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!READ DOWNLOAD ⚖ Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation ♳ The myth of innovation is that brilliant ideas leap fully formed from the minds of geniuses The reality is that most innovations come from a process of rigorous examination through which great ideas are identified and developed before being realized as new offerings and capabilitiesThis book introduces the idea of design thinking the collaborative process by which the designer s sensibilities and methods are employed to match people s needs not only with what is technically feasible and a viable business strategy In short design thinking converts need into demand It s a human centered approach to problem solving that helps people and organizations become innovative and creativeDesign thinking is not just applicable to so called creative industries or people who work in the design field It s a methodology that has been used by organizations such as Kaiser Permanente to icnrease the quality of patient care by re examining the ways that their nurses manage shift change or Kraft to rethink supply chain management This is not a book by designers for designers this is a book for creative leaders seeking to infuse design thinking into every level of an organization product or service to drive new alternatives for business and society Tim Brown s seminal paper on Design Thinking is almost a holy text to me So when the author talks of transformation change by design, it is a must read on my shelf There s a lot right with the book As a practitioner, you are able to relate to the very real challenges of applying design thinking to transformation and the real life case stories are rewarding The different chapters are thought through and explains the critical tenets of design thinking of human centered approach, prototyping, d Tim Brown s seminal paper on Design Thinking is almost a holy text to me So when the author talks of transformation change by design, it is a must read on my shelf There s a lot right with the book As a practitioner, you are able to relate to the very real challenges of applying design thinking to transformation and the real life case stories are rewarding The different chapters are thought through and explains the critical tenets of design thinking of human centered approach, prototyping, divergence and design for Spaceship Earth Some of the examples relating to culture are bang on especially the ability to let go and the culture for failures.It s almost an easy to read course book for all change management professionals Where it misses out is the blueprint the sequence of activities The storytelling is to the exact point but it does not give the full picture For example Nokia did a breakthrough in early 2000s to diversify into mobile phones, but the book doesn t talk of the same traits leading to the downturn It talks about wikipedia s business model but does not talk about how or why other similar companies fail The initial parts were a tough read compared to the latter half It s a good book, but not an eye opener If you are a beginner, it is a good book to start with for Design thinking Sorry sir, you are an amazing designer, philanthropist and inspiration to us all, but you are not a good writer The book attempts to introduce the philosophies that propelled IDEO to the top of the world in design strategies and innovations, not at the level of making something look pretty, but at radical shifts in perception and usage Brown equally emphasizes the importance of market success and global povery reduction, successfully arguing that design problems should encompass childhood obes Sorry sir, you are an amazing designer, philanthropist and inspiration to us all, but you are not a good writer The book attempts to introduce the philosophies that propelled IDEO to the top of the world in design strategies and innovations, not at the level of making something look pretty, but at radical shifts in perception and usage Brown equally emphasizes the importance of market success and global povery reduction, successfully arguing that design problems should encompass childhood obesity as well as the next gen ipod A portion of the book discusses the importance of visual thinking and prototyping in an overly verbal world Well, i m sure he must be a GREAT visual thinker, but the writing stuff meh The problem is that the book reads like a powerpoint presentation blech , going point by point IDEO s various successes, without being intriguing or inspiring oh, you did that too, and you were great, awesome, snore maybe i m still too much of an east coaster still, but while in the REAL WORLD an untarnished resume and countless successes are the mark of acheivement, in the LITERARY WORLD, it is still confusion, struggle, pain, failure, and redemption that capture the imagination.Dish TBD A bit disappointing.My expectations may have been set too high due to recommendation I ve got but the honest truth is that if you re aware of modern practices in software development, you won t find anything new here Even if this book is filled with plenty of real life cases, I just couldn t help myself missing the substance.All of them seemed so obvious Experiments Yes Prototyping Yes Get out of the ivory tower and touch the real life Yes Cooperate with users Yes Service instead A bit disappointing.My expectations may have been set too high due to recommendation I ve got but the honest truth is that if you re aware of modern practices in software development, you won t find anything new here Even if this book is filled with plenty of real life cases, I just couldn t help myself missing the substance.All of them seemed so obvious Experiments Yes Prototyping Yes Get out of the ivory tower and touch the real life Yes Cooperate with users Yes Service instead of product Yes This may be innovative, refreshing new in non IT industries, I admit.Btw., book is a bit outdated actually it s a bit funny Netflix is mentioned, but author is referring to times when Netflix was sending DVDs has just started experimenting with on line videos Or Nokia is mentioned as a successful innovative company D Tim Brown preaches the virtue of the designer and asks people and businesses responsible for hiring them to give themtime, money, and resources to do their job while at the same time claiming that operating within tight, unforgiving constraints is the realm in which the designer thrives.Although there were a few valuable insights regarding the design process here, it wasn t anything that couldn t have fit in a one hour lecture and written on a standard square yellow sticky note.Many busine Tim Brown preaches the virtue of the designer and asks people and businesses responsible for hiring them to give themtime, money, and resources to do their job while at the same time claiming that operating within tight, unforgiving constraints is the realm in which the designer thrives.Although there were a few valuable insights regarding the design process here, it wasn t anything that couldn t have fit in a one hour lecture and written on a standard square yellow sticky note.Many businesses care about innovation and design, but must figure out how to do it with limited budget and resources If these businesses didn t have those constraints, they wouldn t need Tim Brown s book.I can only imagine Tim wrote this as a self pat on the back for himself, his company, and designers alike.Kudos on your book deal I was one of the suckers who bought it This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Definitely should ve read this 10 years ago as it would have changed the way I thought of design and what you can design Now, it really didn t contain that much new stuff Good reference cases though as the book is really a sales portfolio for Ideo The last chapter contained the refreshed stories looking at the situation in 2019 and the story has definitely changed we are facing the need to redesign design as the world has definitely run with design thinking to a point of saturation Also, no Definitely should ve read this 10 years ago as it would have changed the way I thought of design and what you can design Now, it really didn t contain that much new stuff Good reference cases though as the book is really a sales portfolio for Ideo The last chapter contained the refreshed stories looking at the situation in 2019 and the story has definitely changed we are facing the need to redesign design as the world has definitely run with design thinking to a point of saturation Also, now we re turning a page to a chapter focused on designing for a sustainable world, one converted organisation and community at a time This is a good book if what you re looking for is an introduction to design thinking If you re a bit familiar with the concept, though, or have been using it to some extent, it s mostly a series of quick examples by Tim Brown of IDEO, none of which are highly illustrative Also, given that this book came out in 2009, some of the examples are no longer current E.g., Nokia a leader in mobile devices Still, it s useful to hear about design thinking from one of its originators. A few years ago, I attended a design thinking workshop at an administrator s conference The presenter began by stating that a person who goes into a hardware store looking for a quarter inch drill bit doesn t really want a quarter inch drill bit They want a quarter inch hole A design thinker is someone who starts with the question how do we produce a quarter inch hole instead of where do we find a quarter inch drill bit At the time, this struck me as an important observation.Flash forw A few years ago, I attended a design thinking workshop at an administrator s conference The presenter began by stating that a person who goes into a hardware store looking for a quarter inch drill bit doesn t really want a quarter inch drill bit They want a quarter inch hole A design thinker is someone who starts with the question how do we produce a quarter inch hole instead of where do we find a quarter inch drill bit At the time, this struck me as an important observation.Flash forward to the early days of 2019, when I have been tasked with leading a design thinking workshop for university administrators who need, in effect, a whole lot of quarter inch holes and are finding that their quarter inch drill bits no longer work A colleague recommended that I start with Tim Brown s Change by Design I m glad I did, and there are some good insights in the book But I still don t have a better way to explain the whole concept of design thinking that is better than the quarter inch hole analogy First, the problems with the book Through no fault of its own, it is now ten years old, and it shows its age Brown is an executive at the fabled IDEO firm in Palo Alto, which designed, among other things, the original Apple mouse and the Palm Pilot This is good stuff, but this particular book sacrifices timelessness for a sense of cutting edgeness that does not particularly wear very well Ten years later, it is hard to think of the Blackberry as the apex of handheld technology or Best Buy as the cutting edge of retail experience So much has happened since the book was written, that all of the advantages of being at the cutting edge in 2009 disappear and a lot of the examples are stale A better strategy, I think and Brown does this a little bit would have been to stay away from the tech industry as much as possible and talk about breakfast cereal and Carnation milk, and instant coffee and all sorts of other things that illustrate the same points in a less time bound fashion.The book also suffers, in my view, by a sort of hyperactive, throw stuff at the wall and see what sticks approach to its subject matter The chapters are not very well focused, and the author moves from example to example without really settling in on anything In his defense, he tells us that this is what he is doing, and he says that it is consistent with what design thinking is all about, but he does not make many concessions to the linear thinkers among us, which I, as a very linear thinker, find alienating.Of course, the right answer is that I need to stop being such a stuffed shirt, but it is probably too late for me The best I can do is try to design a curriculum that will stop my children s generation from being such stuffed shirts, and there are some good ideas here for what that might look like Among the takeaways Innovate fearlessly Structure safe environments for brainstorming and experimentation, and cultivate a high tolerance for failure Innovation comes when people do not see their jobs as contingent on not screwing up Prototype everything Create models, illustrations, storyboards, trial runs, and other opportunities for people to visualize the end result Focus on what human beings will be doing, not on what, ideally, they should be doing This was probably the most important point for me A whole lot of really wonderful ideas have failed because their designers did not do a good job of imagining what human beings would really be doing with the product or the service Create options At every stage of the process, but especially the early stages, design thinkers should be brainstorming, asking probing questions, and creating multiple possible ways of solving the problem Communicate with everybody all the time This is another extremely important element of organizational culture Silos discourage innovation Turf wars keep organizations locked into old patterns The only way to break free is to create a culture where people are always talking to each other and sharing ideas And where people aren t afraid of stepping out of bounds Nearly all of the good stuff is out of bounds.These are all good suggestions, but I am not sure that they go very far beyond common sense Are they design thinking Is this actually a thing and not just a trendy word for being open to innovation and intentional about change There is probably some there there, but this book doesn t entirely define it But I am still pretty sure it has to do with quarter inch holes This was easy to read and on occasion insightful, but it felt like a really long advertisement infomercial for IDEO It would have been much better if he concentrated on just a few clients ideas rather than trying to say everything in one book Felt like I was at a party stuck in a corner with someone doing a lot of name dropping His very brief chapter on sustainable design was pathetic and not worth his effort What is the point in telling a story about finding a discarded toothbrush you desig This was easy to read and on occasion insightful, but it felt like a really long advertisement infomercial for IDEO It would have been much better if he concentrated on just a few clients ideas rather than trying to say everything in one book Felt like I was at a party stuck in a corner with someone doing a lot of name dropping His very brief chapter on sustainable design was pathetic and not worth his effort What is the point in telling a story about finding a discarded toothbrush you designed on a pristine beach in Mexico if all you say is We can t control what people do with stuff after we design it A seriously irresponsible response and why even bring it up if that s your response Nice overview of design thinking and how it can be applied to all facets of life Fun and informative stories by one of the industry leaders Shows how everyone can and probably should be a design thinker in whatever their life s endeavors are Good summer read and organized to be able to review, when actually trying to use the ideas in your own life.