Design thinking & lean: an assertive and human approach to software development

Cynthia Bravos, Isabel K. Adler

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This paper aims at presenting how a Brazilian
innovation consultancy guided a collaborative development of a mobile solution using the Design Thinking approach (Vianna et al, 2012) and Lean principles (Ries, 2011). It will describe tools and methods used and how it was applied to requirement gathering, analysis and specification a solution to improve the assembly service of a retail company. This case aims at shedding the light at how those approaches can be applied in other companies that have a similar scenario in order to deliver faster and more assertive digital products to support corporate processes.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 4th Participatory Innovation Conference 2015
EditorsRianne Valkenburg, Coen Dekkers, Janneke Sluijs
Place of PublicationThe Hague
PublisherThe Hague University of Applied Sciences
Publication date18. May 2015
ISBN (Electronic)978-90-73077-66-9
Publication statusPublished - 18. May 2015
Event4th Participatory Innovation Conference: Reframing Design - Mälardalen University, The Hague, Netherlands
Duration: 18. May 201520. May 2015
Conference number: 4


Conference4th Participatory Innovation Conference
LocationMälardalen University
CityThe Hague
Internet address


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