Thank you for listening to this Ask Like a Designer episode of the Design Thinking 101 Podcast.
This episode is about what to do when you need to solve like a designer FAST.
This episode is based on this article: ALD009 // The 30-Minute Solution Matrix: How to Think and Solve Under Pressure. Read the article and others like it on Fluid Hive’s Ask Like a Designer.
In these short Ask Like a Designer episodes on the Design Thinking 101 podcast, you’ll find new ways to explore the show’s stories and ideas about design-driven innovation. I’ll share methods, templates, and ideas that have worked in my practice in teaching.
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[00:56] Thinking and solving like a designer when in crisis mode.
[01:06] Fluid Hive’s 30-Minute Solution Matrix: nine questions that can help you solve quickly.
[02:19] How to use the 30-Minute Solution Matrix.
[02:41] Learning gaps.
[02:58] Be ready to adjust and change your answers as you learn more.
[03:11] What problem are you trying to solve?
[03:51] Who is the solution for?
[04:26] Who is making the solution?
[04:48] What systems are involved?
[05:27] What evidence do you have?
[05:56] What do you need to learn?
[06:44] What solution might you try right now?
[07:53] How might you build this solution?
[08:35] How will you know it worked?
[08:55] “Cheating” design.
[09:49] Fluid Hive’s 30-Minute Solution Matrix is a free Ask Like a Designer Thinking Tool you can download here.
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