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5 Essential Audiobooks on Design Thinking

Design thinking refers to the cognitive, strategic and practical processes by which design concepts are developed. This methodology is widely used by large companies, top design agencies and universities like Harvard, Stanford and MIT.

This book introduces the idea of design thinking — the collaborative process by which the designer’s sensibilities and methods are employed to match people’s needs, not only with what is technically feasible, and a viable business strategy. In short, design thinking converts need into demand. It’s a human-centered approach to problem solving that helps people and organizations become more innovative and more creative.

Link: https://amzn.to/2XgzjMM

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Solving Problems with Design Thinking details 10 real-world examples of managers who successfully applied design methods at 3M, Toyota, IBM, Intuit, and SAP; entrepreneurial start-ups such as MeYou Health; and government and social sector organizations including the City of Dublin and Denmark’s The Good Kitchen.

Link: https://amzn.to/2XlriWT

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This audiobook is a step-by-step guide to becoming an expert in design thinking. It will help your business grow at a higher rate by creating innovating solutions for the problems your business faces. It is better than many books because it takes you thoroughly through the steps involved in design thinking and is applicable to all kinds of business organizations.

Link: https://amzn.to/34hZHr6

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From three design partners at Google Ventures, a unique five-day process for going from problem to prototype.This books explains how company like Google applies design thinking to their product design process.

Link: https://amzn.to/2JMVVfY

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In Inspired, technology product management thought leader Marty Cagan provides listeners with a master class in how to structure and staff a vibrant and successful product organization and how to discover and deliver technology products that your customers will love — and that will work for your business.

Link: https://amzn.to/2JQj40Q

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