Announcing RSD5, Relating Systems Thinking to Design 5

RSD5  Systemic Design for Social Complexity

Relating Systems Thinking and Design 5 Symposium OCAD University      Toronto, Canada      October 13-15, 2016

The RSD series has advanced an agenda for exploring a strong integration between systems thinking and design to take on the most important challenges facing our planet today. RSD4 held in Banff, Canada September 2015 . . . → Read More: Announcing RSD5, Relating Systems Thinking to Design 5

Service Design for Care Workshop

We have started a quarterly series of healthcare service design workshops at OCADU for stakeholder networks, health providers and health agencies.  With an explicit focus on service design and design-led research in healthcare, we hope to raise awareness of the practices and models for service design in clinical and community care settings.

Workshop 1 – Inspiring health . . . → Read More: Service Design for Care Workshop

Relating Systems Thinking to Design 4

At the Frontiers of Systemic Design

Relating Systems Thinking & Design 4 Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada Sept 1-3, 2015 Abstract Deadline: Now 12 April, 2015

For 3 years the Relating Systems Thinking and Design (RSD) symposium has convened scholars, design researchers, and serious practitioners to articulate and demonstrate the shared value of a transdisciplinary field . . . → Read More: Relating Systems Thinking to Design 4

Edge Practices: How Do You Measure Value?

Every design discipline (even industrial design) has had to develop its best rationale for the question “why should we keep/hire/use you guys?” If they keep asking, “what is it you do again?” you may have more work to do more on strategic communication.

Emerging practices will always be considered marginal at first, within an organization. . . . → Read More: Edge Practices: How Do You Measure Value?