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Events Service design

Design Thinking Drinks with Chris Vanstone: Creating social start-ups

Design Thinking Drinks is an event organised by Deborah Kneeshaw and sponsored by Thoughtworks. It’s on every couple of months and last week’s event attracted a big and curious crowd for Chris Vanstone design co-lead of The Australian Centre for Social Innovation (TACSI) and one of the founders of agency In With For. The speaker: […]

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Design The Work Experience

Rewarding exploration over exploitation

How HR can influence an innovative culture through selection and rewarding exploration over exploitation: Roger Martin talks ‘design thinking’ [tentblogger-youtube ZTgVYjp98Zk]

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Service design The Work Experience

Article: Today’s Cable Guy, Upgraded and Better-Dressed – NYTimes.com

How a strategy plays out in personnel changes:  http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/30/business/media/todays-cable-guy-upgraded-and-better-dressed.html?_r=1&ref=technology via NYTimes.com

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Events Service design

Service design drinks 12 with Marc Stickdorn

Marc Stickdorn is an academic and author of This is Service Design Thinking so we were more than lucky to have him address the group. Stickdorn teaches to both design and business students.

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Research Service design

The Dos and Don’ts of Diary Studies

Got some time and some budget to dig deep? Here are some lessons learned on diary studies.

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Events Service design

Service Design Drinks 9: Lauren Tan on social design in the UK 22 March 2011

Earlier this week Lauren Tan presented at Service Design Drinks on her university research paper. In it she looked at 2007 DOTT (Design of the Times, internet archive link, may not be complete site) design projects in the public and social space. “This PhD programme aims to identify and understand how design methodology is used […]