Relating Systems Thinking to Design 3 – Call for Contributions

The 3rd annual symposium is organized  the Systemic Design Research Network and hosted by the Institute of Design, Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO)

The emerging renaissance of systems thinking in design responds to the increasing complexity in all challenges faced by designers, strategists, and transdisciplinary innovators. We are facing deeply entangled problematics in . . . → Read More: Relating Systems Thinking to Design 3 – Call for Contributions

Systemic Design – An Emerging Interdiscipline

So we might ask, is there a definable field and practice of systemic design? With Jeremy Bowes, we teach a course in system titled Systemic Design in the Strategic Foresight and Innovation program at OCADU.  We believe systems thinking to be one of the core “thinkings” for the SFI program (design, business, and futures thinking, . . . → Read More: Systemic Design – An Emerging Interdiscipline

Systemic Design Symposium

Relating Systems Thinking and Design is a free and open symposium in Oslo, Norway over two days with a preceding full day with diverse workshops. The symposium is provided for free, and is open to accepted presentations and to invited and guest participants.

The symposium will take place at Oslo School of Architecture and Design . . . → Read More: Systemic Design Symposium

Designing for Emergence – Monitoring Collective Network Intelligence

Alberto Cottica presents the story of emergence in large, specialized social networks as the social technology necessary to address the wicked complexity of today’s societal problems.

Alberto’s analysis recognizes that citizen level participation could intervene as a powerful social force is guided (even “tweaked” as he says) by monitoring and reinforcing leverage points int . . . → Read More: Designing for Emergence – Monitoring Collective Network Intelligence