I came caross your profile and landed up checking the website for futurescape and one of the things that caught my eye was the presentation developed on mobile and crafts. Well I am a designer and a budding social entrepreneur…"
Does the service design community need to work with the open source community to provide an alternative to Facebook Connect ?The background is the increasingly dominant role being played by a few companies in deciding on the issue of privacy of individual data. Frankly it does require an open movement to ensure there are enough perspectives on the board and also to provide tangible simple alternatives.The two articles that inspired this thought are as follows :…See More
"syamant, its an interesting question..
You do raise an important point that the average user might be uncomfortable with IVR'S and self service.
but i can see other possible ways to deliver service while keeping it human-centered and making use…"
"Given the context of financial scarcity over abundance in the rural Indian market I think that Jan Chipchase brings up the pertinent question: what would it take to turn cultures of repair into cultures of innovation? in his post Informal Repair…"
I'm working towards my Master thesis with Design ROI as the focus. So , How can the value of design be proved by demonstrating the ROI?I know design is used to differentiate and entice users and it would be invariably hard to pin down it's value but…Continue
This discussion follows from my interest in the fields of design thinking / service design and the perception that my country lacks such services. My immediate reaction was: "why not starting such a business?"However, some worries (in no particular…Continue
The 'market' will stay. The need for companies to reach that market will stay. But methods will change.Could design thinking be a new marketing method? Marketing 2.0? Will design thinking be integrated within the more traditional methods? Or will…Continue
WENOVSKI is a new network of creative minds... but there are so many other network. Is there something valuable we can add? A design thinkers event? Projects/ cases to collaborate on?Let's put our minds together.Tell me: What would be useful to you?…Continue