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The Design Method™ is used by storytellers, CEOs and startups to
What are you waiting for? This method is much faster than running a five-day Google Ventures Design Sprint.
Design thinking can empower your business.
In this course, Robb Montgomery shows you how to lead a team through a six-step process to develop a validated solution that will either solve a problem or seize an opportunity.
Design thinking is a process that uses a human-centered approach to guide teams to quickly produce actionable ideas that have clear goals.
Comments from participants of a Robb's Innovation workshops conducted for Poynter.
And from their boss (who also participated . . .)
"I am happy to see the team dedicated time and energy and their skills to help reinvent our portal. I didn't expect this method to be so productive.”
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|Section 1: Innovation methods|
Meet your instructor, Robb Montgomery
Innovation is a process
The goals of the the GV Design Sprint, Stanford Method and other design methods.
The business purpose
|Section 2: The Design Method|
What is the design method and who is using it?Preview
At a glance - The Design Method steps
The team and the problem to solvePreview
Check for understanding
|Section 3: Write|
Fast Idea GeneratorPreview
|Section 4: Rewrite|
The Re-write meeting
Ranking the statements
|Section 5: Ask|
Develop a user persona
Tips for guiding the team at this critical stage
|Section 6: Answer|
|Section 7: Draw|
Sketch out solutions
|Section 8: Re-Draw|
|Section 9: Pitch|
|Section 10: Wrapping up|
FINAL LECTURE: Design Thinking Workshop offer
Robb Montgomery has taught more than 10,000 people, just like yourself, how to make great-looking video stories with small cameras and smartphones.
His workshops and courses are used by reporters at CNN, The New York Times, Reuters, BBC, RTÉ Ireland TV, and many public broadcasters like VRT in Belgium and Mediacorp in Singapore.
His Smart Film School video courses are required for every student at the EFJ journalism school in France. FH Journalism School, Notre Dame and the Danish School of Journalism also the education discount to issue his video courses to all students. Styria Media in Europe has an Enterprise-wide license that allows every employee full access to all of Montgomery's video training courses.
Why? Montgomery is a global expert in video storytelling and innovation strategy and is based in Berlin, Germany. He is the author of "A Field Guide for Mobile Journalism,” and a new book on video storytelling to be published by Taylor & Francis (London and New York).
As a WAN-IFRA consultant, he works with journalists worldwide to develop mobile video projects and as a design-thinking expert, he leads internal teams at media companies to rapidly develop actionable prototypes and new products.
For Media Development projects in Egypt and Georgia, Montgomery developed the world's first mobile journalism school and has trained thousands of journalists in video storytelling, social media, and design thinking processes.
He produces diploma courses on mobile journalism at universities in Europe.
Montgomery was elected as a "Storyteller in Residence" for the Ashoka Foundation in 2015.
In 2014 he launched the Smart Film School — an e-learning platform with course packs of video tutorials that teach social video, mobile journalism and documentary filmmaking.
Montgomery previously served as an editorial art director for the Chicago Tribune, Page One editor for the Chicago-Sun-Times, and has redesigned several major newspapers including the Chicago Sun Times and the San Francisco Examiner.
His work with the investigative journalism team at the Sun-Times won him recognition at the Peter Lisagor awards and he has been awarded top honors in Society of News Design competitions since 1992.