A Chat with Our Professor of Health Design

Appearing on the DiabetesMine community site, I’ve been asked to participate as a juror on their diabetes innovation contest. Here’s why:

Peter Jones may have a common name, but he’s a rare animal. He’s one of the few academic design experts focusing specifically on the user experience in healthcare. And we are delighted to welcome . . . → Read More: A Chat with Our Professor of Health Design

Healthcare Innovation Contest launched by DiabetesMine!

We previewed this opportunity a month ago, but now its live.  Design for Care community member and DiabetesMine founder Amy Tenderich founded and leads this contest. I am a judge on the review panel for entries, and I promise to be impartial if your proposal comes our way.

There are 3 prizes of $7000 each, . . . → Read More: Healthcare Innovation Contest launched by DiabetesMine!

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

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