While Design Thinking may only just be entering the mainstream those who have been using it for a while are beginning to assess its effectiveness. Fahrenheit 212 are one such group who here explore the effectiveness and where it can improve.

Design Thinking’s strength lies in its ability to tackle problems in an inclusive creative way bringing many views and ideas together in a cohesive fashion.

The weakness identified lies in the inability to mesh business considerations into the creative process. The article suggests how we can take Design Thinking and take it to the next level.

While the article is focussing on a business model, the cost and resource elements are very valid in a healthcare setting. So take the great ideas started with Design Thinking and see how you can make it better.