteren Nachmittag werden vier Podiumsgespräche zu spezifischen Entwicklungen im Design Thinking angeboten. Danach gibt es die Möglichkeit in lockerer Athmosphäre ins Gespräch zu kommen, sich über den Tag auszutauschen und neue Kontakte zu knüpfen. Neben Getränken gibt es ein Lunch Buffet und Snacks. Die Workshops werden in englischer Sprache gehalten.

Speakers / Workshop-leads

Design Dash – How to Teach Innovation in One Hour (9.30 – 11.15am):

Are you tired of teaching the wallet exercise? Introducing Design Thinking methods and the underlying mindset in less than a day is really difficult and for a long time there was no real alternative: Created by D-School Advanced Track manager Molly Wilson, the Design Dash offers you a new tool to introduce Design Thinking to beginners in an hour. This workshop is great for everyone who would like to get a short introduction into Design Thinking or is looking for a new, quick tool to teach Design Thinking to others.

Redesign Tomorrow – Co-create Sustainable Tools (9.30 – 11.15am):

Design Thinking focusses on the needs of a current user. But what about the future? Who cares about mega trends, sustainability or the environment? In the workshop „Redesign Tomorrow“ we will identify those voids in the status quo of Design Thinking, share our experiences and find solutions how to develop the methods one step further, focussing on the future and a longterm impact. Furthermore we will introduce you to the taskforce „Redesign Tomorrow“ which was established as part of the D.Collective.

Dimensions of Engagement – Understanding Radical Innovation by Jonathan Edelman (11.30am – 1.30pm):

Design has the power to radically change peoples’ life. But how do you know if your product or service ideas will be able to have such an impact in future, too? In this workshop, you learn to recognise the difference between mere cosmetic changes and fundamental designs that touch the core of the product. You will try out designing an object on different dimensions yourself and discover how to leverage the new awareness in your daily work.

Design Thinking in Education by Nils Karn(11.30am – 1.30pm): 

Design Thinking is a great tool for learning as it actively involes teams and incorporates different modes of perception. After a sharing session of experiences in this field, we will co-create a prototype for a sustainable Design Thinking learning journey for students. The workshop is experimental and the outcome is not pre-defined.

The Idea Arc – Visualising the Design Hypothesis by Prof. Alejandro Lecuna (2.30 – 4:30pm): 

This workshop will deal with the importance of taking a deep and creative breath at the end of the Ideation phase. You will learn to craft testable Design Hypothesis, in order to improve the quality of your prototypes, tests and overall design thinking process. We will work with the The Idea Arc canvas, a new design thinking management tool for bridging the gap between Ideation and Prototyping.

Prototyping with Arduino (2.30 – 4:30pm):

 If you want to reach the next level in prototype, Arduino is the right tool. It allows you to build functioning, low-level technical prototypes. In this workshop, you learn the basics of Arduino and will be able to create your own little prototype. Afterwards, you will have all the necessary basics to start diving deeper into the technology on your own.

Finding your IKIGAI using Design Thinking  (5.00 – 6.00pm):

Design Thinking is not only a great tool to solve business challenges. It is also great to find answers to your personal questions. In this session, you will learn how to use Design Thinking as a tool to find happiness and fulfilment in your life. Ikigai is a piece of traditional Japanese culture guiding you to a purposeful life. Any way, you will certainly also be able to link it back to business, as happy employees are better employees, too.

 

Boosting Design Thinking with Lean Startup Orientation (5.00 – 6:00pm):

Lean Startup is an approach to work agile and innovatively in small teams. This is why it can also leverage the potential of teams in larger companies. In this talk, you will learn how to boost Design Thinking with methods such as Hypothesis-driven Experimentation, Minimum Viable Product (MVP) prototyping, Fast Iteration and Validated Learning using customer data – based on the principle: build, measure, learn!

Eindrücke

ToolFest MÄRZ 2018

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Workshop description

The number one reason why startups fail is that they create a product that the market just doesn’t want. Nowadays we know that taking the customer’s perspective into account from day one, is essential to create successful business ideas. However, user insights are not the only source of inspiration to generate new opportunities. This workshop will provide you with methods and tools that enable you to craft new ideas that are desirable AND viable by leveraging not only userbut also in-depth market insights.

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The ‚Service Ecosystem‘: Visualizing Complex Services from a Customer Perspective

„Jesse Grimes (kolmiot.com) is an internationally-recognized thought leader in the field of service design, Editor-in-Chief of the service design journal ‚Touchpoint‘ and Senior Vice President of the Service Design Network. Jesse has eleven years’ experience as a service designer and has worked since 1998 as a customer experience design strategist and consultant in London, Düsseldorf, Sydney and is now based in Amsterdam. 

His clients include a wide range of international brands, including ING, ABN AMRO, Rabobank, Philips, Optus, Vodafone, Orange and AkzoNobel, as well as the Dutch government and several Dutch startups. He has specific expertise in service design for the financial sector and fintechs, on innovation projects, as well as a coach, trainer and workshop facilitator. He is an accredited “Service Design Master Trainer”.

Rowan Conway

Director of Innovation @The Royal Society of Arts

Rowan Conway

Director of Innovation @The Royal Society of Arts

Jesse Grimes

Co-founder @Kolmiot, Global Service Design Network

About:

Jesse Grimes (kolmiot.com) is an internationally-recognized thought leader in the field of service design, Editor-in-Chief of the service design journal ‚Touchpoint‘ and Senior Vice President of the Service Design Network. Jesse has eleven years’ experience as a service designer and has worked since 1998 as a customer experience design strategist and consultant in London, Düsseldorf, Sydney and is now based in Amsterdam. 

His clients include a wide range of international brands, including ING, ABN AMRO, Rabobank, Philips, Optus, Vodafone, Orange and AkzoNobel, as well as the Dutch government and several Dutch startups. He has specific expertise in service design for the financial sector and fintechs, on innovation projects, as well as a coach, trainer and workshop facilitator. He is an accredited “Service Design Master Trainer.

Rowan Conway

Director of Innovation @The Royal Society of Arts

About:

Rowan Conway is the Director of Innovation and Development at the RSA. With the intention of focusing the RSA’s research on real world impact, Rowan is driving the focus of the RSA’s work on the emerging model of change “Think Like a System, Act Like an Entrepreneur”.

Rowan ensures that the RSA is undertaking rigorous, profile raising and influential research and innovation projects and she has been instrumental in the set up of the RSA Lab, an experimental space that uses design methods to explore, prototype and test research insights and policy ideas. She has 20 years’ experience in research, innovation and engagement with communities, businesses and government bodies. She has led a wide range of research and engagement programmes that include: enquiry by design processes for urban design, asset based community development, social enterprise development and impact planning, cross sector partnership working, mental health service design, and environmental sustainability research.

Collaborative and cross-disciplinary by nature, she specialises in participatory action research and has worked with local authorities, NGOs, academic partners, NHS Trusts, corporate businesses and social enterprises, as well as a wide range of central government departments. Originally a business journalist and editor, Rowan became an engagement specialist in 2005, with a specific focus on community involvement and participation. Between 2006 and 2011, Rowan designed and oversaw community engagement for London 2012, working with the host boroughs and the Mayor of London in the planning process for the Olympic Park in London. She holds an MSc in Responsibility and Business Practice from the University of Bath.

Rowan ensures that the RSA is undertaking rigorous, profile raising and influential research and innovation projects and she has been instrumental in the set up of the RSA Lab, an experimental space that uses design methods to explore, prototype and test research insights and policy ideas. She has 20 years’ experience in research, innovation and engagement with communities, businesses and government bodies. She has led a wide range of research and engagement programmes that include: enquiry by design processes for urban design, asset based community development, social enterprise development and impact planning, cross sector partnership working, mental health service design, and environmental sustainability research.