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My foot still hurts. Hope for a quick solution has faded. But I am learning to listen better, and figure out the combination of approaches that appear to be making a positive difference, including acupuncture and altering my exercise regime. Still, I wish I could just take a pill. Easy. I’m often struck by the desire for a single answer to multifaceted challenges, and the difficulty of learning to resist it.
Hosted at IIT’s Institute of Design, the first national Service Design Network conference occurred last week in Chicago. Insights filled my twitter feed and explored everything from improving the navigability of the citizenship process for immigrants to inciting behavior change through gamification. But what does service design even mean?Read More
Shift vs Shove
"Call me trim tab." The phrase is on visionary Buckminster Fuller’s headstone. I’ve been familiar for awhile with the idea of a relatively small, strategically-placed implement facilitating an outsized change. Only lately, however, have I begun to internalize its profundity.
The discourse around 21st century problem solving is gradually shifting from design thinking to systems thinking. At Foresight, we leverage approaches from both fields of practice. But let’s start by unpacking: What does design thinking even mean?Read More