Monthly Archives: September 2011

IDEO.org – a new nonprofit

Two days ago IDEO launched a non profit platform called IDEO.org to help spread human-centered design through the social sector. IDEO has been cropping up a lot in my research about design innovation. They were the founders of the design thinking method,

IDEO.org – a new nonprofit

Two days ago IDEO launched a non profit platform called IDEO.org to help spread human-centered design through the social sector. IDEO has been cropping up a lot in my research about design innovation. They were the founders of the design thinking method,

Sir Ken Robinson – TED & RSA

Recently my Lecturer Mark McGuire wrote a blog post about Sir Ken Robinson’s TED talk entitled ‘Bring on the Learning Revolution.’ This talk inspired the recent Tedx London even which Mark has talked about here. Here’s a video of the

Sir Ken Robinson – TED & RSA

Recently my Lecturer Mark McGuire wrote a blog post about Sir Ken Robinson’s TED talk entitled ‘Bring on the Learning Revolution.’ This talk inspired the recent Tedx London even which Mark has talked about here. Here’s a video of the

InnoCentive – Crowdsourcing

InnoCentive is an alternative to Open IDEO with a similar method of using crowdsourcing to solve problems. It connects organisations to diverse sources of innovation including employees, customers, partners, and members of InnoCentive. Leading commercial, government, and nonprofit organizations such as

InnoCentive – Crowdsourcing

InnoCentive is an alternative to Open IDEO with a similar method of using crowdsourcing to solve problems. It connects organisations to diverse sources of innovation including employees, customers, partners, and members of InnoCentive. Leading commercial, government, and nonprofit organizations such as

The International Journal of Qualitative Methods

A few posts back I talked about open access journals, and specifically, the International Journal of Qualitative Methods.This post was a response to Mark McGuire’s blog post about open access journals, which he followed up with this new post talking about

The International Journal of Qualitative Methods

A few posts back I talked about open access journals, and specifically, the International Journal of Qualitative Methods.This post was a response to Mark McGuire’s blog post about open access journals, which he followed up with this new post talking about

Open IDEO (Part 2)

In the last blog post I gave an overview of Open Ideo. So here I’ll run you through one challenge to give you a little more insight into how this crowdsourced design thinking works. The challenged I’ll talk about here

Open IDEO (Part 2)

In the last blog post I gave an overview of Open Ideo. So here I’ll run you through one challenge to give you a little more insight into how this crowdsourced design thinking works. The challenged I’ll talk about here

Open IDEO (Part 1)

IDEO takes a human-centred approach to design thinking, which sometimes involves co-design and participatory-design. At Open IDEO, they’ve harnessed the power of crowdsourcing to accomplish this. “OpenIDEO is a place where people design better, together for social good. It’s an

Open IDEO (Part 1)

IDEO takes a human-centred approach to design thinking, which sometimes involves co-design and participatory-design. At Open IDEO, they’ve harnessed the power of crowdsourcing to accomplish this. “OpenIDEO is a place where people design better, together for social good. It’s an

Open Access Journals

Currently I’m five weeks away from finishing my dissertation about design innovation methods, and using design as a research method. One of my lecturers Mark McGuire from the University of Otago has written a pretty comprehensive blog post about Open Access

Open Access Journals

Currently I’m five weeks away from finishing my dissertation about design innovation methods, and using design as a research method. One of my lecturers Mark McGuire from the University of Otago has written a pretty comprehensive blog post about Open Access