MP Ranjan, Professor of Design at the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, India writes on his blog that November seems to be Design Thinking month with the number of events and activities taking place. He goes on to delve into a paper on Design Visualisation that he wrote in 1997 which covers much of the basics of what we understand the term "design thinking" to mean today.
Niti Bhan focuses on offering strategic insight for growth opportunities and revenue generation in the rapidly evolving interstitial space between design and business. Her 15 years of experience include employers such McCann Erickson Worldwide, Hewlett Packard India, The Second City and most recently, the Institute of Design. She is an engineer and an MBA whose most significant achievement in the field of design has been dropping out of two graduate design programs on two continents in two centuries - the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad and the Institute of Design, Chicago. Her areas of interest are business intelligence and trends, business strategy as well as creating a compelling user case for design as force for increasing value.