What is Design Thinking? Why is it still so important in 2020?

Design thinking has a people-oriented core. It encourages organizations to focus on the people they are creating for, which will lead to better products, services and internal processes.

By using design thinking, we make decisions based on what potential consumers actually want instead of relying exclusively on past evidence. Thus, when you sit down to create a solution for a business need, the first question should always be what is the human need behind it?

5 Steps In Design Thinking

This infographic focuses on the five-stage Design Thinking model proposed by the Hasso-Plattner which are listed as follows:

  • Empathize,
  • Define (the problem),
  • Ideate,
  • Prototype,
  • and Test.