In this inspiring article, Using Design Thinking to Solve Community Problems, Carol Farnsworth talks about how she used Design Thinking to help different sides of a sticky community problem in the picturesque town of Sausalito, California, understand each other better and get closer to a common solution.
In Scenes: A New Method and Tool to Create Storyboards, Karen Detken introduces readers to a great new tool and a method that was created to empower business leaders and professionals of all industries to shape their ideas and scenarios in the form of fun illustrative storyboards without the need of refined drawing skills. Learn how to use it and download it for FREE.
In Build Your Own Fiori App in the Cloud and Win an iPad Pro Bob Caswell announces that openSAP is offering a brand new course next month called Build Your Own SAP Fiori App in the Cloud - 2016 Edition. It's a follow up to a similar course offered last year but with all new content focused on the latest best practices for how to effectively create your own Fiori app.
Have you ever played the childhood game with your sibling or friend where you mirror their words and actions, much to their annoyance? In Empathy at Work Janaki Kumar explains how what you were doing was nature’s way to activate your mirror neurons and build your capacity for empathy.
In Exchange to be the change – A recap of DTX New York City, Maren Christin Mueller shares her takeaways from this two-day event aimed at bringing academia and practice together to share experiences and to jointly work on improving the ways Design Thinking is explored, managed, and taught.
In Design Thinking in the Himalayas, Jochen Guertler correlates his experiences trekking for three weeks through Nepal’s beautiful Solukhumbu district and his design thinking work.
I hope you find these highlights useful, but keep in mind that it is not comprehensive of all the activity on the community during the last month. Checkout the SAP User Experience Community to discover the interesting contributions that I left out of this post!