The resources page is a place for learning. Whether you have a contribution on OpenIDEO that you're excited to develop, or you're applying human-centered design offline, these assets are a great place to start.
Teams are integral to collaborative problem solving. Learn more about how you can maximize teamwork.
OpenIDEO has Chapters all over the world. Groups connect for brainstorming, prototyping and creative problem solving.
Universities are incorporating design thinking into curricula and leveraging challenges for learning.
The Amplify Program is using human-centered design to support international development solutions.
Real insights start with real people. Use this toolkit to seek out dynamic perspectives on the challenge topic.
On OpenIDEO, we begin every challenge with a Research phase. Learn more about why this approach is successful.
Gather friends, colleagues and content experts for a lively brainstorm session using this toolkit.
From getting visual to building on the ideas of others, these 7 tips for better brainstorming will help guide your thinking
Visualizing your idea is a significant step in working through the kinks and helping others engage. Check out these tips.
Understanding your user's journey is key to human-centered problem solving. Use this tool to map the user's journey.
REFINING YOUR THINKING
Prototyping is an important part of gathering feedback and testing your assumptions. Check out these tips from Amplify.
As your idea continues to develop, check back with end-users, experts and stakeholders for insights and feedback.
On OpenIDEO, we weigh your idea's potential for impact against these evaluation criteria.
Impact comes in many shapes and sizes, from shifting mindsets to tangible change in the world. Share your story with us.
We've created a special impact page to celebrate our community's inspiring collaborations, learnings and progress.
ADDITIONAL DESIGN THINKING RESOURCES
IDEO.org has created a comprehensive toolkit for applying design thinking to creative problem solving.
Design thinking is a powerful way for today’s students to learn, and it’s being implemented by educators all around the world.
IDEO U is an online school where leaders can unlock their creative potential and build their problem-solving skills.