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A collection of resources related to Systems Thinking for Systemic Change
Dancing wth Systems by Donella Meadows,
Using theories of change for systemic impact By Anna Birney
Systems change: A guide to what it is and how to do it : Report by NPC and LankellyChase Foundation: inlcuding a PDF download “Thinking Big, How to use theory of change for systems change”
Curious about applying design thinking methods to solve a tricky problem?
Some really great design tool-kits have come across my radar.
Check out the list below. Perhaps you have a problem you can apply them to.
Feel free to leave a comment about these or if you use any others which are useful?
The Social Design Methods menu – Lucy Kimbell & Joe Julier
Check out Lucy’s blog for more social …
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.
Hey Hey (Swedish for Hi)!
I write this post from an airport in Gotenburg in Sweden where I have just spent the last few days at a conference called Crafting the Future held by the European Academy of Design. Here I learnt a lot about the topic of sustainability and fashion from academics Dr. Kate Fletcher and Professor Simonetta Carbonaro from …
I thought I would share a few of the notes I took at his talk:
> creativity comes from communities that share a cause i.e. passionate communities that both share and compete creating better ideas together.
> creativity is about combining things in …
A friend just sent me a great video about Game-Storming i.e. brainstorming using games.
I highly recommend the book it mentions: Gamestorming: A playbook for innovators, rulebreakers and changemakers. I have had some great results using techniques from this book in workshops on a wide variety of topics. (There is also a lot of academic literature about these techniques by Eva Brandt and an article on Boxes and Arrows.)
As the …
I am having a great time in London connecting with people who are working in the social innovation space.
I was lucky to attend a great event put on by the UPA about UX for social change.
There was a diverse set of speakers who gave presentations at this event. Below you can find some notes.
Speaker 1: Dan Lockton from Brunel University
Dan authored a cardset as tools for interaction designers called: …
The Imagination lab are doing some really interesting work in the areas of
I have been particularly interested in the …