"They is a merge beginning to happen.
With data being released and things like Londondatastore cropping up there are some interesting hack things being done.
Snook ran the ALISS workshop last week, and perhaps there wasn't alot of space for…"
The link does not work. I would like to offer myself as I have private and public sector experience ; am a chartered accountant ; have started up businesses ; worked with universities ; speak enlgish and french ; worked wirh enterprise…"
HiIn the UK government employees have tried to run "barcamps", sponsored Hack the Government days, given away data etc...These are all fairly tokenistic, and ad hoc but they encourage the IT community.Real letting go of power and allowing citizens in is a long way away in Britain.One place where it may start if the Conservative party get in is Kent. The local authority there is doing a lot to simplify and engage.I live in Scotland - nothing happens here in this field yet.AlexSee More
The general purpose of the workshop is strategic advice, about the future directions at Parsons, the School of Design Strategies, and particularly about its undergrad business degree program, which is currently focused on Design +…"
"Do you want to do something with a primary school in Edinburgh ? The oldest year is 11 to 12 year olds ? My daughter is at this school and is 9.
Perhaps you can do it all on-line with the ICT teacher or send materials ?
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In Edinburgh, Scotland there is a chance to influence the local politicians. They have asked us to convene a group of people to design public services from the citizen perspective.
Is there anyone doing a similar piece of work in the network…"
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