By Ben Chong
On July 14, we had one of our best experiences in Positive X’s One-Day Design Thinking Workshops. With intense activities and rapid design challenges, we graduated 21 fully-fledged Design Thinkers!
The July cohort has been our largest group so far in all our workshops. Our coaches saw individuals from all backgrounds transform into powerful innovators as they learned the process of Design Thinking.
Here are some of our favourite moments:
Talking over some game plans before interviewing users.
Team 2 goes over their ideas on the board.
Team 3 gathers together to go over their prototype, a moving roof!
Post-its: A subtle symbol of Design Thinking.
I wonder what they’re looking at?
The audience is enraptured.
Whether sitting or standing, ideation occurs wherever suits you.
Public interviews at Publika as we engage in the Empathise step.
Design Thinkers have their attentions grabbed and their curiosities piqued.
Enthusiasm gets us all going!
Coach Jon sharing a happy moment with Team 2.
Our Playbooks help Design Thinkers keep track of what they’re doing, and is full of useful info.
Caught in the act of a criminal amount of ideas.
Team 1 gathers together to discuss what they learned.
Discussions on how to move forward.
Team 2 gathers at to sort through all their information on the board.
Interviews can be difficult but enjoyable!
The teams cross-examine each other as they test out their prototypes.
In our sharing session, Design Thinkers talk about what grabbed their attention the most.
A nugget of insight.
Presenting a pitch!
Our July Cohort was the largest group to have ever graduated together. Congratulations!
Team 3 gets to work!
Coach Jon giving a demonstration of Journey Maps.
Coach Marcus sharing his insights and experience in Design Thinking.
Design Thinkers warm up to each other over the course of a day, and become friends just as quickly!
Insights are shared.
Prototyping is a team project,
Writing down ideas for the board.
Lots of discussions.
Team 2 having a group meeting.
Ideas overflow in the team as they get into the zone.
Want to know more about Design Thinking in Malaysia? Positive X is a people development firm that equips talents with design, innovation, and entrepreneurial thinking and skills. You can know more about us at http://www.positivex.asia.
This article was written by Ben Chong, our resident Design Thinking enthusiast and creative.
Edited by Ben Chong.