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Mapping Social Design Practice: Beyond the Toolkit

Mapping Social Design Practice: Beyond the Toolkit | Designing Change | Scoop.it
Along with the emergence of self-consciously social design or design for social impact over the past decade has come a plethora of toolkits. I’m guilty of having contributed to this development and...
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With everyone bringing out a toolkit on HCD, co-design, design thinking and all those lovely buzz words... let us stop to ponder them a little more.

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Michael Plishka's curator insight, December 20, 2013 3:26 AM

Great resource of various toolkits, and looking at their strengths and weaknesses.

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Using Story in Design, Innovation, Problem Solving

Using Story in Design, Innovation, Problem Solving | Designing Change | Scoop.it
How narrative intelligence can help everyone design solutions and generate useful data.

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Michael Allenberg's curator insight, October 4, 2013 7:34 PM

I am becoming a HUGE advocate of designing experiences in conjunction with contextual storytelling!

malek's curator insight, November 5, 2013 7:17 AM

story design process can offer an intuitive planning framework that makes it easier for us to wrangle and resolve complex challenges.

tollywoodfilms's curator insight, November 5, 2013 8:09 AM

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Big Medicine Takes a Dose of Big Data | MIT Technology Review

Big Medicine Takes a Dose of Big Data | MIT Technology Review | Designing Change | Scoop.it
Experts from Facebook and genetics labs team up to help doctors make personalized predictions about their patients.
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Involving residents in the design of services – top tips - The Guardian

Involving residents in the design of services – top tips - The Guardian | Designing Change | Scoop.it

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Interesting to see the differing views on what co-design is and isn't.

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Why games should matter in the health sector - Develop (blog)

Why games should matter in the health sector - Develop (blog) | Designing Change | Scoop.it
Why games should matter in the health sector Develop (blog) Harnessing the power of games for alternative purposes for education, training, communication or social change is something we're very passionate about, and one sector which we believe...

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Burt Bongers @ UTS is doing just this. I hope we can improve the lives of many in our overflowing health care system through gamification.

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davidconover's curator insight, September 29, 2013 9:34 AM

I would like to see our local hospitals introduce video game design as part of the services provided to their patients. I think it would hep reduce their stress and anxiety. 

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Domestic violence against Indian goddesses

Domestic violence against Indian goddesses | Designing Change | Scoop.it
This ad campaign will make some of the bad guys think twice. The agency physically recreated scenes from old hand-painted images of Indian goddesses.
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Interesting concept that uses iconic religious images to change behaviours.

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Dan Pallotta: The way we think about charity is dead wrong

Activist and fundraiser Dan Pallotta calls out the double standard that drives our broken relationship to charities. Too many nonprofits, he says, are reward...
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Time to change the conversation.

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SXSW: Forget Stories. Your Brand Needs a Narrative.

SXSW: Forget Stories. Your Brand Needs a Narrative. | Designing Change | Scoop.it
If you’ve spent any time at all recently reading PR and marketing blogs, you know that storytelling is a top trend, and for good reason.  Building storytelling into the communications mix delivers ...
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The world of brand marketing do it already. Harnessing the power of the narrative in designing social change can energise and inspire powerful changes.

 

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The Top 7 Content Marketing Trends That Will Dominate 2014

The Top 7 Content Marketing Trends That Will Dominate 2014 | Designing Change | Scoop.it
Whether you realize it or not, chances are your business is already using content marketing as part of your overall marketing strategy.
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Knowledge Creation and Social Collaboration in the Digital Workplace - Business 2 Community

Knowledge Creation and Social Collaboration in the Digital Workplace - Business 2 Community | Designing Change | Scoop.it

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The New Economics of Innovation Ecosystems (SSIR)

The New Economics of Innovation Ecosystems (SSIR) | Designing Change | Scoop.it
A new strain of economic thought is emerging to explain how societies can grow sustainably.

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A/N Blog . Cities as Lab: Designing the Innovation Economy

A/N Blog . Cities as Lab: Designing the Innovation Economy | Designing Change | Scoop.it
A/N Blog - Quicks hits and big thoughts from The Architect's Newspaper
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Searching for equality in innovation: Kate Hanisian at TEDxXavierUniversity

Say the word "design" and what do you think of? Skyscrapers, Apple products, museums, beautiful houses, and probably "EXPENSIVE". Now imagine taking design p...
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frog Collective Action Toolkit

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A simple tool kit for change makers. Although I would suggest complex problems require a re-framing of issues to develop new perspectives in order to move forward. 

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Tesco Unveils Scale Of Food Waste, As 870 Million People Around World Go ... - International Business Times

Tesco Unveils Scale Of Food Waste, As 870 Million People Around World Go ... - International Business Times | Designing Change | Scoop.it
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