Halyn’s Reflective Essay

This is my reflective essay about what I have experienced in past 8 months. Last April, I was struggling with which university should I go, and now I have already completed over half of my course. Rethinking again the whole journey, I still found it amazing that I have got frustrated, tried, then eventually learnt something. Also, I met so many people with great passion and ambition. In my reflective essay, I will describe what I did and learnt from my course. (Not only design thinking module, since all of them are relevant) I will start with the story of my team, and how I changed my attitude toward my role, then rethink about the influence in my life.

Team up and early steps

“A startup is a human institution designed to create a new product or service under conditions of extreme uncertainty” (Ries, 2011) Under the extreme conditions, sometimes we would get an ‘aha moment’ and be inspired by small things. Continue reading “Halyn’s Reflective Essay”

Halyn’s Reflective Essay

Big Data-online and offline

Data is everywhere, people generating data all the time. In my opinion, since we were born, we are been affected by different kinds of information and experiences could also be “data”. For instance, the potatoes sold with a lower price in a shop or the rating of a restaurant in our minds. We could deduce human behaviours from these data, and predict the result more precisely. When it comes to a huge amount of data, we call it “Big data”.

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The graph we made based on customer feedbacks on trade fair

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Big Data-online and offline

Testing assumption (Man on the Street Interview)

I clearly recall that one day on a Design thinking class, Janja, our director told us ‘talk to people’ is much more important than doing research in front of the desk. In order to apply Bright Idea, we complete our prototype and go on the street to get feedback from people. Our idea came up with solving a problem for older generation. However, after 2 times of assumption testing, we got the totally results.

Through our interview process, I found some interesting facts: Continue reading “Testing assumption (Man on the Street Interview)”

Testing assumption (Man on the Street Interview)