July 2014 Blog Posts (10)

What’s Good for the Innovation Management Goose

When we can be sure of nothing then we must be sure of the process by which we resolve ambiguity.…


Added by Doug Collins on July 30, 2014 at 14:13 — No Comments

Young Offenders + Design

I'm just starting to learn abouth Design Thinking with the Design Council.  My project is about the Youth Justice Service.  If anyone has experience of using design in a youth offending service, I'd love to hear from you!

Added by Karen Thornton on July 29, 2014 at 15:22 — No Comments

Engaging in Real-Time Collaborative Innovation: From Share of Mind to Share of Market

 I continue to be amazed by the gifts people bring to the table, above and beyond whatever their title or role might indicate.…


Added by Doug Collins on July 22, 2014 at 8:30 — No Comments

Call for work stories!

I am a designer and a researcher from the University of Warwick, UK, and I need your help.
I am working on my MA project and exploring patterns in designers careers and a phenomenon of switch from technical to managerial paths. Another question that I would like to highlight is an assumption that nowadays a designer has no choice but to become a manager eventually in order to reach the apex of the career ladder.

I am looking for designers to conduct a preliminary…


Added by Veronika Bondareva on July 20, 2014 at 13:18 — No Comments

A Father’s Guide to the Future of Work

Chief strategist Charlie Bangbang has experienced the first evolution of his practice of collaborative innovation at Dirty Maple by applying the blueprint.

What lessons does he take about innovation management? About crowdsourcing? About leadership?…


Added by Doug Collins on July 15, 2014 at 13:39 — No Comments

DesignThinkers Group in San Francisco, July 25-29

I am one of the DesignThinkers USA partners and will be in the Bay Area from 23-29 July. I'll be doing a workshop on the 23-24th. The rest of my stay is all about meeting new people.

If anyone on the DT Network is out in the San Francisco area or knows someone I should meet while out there, please let me know. We are looking to expand our team and network of partner organizations. We want to build collaborative, trusting relationships with people who are passionate about the power of…


Added by Marc Bolick on July 11, 2014 at 5:54 — No Comments

Love What You Do

This post is partly in response to a comment on my previous post, partly in response to a conversation I had with a friend about to leave a company she founded and partly because of my own restless mind.


I've been here before.…


Added by Arne van Oosterom on July 8, 2014 at 17:20 — 8 Comments

Measuring the Practice of Collaborative Innovation

How might we measure our practice of collaborative innovation? What story do we tell by the factors we identify and the indicators we track? Does the plot interest our audience?…


Added by Doug Collins on July 2, 2014 at 16:28 — No Comments

Some Thoughts #1

It's been very busy the last few months. Heck... it's been busy the last few years.

And even though I feel like we just started exploring service design & design thinking I also just recently realized that we have been at it for quite a few years now. Are we still pioneers... explorers? Or are we turning into the establishment. No. I don't think we are there yet. Thank god. I would hate to stop being an explorer.

We have been testing our hypothesis on the value of a…


Added by Arne van Oosterom on July 1, 2014 at 13:00 — 6 Comments

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