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+Acumen journal

An awesome and inspiring collection of blog articles on… 

  • 23. Mar
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23 useful UX tools – WhatUsersDo

A handful of UX tools as recommended by expert UX… 

  • 22. Mar
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5 Brainstorming Exercises for Introverts – IDEO

A useful blog article outlining 5 brainstorming exercises… 

  • 26. Mar
  • 569
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A Buyer’s Guide to Design in Government

How then do public sector agencies get the most out of… 

  • 25. Mar
  • 202
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An Epic List of Great Team Building Games – When I Work blog

Team building games are a good way to get your team to… 

  • 26. Mar
  • 521
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Apolitical

Apolitical is a free platform helping public servants and… 

  • 23. Mar
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Choosing your first project – Design For Europe

Making it happen is about understanding and applying design… 

  • 25. Mar
  • 148
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CityLab

CityLab is committed to telling the story of the world’s… 

  • 23. Mar
  • 162
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Classes and Events

Many creative professionals don’t yet realize jobs that… 

  • 27. Mar
  • 142
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Connect the Dots: Defining a Theory of Change

Defining a theory of change will help you to be explicit… 

  • 27. Mar
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Connect the Dots: Mapping the User Journey

This free downloadable template is called the user journey.… 

  • 27. Mar
  • 277
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Connect the Dots: Revisiting Your Interview Notes

The goal for synthesis is to begin to see larger patterns… 

  • 27. Mar
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Connect the Dots: Sorting into Themes and Patterns

This resource page helps you with synthesis - making sense… 

  • 27. Mar
  • 210
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Connect the Dots: Turning Observations into Insights

Once you’ve revisited your notes and begun to sort into… 

  • 27. Mar
  • 193
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Design at Darden School of Business – resource library

A good list of resources (papers, journal articles,… 

  • 23. Mar
  • 159
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Design For Citizens

Design For Citizens creates simple and customized visuals… 

  • 23. Mar
  • 232
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Design For Public Good Flipboard magazine

This is a Flipboard magazine dedicated to design and design… 

  • 25. Mar
  • 955
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Design Guides and Tools – NYC Civic Service Design Tools + Tactics

This resource page is a useful collection of external… 

  • 27. Mar
  • 164
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Design Thinking Thoughts by Tim Brown

Tim Brown is CEO and president of IDEO. He frequently… 

  • 23. Mar
  • 137
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Featured Projects by SAP Design Services

This resource page showcases the featured projects of… 

  • 27. Mar
  • 149
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Five Hunches About the Future of Public Policy Design – Zeroth Labs

As we look to the future, the interesting developments and… 

  • 28. Mar
  • 442
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Focus on Impact: Developing Solutions

This resource page explains the process after prototyping.… 

  • 27. Mar
  • 170
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Focus on Impact: Evaluating Solutions

If you have applied other service design methods, you have… 

  • 27. Mar
  • 190
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Focus on Impact: Setting Measures of Success

This resource page presents some top tips for the design… 

  • 27. Mar
  • 165
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Get More Help: Hiring Design Staff

This resource page highlight the top tips for agencies… 

  • 27. Mar
  • 185
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Get More Help: Procuring Design Services via the Design Master Contracts

This is a useful reference for how a Request For Proposal… 

  • 27. Mar
  • 138
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How this agency used design to make citizens ☺ – GovInsider

Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower win at GovInsider’s… 

  • 28. Mar
  • 430
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How to procure design services – Design For Europe

When you want to bring in external design and innovation… 

  • 25. Mar
  • 140
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Innovating grant-making with SG Enable – Outsprint

Case study on using service design and design thinking to… 

  • 23. Mar
  • 568
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Kurt Lewin 3 Phases Change Theory

This article explains the Kurt Lewin change theory and… 

  • 26. Mar
  • 238
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List of Design Organizations

Many creative professionals don’t yet realize jobs that… 

  • 27. Mar
  • 150
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Mindlab Denmark

Mindlab is an inter-ministry government innovation lab that… 

  • 23. Mar
  • 206
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Policy Lab blog – skills, tools and techniques

Policy Lab is bringing new policy tools and techniques to… 

  • 25. Mar
  • 160
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Policy Lab UK

This Slideshare presentation by Policy Lab UK shows how… 

  • 23. Mar
  • 204
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Roger Martin site

Roger Martin is an influential global business thinker of… 

  • 23. Mar
  • 142
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Service Design Network community knowledge

A comprehensive and wide array of the latest articles,… 

  • 25. Mar
  • 164
  • 0

Service Design Principles

This resource page highlights the 5 service design… 

  • 27. Mar
  • 186
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Set the Stage: Reviewing Evidence – NYC Civic Service Design Tools + Tactics

Reviewing existing evidence related to your service early… 

  • 27. Mar
  • 216
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Set the Stage: Scanning the Landscape

You’re starting your research, it’s important to get… 

  • 27. Mar
  • 187
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Shh! Don’t Tell Them There’s No Magic In Design Thinking – Jared Spool

A great Medium post on why "design thinking" is a reframing… 

  • 26. Mar
  • 164
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Talk to People: Seeing a Service in Action

Partnering with all kinds of stakeholders to help improve… 

  • 27. Mar
  • 195
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Talk to People: Talking to People One-on-One

To lead a great interview, you need to make your… 

  • 27. Mar
  • 181
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Talk with People: Creating a Field Research Agenda

Coordinating efficient and effective conversations with… 

  • 27. Mar
  • 192
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Talk with People: Mapping Out the Stakeholders

This free downloadable Stakeholder Map template is for… 

  • 27. Mar
  • 190
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Talk with People: Talking with People in Groups

This tool outlines the why and how-to of focus groups… 

  • 27. Mar
  • 162
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The Good Kitchen case study

Case study on how design thinking helped improved a city… 

  • 23. Mar
  • 248
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The Kurt Lewin Change Management Model

Lewin's three stage theory of change is commonly referred… 

  • 26. Mar
  • 265
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The Marshmallow Challenge – Tom Wujec

  If you need to kickstart a meeting, get a team… 

  • 26. Mar
  • 199
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This Is Design Thinking – case studies

Collection of case studies dedicated to examine design… 

  • 23. Mar
  • 131
  • 0

Try Things Out: Brainstorming New Possibilities

Great tips on how to plan a productive brainstorming… 

  • 27. Mar
  • 206
  • 0

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