Achieving measurable value outcomes.
Our thinking is Design Thinking: solving problems in a people-oriented way. This is all about bringing challengers and innovators together. This is transforming business-as-usual, with measurable value outcomes.
Adopting ideas from Stanford d.school.
Design Thinking as a method was developed by the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (Stanford d.school). It has five steps, applied applied in an iterative loop: Empathize; Define; Ideate; Prototype; and, Test.
It all starts with Empathy Mapping.
Empathy Mapping allows all stakeholders to express ideas in different ways, unhindered by undue fear or negativity. With receptivity, rapport and trust established, stakeholders can create meaningful Empathy Maps.
Generating measurable value outcomes.
Design Thinking enables all stakeholders in digital innovation to compare Current State ('As Is') with Future State ('To Be') for a given problem or opportunity. What matters is capturing the measurable value difference.
Design Thinking suits the curious.
People who are inherently curious respond well to Design Thinkers. Questioning and listening skills also means an inherent ability to generate positive receptivity and rapport. Tact must accompany truth.
Principle 01. Meaningful Journey.
When applying digital innovation, the first thing to create is a Meaningful Journey. This is the path, steps or tasks users complete that relates to a particular service, or in the quest of solving a big, important problem.
Principle 02. Fierce Reduction.
What's needed in digital innovation is a Fierce Reduction mindset. This means eliminating everything on each screen that distracts from any action at each stage of a Meaningful Journey to complete tasks.
Principle 03. Progressive Disclosure.
When designing a Meaningful Journey with Fierce Reduction, it is better to have more clicks or swipes through pages of an app, than add too many options in any given screen view. This is Progressive Disclosure.
Applying the right Design Language.
A Design Language means using reusable tech components, with three Design Principles: Meaningful Journey; Fierce Reduction; and, Progressive Disclosure. What makes it go faster still is a No-Code Platform.
No-Code disrupts complex IT.
The emergence of No-Code Platforms means a shift away from expensive, ground-up, syntax-level programming. What follows is enterprise cloud apps created in days and weeks, not months and years.
Stop reinventing wheels.
A No-Code Platform should have sufficient reusable and visually-configurable business logic to avoid the 'full stack' developer mentality of Code Platforms. This results in 10x+ cost- and time-savings for digital innovation.
Paid on Deliverables, Not Hours.
Our No-Code Designers focus on simplifying digital innovations, applying Fierce Reduction and prebuilt business logic wherever we can. This means we are able to engage on a Deliverables, Not Hours engagement model.
Thoughts on Design Thinking applied to digital innovation.