We find ourselves at an exciting moment in time for Human-Centered Design as the world continues to navigate a fluctuating landscape. Spreading an empathetic, experimentative and co-creative way of thinking is truly more important today than ever before.
Join us for Design Thinking Virtual Experience as we gather a diverse community of innovators, enthusiasts and experts in the Design Thinking mindset. Over two immersive and inspirational days, this year’s virtual program will feature a series of illuminating keynotes, engaging discussions and collaborative workshops as we strengthen the foundation for innovation across enterprise organizations.
Welcome to #DTVX2021! We look forward to exploring the bright future of Design Thinking with you.
Digital Transformation and Design Thinking have a symbiotic relationship which produces better outcomes and more human-centered solutions. 2020 demonstrated that digital technology is the glue tying society together when everything else fails. For 2021, we must go further and reimagine the way we work and the way we deliver solutions and services. For that, it is essential to promote a culture of innovation, continuous improvement and meaningful value delivery. Join Claus as he shares how to:
Achieving holistic, top-down organizational buy-in of Design Thinking is undoubtedly a steep mountain to climb. Activating tangible transformation in a traditional, siloed environment demands curiosity for change and enthusiasm to embark on such a journey, especially when working in largely remote environments. Join Stephanie as she uncovers how to:
In the modern Experience Era, user expectations reach new heights every single day. Consumers are becoming increasingly aware of the design of products and experiences far beyond aesthetics and capabilities. Now more than ever before, it is essential that organizations work toward rethinking these experiences and best accommodate diverse and ever-evolving lifestyles. Join Federico as he unearths how to:
Design Sprints are widely recognized for their proven success in providing teams with the ability to adopt a more human-centered approach, accelerate innovation, experiment rapidly and collaborate more effectively. But in the past year, we have seen enormous shifts in consumer expectations, needs and preferences. How can you ensure your team is continuing to evolve and keep up with ever-changing expectations? Join Kai as she speculates what the future holds and how to:
Looking for a more immersive, hands-on experience with tangible take-aways? Our hour-long Think Tank discussions will navigate the leading priorities, complex challenges and up-and-coming trends relative to the Design Thinking approach.
How can you initiate effective and immersive learning experiences across your team? What is the best way to connect your leadership to the customer in order to accelerate a culture of transformation and innovation?
How can you better center your design strategy around the user? In this session, Bill will explore the idea that brands are built around product experiences — and when design accounts for both user needs and brand values, the better chance you have of creating deeper emotional connections with your users. This design process also has the added benefit of aligning and inspiring your stakeholders.
How might your company strategy better align itself with Design Thinking and Innovation, while also prioritizing sustainability as a key driver? What does the future of sustainable design look like, and how should this be applied to continually exceed customer expectations?
What are the best practices around communicating Design Thinking and design principles across teams for meaningful and effective collaboration? Have you built a strong understanding of a human-centered approach across your organization?
What can be done to design amidst highly regulated or clinical environments, and how can these same principles make everyone a better designer? How do you overcome the challenges associated with designing for someone or some place that is very different from you or your own?
Is your team building on the lessons and outcomes of remote work capabilities through this past year? How might you iterate on those strategies in order to strengthen future workflows and enhance interactivity?
From AI and machine learning to automation and robotics, the evolution of digital technology is rapidly changing ur world. True innovation that results in customer success will come from organizations that can integrate human experience and HCD methods across all aspects of digital-first solutions. Join Roger as he shares how to:
Establishing equity with our creative teams starts with reevaluating our everyday design processes. In this talk, you will learn some of the pitfalls of diversity hiring, why they haven't worked, and ways to create a more equitable design culture that leads to more diverse thinking, innovation, and hires. We'll share some of our QTBIPOC Design organization principles and methods that have guided us in building a thriving and diverse creative team. Goals for this session:
Embedding a human-centered mindset and culture across the organization is not something that happens overnight. It takes time, investment, and focus, and is often realistically an “addition” to the day-to-day work we already face. Join John as he uncovers the best practices around how to:
The future of voice assistants is a promising one, with adoption doubling just about every day. As we continue to identify new and exciting use cases, it is essential that these experiences remain at par for ongoing utility. Design Thinking plays a crucial role in defining the right user experience. Join this session as Shyamala illustrates how to:
In the largely digital-first and fast-paced professional environment, experience and the workplace is becoming an increasingly important prioritization. How might you ensure your team is working to embed a culture of empathy and collaboration both internally and externally? Join Robin, Elizabeth and Teresa for a candid, cross-functional Wells Fargo perspective around the importance of: