Explanation of Multi-Voting (Nominal Group Technique) – a great way to make decisions!
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Explanation of Multi-Voting (Nominal Group Technique) – a great way to make decisions!

I use this video in-class to explain the process of Multi-voting, also known as the Nominal Group Technique (NGT). Multi-voting is a great tool to use when you are working in teams, and need to make a decision or choice. Multi-voting is a fair, equal and fast way to get different people to reach a…

Generate 100 Ideas with Brainwriting Ideation Prompts
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Generate 100 Ideas with Brainwriting Ideation Prompts

I’ll admit, I spent a while making this video … I don’t really expect anyone to watch it all the way through and come up with 100 Ideas in 100 Minutes but you’d never know! At the bottom of this article (or in the Video Description if you want to go off to YouTube), you’ll…

Introduction to the DEFINE Stage of Design Thinking
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Introduction to the DEFINE Stage of Design Thinking

This video serves as a a “pre-introduction” to Design Thinking. The first few minutes introduce the Point of View AKA Problem Statement. The last five minutes are time for the Design Sprinter to write down a Point of View Statement, based on their team’s Empathy. You can watch the video with others (e.g. group/class), but…

“How Might We” (HMW) Questions for App Design
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“How Might We” (HMW) Questions for App Design

“How Might We” or HMW questions are great for further exploring an idea. They can be used both during Ideation and while Prototyping. The HMW list below is by no means exhaustive, but might inspire you to think of something relevant to your app. Please add more ideas in the comments at the bottom of…

17 Tips on How to Conduct Non-Biased Empathy Interviews
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17 Tips on How to Conduct Non-Biased Empathy Interviews

Below are seventeen tips on how to conduct non-biased interviews for the Empathy stage of Design Thinking. Some may be common-sense to you. If you are new to this style of interview, look below for the three most challenging to you personally, and try to focus on them when focusing on your next Empathy Interview!…

Excellent Mural Template for Design Thinking (Intermediate to Advanced)
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Excellent Mural Template for Design Thinking (Intermediate to Advanced)

I made this one weekend in late 2022 updated in January 2023. Please feel free to use in any way, whether for commercial or educational purposes. You can play with the embedded version here … … or simply get the Mural Design Sprint Template here.

The Best Graphic to Represent Design Thinking?
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The Best Graphic to Represent Design Thinking?

I’ve been facilitating and partaking in Design Sprints for a few years now. As an engineer – Design Thinking was a game-changer for me. It took a while for it to click with me. I consider myself an “open-minded cynic” and Design Thinking went against how my brain works – I want to fast-forward through…

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