Workshop on Innovation through Design Thinking

By Malavikka

A workshop on Innovation through Design Thinking during the One Globe Forum 2017 will be hosted in New Delhi on Friday, February 10 in the Emily Eden Hall of New Delhi's Hotel Imperial on between 2:00pm and 4:00pm.

Dr. Makarand Chips Chipalkatti, Managing Director at Boston-based Dr. Chips Consulting LLC and a founder board member of Global Innovation Management Institute, USA, will conduct the workshop.

Workshop on Innovation through Design Thinking


About the workshop

This collaborative workshop will provide a stimulating and hands on approach to design thinking methods for public service innovation. The workshop will be held. It will cover the basic tenets of Design Thinking, emerging tools & applications to public sector illustrated through examples & activities to optimize the learning.

About Design Thinking

Design thinking is fast emerging as a globally-popular holistic method for innovation that comprises ethnographic-inspired user research, creative ideation processes, visualization and rapid modeling of service prototypes to develop new products and services through a systematic, step-by-step user-centric process.

Countries like Denmark, UK, Germany, USA, Finland, Singapore and Australia are leveraging design thinking in a wide range of applications in public sector settings from rethinking waste management, crafting new policies, transforming services for special needs, and public services.

About Dr Chips Chipalkatti

An expert in enabling industry-wide transformation through innovation, Dr. Chips Chipalkatti is recognized as a global pioneer in LED lighting and a leading advisor on lighting and energy policy. His global executive consulting practice focuses on enterprise innovation management and entrepreneurship through product, service, and market strategy with special emphasis on the commercialization of innovation in the technology intensive verticals mainly focusing on energy and environmental efficiency.

Dr. Chips earlier led the Strategic Innovation Management function for OSRAM Americas. He holds a Ph.D. from University of Massachusetts and a B. Tech from IIT Bombay and mentors early-stage companies and students of entrepreneurship and innovation. The workshop will be co-led by Manoj Kothari, MD & Principal Strategist at Turian Labs, a Design Thinking and Business Innovation consulting company in Pune founded by alumni of IIT (Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai) and NID (National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad).

About One Globe Forum

The annual One Globe Forum brings together global thought leaders to discuss how we can build a 21st century knowledge economy in India and South Asia. It is India's leading Forum exploring the intersection of technology, innovation, smart cities, skills, regional collaboration and education and their role in building a 21st century knowledge economy. Connect with us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. One Globe Forum 2017 will be held on February 10 and 11 at Hotel Imperial, New Delhi. For a full list of speakers, updated agenda and to register, visit:

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