The best way to learn about Design Thinking and Human-Centered Design is to do it. If you’re interested in finding out how to make that happen, get in touch. In the meantime, here are a few resources to get you started.

Articles:

Blogs

  • Gamestorming
    http://www.gogamestorm.com/
    A blog that goes with the book about games that are designed to help you get more innovative, creative results in your work. Show you not only how to play them but also how to design them so they fit your own specific work goals.

Toolkits

  • IDEO Human-Centered Design Toolkit
    http://www.ideo.com/by-ideo/human-centered-design-toolkit
    The Human-Centered Design (HCD) Toolkit was designed specifically for NGOs and social enterprises that work with impoverished communities in Africa, Asia, and Latin America but has helpful frameworks for anyone.
  • Frog Design’s Collective Action Toolkit
    http://www.frogdesign.com/collective-action-toolkit
    The Collective Action Toolkit (CAT) is a package of resources and activities that use design thinking tools to enable groups of people anywhere to organize, build trust, and collaboratively create solutions for problems impacting their community.
  • Business Model Canvas
    http://www.businessmodelgeneration.com/canvas
    The Business Model Canvas, is a strategic management and entrepreneurial tool. It allows you to describe, design, challenge, invent, and pivot your business model