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1/ Hey #innovation #designthinking folks - embarking one of the largest challenges we’ve ever fought as a nation and as a world #COVID19. I know this is disruptive to all of our lives but we need EVERYONE with skills to help pitch in where they can. #TogetherWeCan
2/Here are few unsolicited ideas that we (healthcare system) will need innovation in, in no particular order, some better than others but here’s immediate braindump :
3/ we have many fabulous folks working already on diagnostics, therapeutics, vaccines — if you have those skills and not working on #COVID19, please consider joining forces with others to help them for the next 6-18 mo
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1/So there was lots of talk at @AACNursing #AACNdoc20 re: #Nursing #PhD pipeline, getting folx esp prelicensure students ‘excited’ about #nursingscience & the #BStoPhD

I totally revamped our #nursingresearch & #innovation course @UMassAmherst last fall to do just that

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2/ I told the Asst Dean when I took it on that regardless of the learning objectives for the course I had only 1 GOAL:

That by the end of the semester, these students would be EXCITED!-or at very least, just a little bit CURIOUS-about a career in #nursingscience & #innovation
3/ A note about context: This was a course of ~85 Accel BS students, taught in an urban campus that is geographically ~40mins drive from main @UMassAmherst campus, in the . The classroom assigned had no windows. Class ran 8am-1030am Weds, before more courses. I say this b/c....
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Last week, we posted about the opening of our new trauma bay @UnityHealthTO, a space that we “purposely designed, extensively tested, revised with end-user feedback.” – @HumanFact0rz #design #trauma #emergencymedicine

Here's a thread with more details 1/
We received considerable positive feedback and questions about the details of the process. This was a team effort from architects, operational readiness, clinicians, sim team to name a few. Here goes... 2/
Once upon a time…(all good stories start like this) 4 yrs ago we ran a study, called TRUST (Trauma Resus Using in situ Simulation for Team training). Using debriefing feedback & human factors expert video review we identified latent safety threats within our old trauma bay. 3/
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Defining parameters "not" to focus on is as important as defining parameters to focus on when designing a system or a product.
Not doing so takes one on a very daunting path.
@paulg Any thoughts on this?
Focusing on optimizing a parameter which has always been ignored by others is research & is time-brain intensive.
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🧵Thread on some rather obscure quotes from Alex F. Osborn classic. #Brainstorming turns 80 and there are too many misconceptions and plainly inaccuracies about this technique.

Here we go...
"In any idea finding effort, the first step is to get set, to establish a "working mood". There are ways to pull ourselves up by our bootstrap, and highly #creative people consciously use these ways"

(Idea finding, interesting choice of verb)
To evaluate ideas "we should enlist the judgment of others. The surest method of evaluation is to put our ideas to test. And the task of thinking up the best way to test is a creative challenge in itself"

(Evaluation = creative task)
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Well I’m stuck on the runway and you know what that means!

*drumroll*

Time for a #prodmgmt twitter rant.

Today’s rant is about enterprise companies and how they value digital product management. /1
I’ve spent the last 5 years helping very very large organizations go through “product transformations”. You know, that thing after the “agile” transformation.

When they realize “oh crap we have 450 people who don’t know what they’re doing.” /2
And I’m glad that these #agile transformations happened because it helped to show these companies they need real #prodmgmt, not just backlog groomers.

But there’s a problem... /3
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A method to turn a bunch of qualitative interviews into personas.

You’ll need:
✨User interviews
✨2+ designers
✨A physical board & sticky notes

#ux #uxdesign #DesignThinking #uxframeworks
Interview x amount of users. It should be a large enough sampling to see trends and patterns in responses to your interview q’s. One designer leads, the other takes notes. Sometimes rounds of interview are helpful to regroup and rework the questions in between.
In interviews, ask why. A lot. Get to the real *why* behind their behavior. Let them talk freely, but guide the conversation and keep it on track. Avoid leading questions and confirmation bias.
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A framework for organizing user research data:

✨What you saw
✨What you heard
✨What it means (Emerging Insight)
✨Why it matters (Implications)

#ux #uxdesign #userresearch #DesignThinking
I've given 1 example per quadrant here for simplicity, but in reality you'd want to see patterns & trends across x amount of observations (what you saw & heard) for it to become an emerging insight & implication. ✨
Let's do another one!

What's fun is to see the tension between observed and expressed needs. That's where the kernel of a good idea starts.✨
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#CeritaHaji bagian keenam..

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#Haji #Haji2019
Saat menyaksikan manusia dr berbagai penjuru bumi mengitari Ka’bah dlm thawaf, memori kt sgr ditarik ke thn2 panjang perjuangan Ibrahim mengemban amanah nubuwwah smp ia mendirikan bangunan ini bersama putranya Ismail..
#CeritaHaji
Ibrahim hidup selama 175 thn atau 200 thn dlm riwayat lain.. Lahir di Babil (skrg Irak), selanjutnya beliau ke Harran atau Carrhae (skrg Turki), lalu Palestina, lalu Mesir, lalu Jazirah (Mekkah) dan wafat di Hebron (Al Khalil) Palestina..
#CeritaHaji
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8 yrs ago today, 4 of my friends built a software product in a department store. A video of it is still today's quintessential example of #LeanStartup, #LeanUX, #DesignThinking, and #Agile in action. @lightsmith @kimhamlet @tzeiler @garybernhardt (1/2)
@lightsmith @kimhamlet @tzeiler @garybernhardt Universities, thought leaders, consultants, and other change makers continue to use that story around the world to improve teams, their products and business results by including customers and reducing decision waste. (2/2)
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1. I’m so grateful to @tristanharris @aza being vulnerable enough to suggest a new field to study human + tech. It just goes to show there’s tons of confusion around the role of research & insights in industry - which is the topic of my upcoming talk at @MindtheProduct.
2. @zeynep is right about the willful blindness of industry tech & @BostonJoan have pointed to entire field of STS - BUT i have sympathy for @tristanharris @aza cuz i see tons of confusion on several fronts between industry & academia that can possibly make even well meaning...
3. ... tech folks feel like a new area of study is needed. One of the big problems is how research is manifested in industry under confusing fields of UX, CX, design research -as @lifewinning noted there is def a trend with throwing an X in industry to make a field sound TOUGH
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Okay, so in the #designthinking class you learnt #empathy and now you're trying to apply it to a real situation. Stuck? Well there's your issue. It's about cultivating a #mindset, not just using tools. 1/
#Empathy is a noun and an abstract one at that. Empathizing is a verb: it's an action word. Action doesn't happen in the head. Which means you have to go out into the real world of real users and not just make things up in the conference room. Sticky notes won't help. 2/
#designthinking doesn't lend itself too well to the #sprint methodology. #collaboration is good but doing it as a sprint, or a part of one, gives it a process feel instead of a different way of looking at the problem itself. 3/
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I'm a few years behind the curve; y'all still do follow trains?

Well, I'm starting one. Let's do one about #equitydesign.

@albanvillamil asked if I knew people, places, and tools for equity and design, and I wanted everyone to know everyone.

Spread the word! (1/million)
That being said, like equity work, this isn't (and arguably can't be) the definitive

Equity is a verb, like @_ChristineOrtiz says, so my hope is this is only the beginning.
I tried to get everyone's resources and descriptions correctly, but if there's anything wrong, feel free to correct me! (Crit's in our blood, right?)

Feel free to add, amend, include, and let's get to know each other. Cool? Cool.
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Our first #HealthMeetsTechNG Meet Up in 2019 in partnership with @DigitalHealthNg & @Infonineorg is finally here!!!

We will discuss "Design Thinking in Healthcare Innovation - Bridging the Gap Between Ideation and Implementation".
Join us live: facebook.com/epiafric
#HealthMeetsTechNG platform is conceptualised to forge partnerships and grow a community of health professionals and tech experts who are keen on applying technology in African healthcare industry- @ekemma
In 2017, we had our first @facebook hackathon in Lagos on general health issues, the second in Kenya in partnership with @iHub and the third was in South Africa in partnership with @impacthubjoburg- @ekemma at the #HealthMeetsTechNG meet up
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The challenges we face today are the outcome of skewed priorities. Profit first. Profit only. Pushing people and technology into squeezing efficiencies regardless of need our side effects. Short-term gains over sustainable practices. Thinking for over thinking through. 1/
Education systems, governance structures, work practices, ... everything focused on "smart" solutions for quick returns and for "speed & scale" which most of us talk about but hardly understand. Why scale? What to scale? The 'HOW' traps us into believing that it's progress. 2/
How come even 'best practices' aren't working? What has changed? @salimismail says technologies are growing exponentially, and redefining today's reality. He's right. The future is hurtling at us carrying the debris of humankind's historical ways of thinking. 3/
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1/ The world is changing right in front of us; never before has change been as palpable. Most if it is being driven by technology which seems to be disrupting each and every domain. The obsession with technology driving progress to the exclusion of everything else is a bane.
2/ While it isn't a good idea to ignore technology, especially those that actually improve human life and condition, including those that make decisions faster and more accurate and those that make life safer and longer, one-sided technology growth will do more harm than good.
3/ Applying technology in context of people and environment must take precedence over speed and scale. Holistic design of solutions and services in individualized moulds is the path. Because the age of average is done and dusted. The factory model of #education must be disrupted.
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1/ The rebuilding of Japan post the horrific atom bomb, fuelled the design philosophy to create a disposable culture. India however, remained largely unaffected. (Exception: City culture is homogenous worldwide) en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Throw-awa…
2/ India context— Reuse is seen everywhere. Repair and recycle continues to be the norm. "Wasting" is a foreign sensibility and throwing away things doesn't come naturally. The feel-good of keeping old stuff is deeply embedded in the collective consciousness.
3/ Design drives all change in terms of materials, processes of manufacture, fashion, trends... actually they're deeply intertwined and highly interdependent. Responsible design values come before economic compulsions at individual, company, industry and societal levels.
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1/ #Design your audience:

1. Curate the initial community with the right audience
2. They, in turn, create the right feedback loop
3. Don't ignore the designing of the community

#startups #designthinking #productdesign bit.ly/2tBK3FR
2/ #Design your audience:

E.g. @dribbble allows only community-nominated 'prospects' (bit.ly/2yRH4OI) to content. This ensures the best and relevant content

#startups #designthinking #productdesign bit.ly/2tBK3FR
3/ #Design your audience:

I would go a step beyond. For optimized network effects of a consumer #productdesign, you need to design the dynamics of consumer interactions.

#startups #productdesign bit.ly/2tBK3FR
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Almost every day for the last month or so, I've pumped at work. Not in the basement pump room that's like a 10 minute walk to get to, or hiding out in the bathroom armchair, but AT WORK. In lab. On my microscope. At my desk. Around other humans. This is a #momlife thread 1/
I've pumped while taking care of fruit flies. While doing microdissections. While standing in the sandwich line at the cafeteria. Walking down the hallway. In the elevator. Walking home. ON THE EFFING SUBWAY. I even pumped in class a couple of times 2/
This is because @Freemie finally brought pumping into the twenty - first century with the #freemieliberty. There's a wearable technology for every sport under the sun, and now, finally, for pumping too. 3/
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[#musetech syllabus thread: week 7!] This week's topic? MOBILE. We talked about techniques for are offering museum experiences anytime and anywhere... #mtogo
(There's a ton of ways to think about this topic so bear with me as I share a bunch of awesome links!)
One of my favorite #musetech articles of all time: "Catching Our Breath: Assessing Digital Technologies for Meaningful Engagement," by Mann, Moses and Fisher in @NAMExhibitions journal fall 2013 goo.gl/ACPuUM
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