Jax Wechsler

Category Archives: government

New Frontiers for Design

As organizations throughout the world contend with unprecedented technological, social, environmental and business challenges, design provides a valuable approach to help simplify and humanize complex systems. Today I discuss some new contexts for design, including healthcare, business, social innovation and government, sharing some stories from my own practice.

Healthcare

Design can support the design of health services, technologies and environments and is being used by hospitals and health services across …

Designing for Impact talk

A talk I recently gave at Social Design Sydney discussing my work with NSW Family and Community Services and designing for IMPACT.

Codesign capability building at FACS

I have recently been conducting some co-design programs with a regional NSW Family and Community Services agency. The programs are designed to build co-design capability amongst public sector employees, build relationship with their clients, and improve service delivery.

This workshop was conducted over three days and participants were taught some design research/co-design methods.

ADHC Co-design Workshop April 2015 from sticky design studio on Vimeo.

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Designing with Citizens videos

Social Design Sydney’s Designing with Citizens : Citizen-centric policy and services event was held on June 3rd.

This event consisted of conversation and Australian case studies discussing citizen involvement in the design of public policy and services at the state, local and federal government levels.
The speakers
Jane Treadwell World Bank Government Transformation Senior Consultant, owner of Jane Treadwell Consulting, and former Chief Executive Officer at DesignGov (Australian Centre for Excellence in …

Participatory Decision Making by Citizens

This video shows a participatory decision making process where citizens help decide how their city budget is spent using a game in San Jose, USA.

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