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Info4Impact Series - Design thinking crash course

  • 29 May 2017
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • T4G Offices, 3377 Kempt Road


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Design thinking crash course

Presented in partnership with

Design thinking is built on principles of human centered design and prototyping and can be applied to everything from designing a better toothbrush to running better meetings.  It employs tools that minimize unstructured conversation and optimize creative thinking and quick decision making.

In 90 minutes, we will take you through the 5 phases of the design thinking process: Understand, Define, Ideate, Prototype and Test.  You will learn a simple set of tools to understand and define a challenge, ideate solutions and then iteratively prototype and test solutions with a real customer.

*There will be pizza. 


Brian Fanning: 
An experienced web architect, a passionate user experience advocate, and self-professed "creative techie", Brian has over 10 years experience in web design and development. Brian currently works as an Innovation Specialist and User Experience designer at T4G Halifax.

Rickey Pannell:
A technology innovator who helps organizations solve their biggest challenges in unexpected ways and find the courage to take the leap. Before joining the T4G Lab Rickey studied computer science and sustainability at Dalhousie university and spent 7 years as a developer and kaizen team lead at Amazon.com.

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