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Ep. 8: Design Thinking for Manufacturers

Posted on: September 3rd, 2020

Front-end innovation for manufacturers starts with falling in love with a problem, requiring us to clarify assumptions and customers’ needs. If the product is to be a great solution, start with the customer as the hero of this journey, not the product. Paul Miklautsch from Start Something Bold is a thoughtful and bold designer and entrepreneur whose firm happens to work with manufacturers of medical products and industrial goods. His approach to design thinking and front-end innovation apply to any product, whether made for a consumer or industrial market.