Open Assessment to CDTS (Certified Design Thinking Specialist)


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Evaluate your expertise in Design Thinking.


This assessment is designed for you to assess your design thinking knowledge, identify improvement points, and prepare to earn the CDTS (Certified Design Thinking Specialist) credential.


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From the idea or the proposal of a problem, the project members use this tool to understand what the user really wants. This tool is named:

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Design Thinking is centered on the human being and proposes that those who live with the problem should participate in its solution for more efficient results. Based on this statement, we can point out that:

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The design thinking approach follows steps for the development of activities and proposals in the search for solving the problem situation in a logical structure for the delivery of the product or service. Check the alternative that indicates the correct sequence for these steps.

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What is the name of the process widely used in Design Thinking that uses the steps Discover, Define, Develop and Deliver?

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In the USA, the terminology design thinking has been used since the 1970s, in several areas, such as science, architecture, engineering, education and academic research with a vision similar to the one we have today: a creative approach to problem solving. The systematization of the design thinking proposal as we know it today was done by:

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After developing the initial stages of the design thinking process, project members need to organize the information in order to direct their creative process in line with the user. This phase is called?

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Technique used in design thinking meetings at the beginning of the process to generate ideas and insights.

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After developing a prototype, for example, team members need to go through a very important stage with small groups that represent that particular user. This phase is called:

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Design thinking is an approach that aims to solve problems in a collective and collaborative way, having as one of its pillars, when referring to the final consumer:

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What is the type of research developed at the beginning of the design thinking process in order to know a little more about the problem or user, using the internet or smartphone for this?

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