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Public Sector Toolkit Navigator
"A compendium of toolkits for public sector innovation and transformation, curated by OPSI and our partners around the world."
data  design  tools  publicsector  government  bestpractice  innovation  reference 
november 2018 by garrettc
Steve Blank
"Is your organization full of Hackathons, Shark Tanks, Incubators and other innovation programs, but none have changed the trajectory of your company/agency?"
business  change  entrepreneurship  innovation  management  culture 
june 2018 by garrettc
Five things I’ve learned being on an innovation team
"For just under two years now I’ve been a “Digital Guerrilla”, working as part of a team of six in Birmingham, created by the BBC to “pilot and prototype new storytelling ideas”, and help the broadcaster to “engage with its audiences and to deliver unforgettable content”. I’m leaving this month for a new role, but wanted to share some learnings from being embedded inside a huge organisation and being tasked with—that dreaded word—innovation."
innovation  usertesting  userexperience  pamoja  bbc 
march 2017 by garrettc
Ask first, judge later
"So here is my rule of thumb. If someone comes to me with an idea, even if my immediate reaction is very negative, ask at least three questions about that idea to make sure you really understand it and appreciate it."
creativity  process  innovation  business 
november 2016 by garrettc
10 EdTech Companies You Need To Know About
In 2012, the MIT Technology Review posed the following question: “What’s been the single biggest innovation in education ?” At the time, most people couldn’t come up with a single answer. Today, however, MIT’s question might not stump as many people."
education  technology  edtech  innovation 
september 2016 by garrettc
The Electronic Curb Cut
Unusual things happen when products are designed to be accessible to people with disabilities. It wasn't long after sidewalks were redesigned to accommodate wheelchair users that the benefits of curb cuts began to be realized by everyone.
accessibility  design  innovation  webdevelopment  userexperience  webdesign 
august 2015 by garrettc
Pretotyping
"Make sure you are building the right it
before you build it right"
innovation  prototype  testing  design  webdevelopment  webdesign  business  agile  manifesto  wdcsintranet 
february 2012 by garrettc
How to kill innovation, in five easy steps
Innovation is the life blood of most organizations in the 21st century, but most of them regularly do things to snuff out innovation wherever it rears its head. Here are five of the main culprits.
creativity  innovation  management  work 
may 2011 by garrettc
The Economies of Small « BBH Labs
"What if, instead of thinking about sourcing from the crowd, we reverse engineer that thought. In other words, why not send the company out into the crowd?"
crowdsourcing  innovation  inspiration  business  collaboration  ideas 
july 2010 by garrettc
Design with Intent Toolkit
"There's a huge opportunity for design for behaviour change to address social and environmental issues where people's behaviour is important, but as yet little in the way of a guide for designers and other stakeholders, bringing together knowledge and examples from different disciplines, and drawing parallels which can allow concepts to be usefully transposed."
design  patterns  interaction  creativity  inspiration  resource  innovation  behaviour  tools 
june 2010 by garrettc
Creative Commons, the Next Layer of Openness
'Creative Commons […] is the "TCP/IP of collaboration and content layer."' - Joi Ito
creativecommons  internet  opensource  technology  innovation  copyright 
january 2010 by garrettc
How "hard" should your startup's technology be?
"Entrepreneurs can build on work that's come before to solve lots of interesting problems." - Caterina Fake on finding the sweet spot between technical innovation and building on what already exists.
innovation  technology  business  creativity  flickr  tagging 
january 2010 by garrettc
Innovation Through Design Thinking
Tim Brown from IDEO talks about their ethos of the "Design Thinker".
design  innovation  ideo  video  mit  research  inspiration  creativity 
november 2009 by garrettc
Finding Innovation in Design
"There is a world of difference between our initial assumptions about a problem and what we learn once we actually try to solve it."
innovation  creativity  webdevelopment  userexperience  research 
july 2009 by garrettc
Modista
Shopping interface where you browse by similarity. Very intuitive and gets close to the feel of browsing in a real life shop.
visual  usability  shopping  shop  search  interface  innovation  userexperience  userinterface 
october 2008 by garrettc
FriendDA
"The FriendDA is a non-binding, warm blanket agreement that offers absolutely no legal protection."
sharing  legal  law  interesting  inspiration  innovation  nda  ip  tips 
october 2008 by garrettc
Charmr Project
Adaptive Path apply their collective UCD brains to the problem of medical equipment, in particular a diabetes management system. Very interesting.
medical  health  design  userexperience  innovation  toexplore 
august 2007 by garrettc

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