How SwipeSense Makes Hand Cleaning In Hospitals As Easy As Wiping Them On Pants

The Challenge Experts agree: simply improving staff  hand-washing habits could prevent these needless infections. While hospitals have plenty of communal sinks and hand-sanitizing dispensers, time-strapped caregivers simply don’t use them, and handwashing monitoring is still done manually with pen and paper. To figure out why compliance is so low, Northwestern University graduates Mert Iseri and …

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Design Thinking in China: How Siemens CT Copes with Cultural Issues

Design thinking has oftentimes been described as a cultural change. Companies integrating design thinking typically aim at building a “design culture”. What does this actually mean? There are some normative claims. A culture of design thinking should focus on cross-disciplinary collaboration, and employees are able to challenge the status quo. Design thinking changes the “social structure” …

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