A tool for keeping insights, decisions and aspirations present in projects & productions

An image of a monolithic stone from the movie 2001: A Space Oddyesye
An image of a monolithic stone from the movie 2001: A Space Oddyesye

In the 1968 Classic 2001: a space Odyssey, monolithic stone arrive on earth. The first encounter we witness is a monolith standing in a prehistoric desert surrounded by apes. They touch the monolith, and an ape starts smashing a pile of bones. They start using them as tools and later as weapons to defeat a competing tribe.

The next cut we see is the legendary match-cut of a bone being thrown by the ape up into the air and on its descend from the sky, we cut to a space ship floating through space. …


Hypotheses need to be anchored in an overall strategy to make sense and be trackable — image by Dwan.dk
Hypotheses need to be anchored in an overall strategy to make sense and be trackable — image by Dwan.dk
Remedy Lanes anchor design thinking experiments to strategic planning — image by me (Dwan.dk)

Design thinking models of the 1990s has been a mainstay in business and product development for years. The main claims to fame for design thinking have been empathy, user-centricity, experiments, bias-to-action, and hypothesis-driven processes. This is in stark contrast to classic strategy methods, where the main focus is to create roadmaps for a business’s innovation practices.

Design thinking is a way to build products one step at a time. Focusing on action and empathy with hypotheses as your guiding stars. …


A sketching tool for converting problems to opportunity spaces

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Jesper G.B. Henriksen

I am a product designer interested in design doing, sociotech topics and immersive worlds. Www.Dwan.dk

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