Tag: NextDesign Research

18
Dec

Another OTHER Design Thinking

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Here at Humantific we are always delighted to see design education community change initiatives inspired by The OTHER Design Thinking 2013-2014, Occupy Reimagining Design 2011 and the body of work within NextDesign Futures 2002-2014. Are you ready to be surprised?

Yes that’s right, there is Another OTHER Design Thinking out there, just announced!

Last week the academically focused PhD Design discussion list, well known in the transformation practice community for being slow to adapt, least effective, and often unfortunately down-right nasty when it comes to the subject of design futures made what was for that group, a big leap forward. A few of its loudest, self-appointed leaders announced in a 3 page manifesto posted inside their debating group and across social media that they were finally ready to recognize a multiple part change wave occurring beyond the confines of their circle.Continue Reading..

23
Aug

NextDesign Leadership Institute

About NextD / DeFuzz the Future: Update July 2015:

NextD has been DeFuzzing the Future of Design Leadership at Scale, Design Thinking at Scale, ReScaling Design Methods, ReThinking Design Thinking since 2002. The NextD initiative was originally created by GK VanPatter and Elizabeth Pastor as a community sensemaking experiment. NextD has been sharing that sensemaking in numerous forms, accross numerous platforms for more than ten years. As a contribution to the community we are happy to make many of those documents available for free to those interested in the subject of ReRethinking Design Thinking.  (See links below.)

Since launch the NextD team has given many, many talks and held numerous public workshops around the world (see examples below). NextD continues to create and share frameworks that make sense of the emerging future of design in the 21st century. We also continue to assist organizational leaders, educational leaders interested in created programs and cultures built around adaptable NextDesign Leadership Skills.Continue Reading..

23
Aug

OPEN Innovation Consortium

About OPEN Innovation Consortium: Update July 2015:

The Open Innovation Consortium is a non-profit think-tank founded in 2009 by a diverse group of experienced co-creation advocates from numerous organizations operating in several countries.

The consortiums initial focus was on exploring the subject of open innovation as it applies most broadly to strategies, research, history, knowledge, methods, models, tools, techniques, systems and futures.

The OPEN Innovation Consortium has always recognized that open innovation as an idea has its roots in the 1940s and 50s rather than in 2003. All of the consortium’s work builds on that awareness.

The ultimate goal of the OPEN Innovation Consortium is to advocate, contribute to and inspire the ongoing evolution of innovation process design and innovation related tool-making in a continuously changing world.

Founding Members:  GK VanPatter, Elizabeth Pastor, Janet Getto, Gene Recker, Martha Batorski, KT Conner, Tony Fross.

Current Members: Membership thus far has been by invitation.Continue Reading..