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innovator's toolkit

         The Tech Innovator's toolkit helps innovation teams develop great ideas into successful tech products.

The Toolkit is designed for teamwork, workshops, brainstorming sessions, and co-creation sessions

13 design strategies to mitigate consumer resistance

 
Downloadable Tech. Innovator's Oath

INNOVATOR'S OATH

You, the innovator, create new products by applying new technologies. As such, you bear a major role in shaping our world. Your actions and the products you create will inevitably have consequences, whether intended or unintended.

 

Tech teams should consider their ethical and moral standpoint and hold each other accountable throughout the innovation process, hereby ensuring that they are using their power for good.

 

You are invited to download the Tech Innovator's Oath, discuss it with your team, and make changes or add elements as you see fit. Make it a team exercise to discuss and sign the oath at the start of each innovation project.

innovation Workshops

The Tech Innovation Workshop Manuals will help you and your innovation team with a step by step approach to successful and meaningful human-centered tech innovation. 


Download the Ideation Workshop Manual and learn how to use the Design Strategies for boosting creativity and generating great ideas for tech products.

 

Other workshop manuals, like the Consumer Insight Workshop Manual and the Market Opportunity Workshop Manual, will be released throughout 2021.

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Boost creativity and generate great ideas for tech products

consumer insight.

Investigate the behavior and needs of your target user

Market  Opportunity.

Discover opportunities to differentiate from competitors

VALUE  PROPOSITION.

Create strong product benefits and mitigate consumer resistance

 
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Downloadable Tech. Innovator's Oath

Design Strategies Canvas

You, the innovator, create new products by applying new technologies. As such, you bear a major role in shaping our world. Your actions and the products you create will inevitably have consequences, whether intended or unintended.

 

Tech teams should consider their ethical and moral standpoint and hold each other accountable throughout the innovation process, hereby ensuring that they are using their power for good.

 

You are invited to download the Tech Innovator's Oath, discuss it with your team, and make changes or add elements as you see fit. Make it a team exercise to discuss and sign the oath at the start of each innovation project.

design strategies
card set

The Tech Design Strategies Card Set is the perfect tool for brainstorm sessions, workshops and co-creation sessions. The 37 cards with Tech Design Strategies offer inspiration and help you make decisions regarding your product’s positioning.

 

The red cards describe design strategies to Mitigate Resistance , the green cards to Strenghen Benefits. Most successful tech products rely on two or three “strengthen benefits cards”, while other design strategies may play a supporting role. 

 

Your product positioning  becomes increasingly powerful when a combination of (green) ánd (red) cards is applied. Choose wisely and keep it simple.

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design strategies
overview

This 2-page Tech Design Strategies Overview is a helpful reference guide at all phases of the innovation process.

 

It provides you with a complete overview of 37 Tech Design Strategies, including a short description of each design strategy.

 

  • 24 design strategies
    to strengthen your product's benefits

     

  • 13 design strategies
    to mitigate consumer resistance

     

It is also functions as a perfect reference guide during workshops.

Heart Of Human-centered
Tech Innovation

Print it, put it next to the coffee machine to spark new conversations about desinging great tech products. 

 

The center of the Heart visualizes the 13 Tech Design Strategies to mitigate consumer resistance, as consumer resistance is the core of many tech products’ failures. Around them you find  the 24 Tech Design Strategies to strengthen product benefits. Benefits are what make your product desirable.

 

Choose the Tech Design Strategies wisely to create an easy-to-understand product that people will love!

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combine design strategies to

STRENGTHEN PRODUCT BENEFITS and

MITIGATE CONSUMER RESISTANCE

and you might strike gold

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