D'IVE -Design Thinking and Innovation Meetup saw a packed house in its second session on October 22nd, 2016. Over 60 design thinking enthusiasts came together and shared innovation scenarios, stories and challenges from across the industries. From banking and IT to aviation and entrepreneurship, the multi-perspective approach to innovation were discussed with gusto.
Manoj Kothari and Harshad Nanal- facilitators for the day, ran an open house and answered queries on innovation challenges in the startup ecosystem and discussed how Design Thinking could act as a catalyst in problem solving.
The queries- crowd-sourced from the participants- majorly dealt with need validation for a ideas, cross industry collaboration, risk mitigation for a new idea, converting insights into profitable ideas, creating innovation mindsets and ecosystem within the organization and leveraging the best of ideas from the team.
The November session of D’ive will be organized on the last Saturday- Novemebr 19th, 2016. The event is free with a prior registration required. We also invite innovation challenges or case-studies in a 7-slide/ 7-minute format from the participants, to share and brainstorm on, during the next session. To contribute, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.