Uffe Elbaeck rocks Toronto’s Designers with Dialogue

Uffe Elbaeck, the founder of Denmark’s innovative social design organization KaosPilot, generously shared his breakthrough leadership experience in organizing the recent Outgames 2009.  While visiting in Toronto, we were very fortunate to have him join us for our Design with Dialogue session, at OCAD’s Strategic Innovation Lab.

Uffe shared his experience using the Kaospilot models . . . → Read More: Uffe Elbaeck rocks Toronto’s Designers with Dialogue

Design + Business as Agents of World Benefit

After attending a game-changing event, how do you share the experience so that a casual reader understands the impact? That, perhaps, there is a game being changed and that some projects we believed important before the event may appear less consequential after the event.

The 2009 Global Forum, Business as an Agent for World Benefit . . . → Read More: Design + Business as Agents of World Benefit

Business as Agent of World Benefit

This year’s Global Forum at Case Western, Business as Agent of World Benefit, brings a stellar A-list of presenters and world-class problems together for 3 days of workshops, discussions, and Appreciative Inquiry dialogues. With keynotes and discussions from everyone from Bill McDonough to Janine Benryus, and bringing U Toronto’s Roger Martin together with Case’s Cooperrider . . . → Read More: Business as Agent of World Benefit

Design Research – Techniques for Transforming the Context

Design is not a single discipline, it is rather a changing world of changing the world. And design thinking has evolved. But has design research evolved?

Transforming Contexts: UC DAAP talk, May 8, 2009

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While the processes and perspectives collectively referred to as “design thinking” have evolved progressively . . . → Read More: Design Research – Techniques for Transforming the Context