Infosys collaborates with Hasso Plattner Institute - School of Design Thinking to Offer Multi-Disciplinary Design Capabilities for its Clients
Infosys announced a strategic long-term partnership with the Hasso Plattner Institute - School of Design Thinking (HPI D-School), one of the top design thinking schools in Europe, to work with Infosys towards creating newer ideas around digital transformation, cyber security, and sustainability through multi-disciplinary design capabilities, that will help Infosys’ clients in their digital transformation journey. This prestigious partnership covers a diverse set of students representing various academic fields and levels.
The partnership commenced with a project on ‘Changing Human Cyber Behavior using Gamification and Design Thinking’. For the project, the students of HPI D-School not only created a solution, but also created a prototype, which, combined design thinking with the art of storytelling to induce change in human behavior. This project later scaled further to other schools within the university, including the HPI E-School for budding entrepreneurs.
This collaboration aims to bring together Infosys’ leaders from Germany and India and the Academic Directors at HPI D-School, Prof. Ulrich Weinberg, and Dr. Claudia Nicolai, alongside other faculty members at the University, to mentor students who are working on the Infosys Problem Statement of ‘Changing Human Cyber Behavior using Gamification and Design Thinking’. The project represents multiple academic levels by involving students from diverse backgrounds like law, sustainable energy management, nutrition, and engineering. This will enable multi-disciplinary design capabilities for Infosys and its clients.
Infosys and Hasso Plattner Institute - School of Design Thinking are also pursuing other collaborative opportunities such as faculty exchange, speaker series, hackathons, tours of Infosys’s Strategic Design Center, and talent recruiting from the Computer Science cohort of Hasso Plattner Institute.