Digital Product Design and Development Agency | New Haircut. Play / digital product innovation and service design / based in Manchester, UK. Global marketplace for creative services: logo design, business card design, graphic design and website design | crowdSPRING. Dave Gray » info.
9-1-1 Labs. IA Collaborative: User Driven Design™ Idea Couture | strategic innovation & experience design firm. Humantific. Tomorrow Partners | About. Gaby is the intrepid leader of Tomorrow and the CEO of Sparkwise. Her passion for design as a catalyst for positive change is the driving force of Tomorrow’s worldview. A hands-on leader, she curates and mentors our interdisciplinary team, oversees the creative process, and builds lasting relationships with clients. Gaby shares the same vision and spirit with the global design community. An internationally recognized designer and serial entrepreneur with close to 20 years experience, she fosters dialogue and action around the industry’s role in design-driven social change and sustainable growth.
She frequently speaks on systems thinking, human centered design and innovation for the impact economy, and produces conferences and convenings around these same topics. Born and raised in Switzerland, Gaby enjoyed a childhood rich in chocolate, world travel and Helvetica. About us : Fit Associates LLC. Fit Associates Founded in 2005, Fit Associates has been a leader and influencer in the use of human, social, and artistic approaches for business and organizational questions.
For most of that time, we’ve used ethnographic research and facilitation to help companies connect design and strategy to the realities of their customers’ lives. Our experience has taught us that the real work is bigger than research, strategy, design, management and innovation. We’ve seen that most challenges in business and life don’t boil down to straightforward “solutions,” because they involve too many people, too much culture, and plenty of dynamic complexity.
Our past clients include… Principals Marc Rettig Marc’s career spans more than 30 years in business, design, education and technology. Hannah du Plessis Hannah’s work blends business, design, community and the arts. Key Relationships We’re small, but we can act pretty big when we need to. SVA Masters in Design for Social Innovation Rosenfeld Experts. The Design Impact Group (DIG) fosters creative solutions that empower people, communities and organizations to tackle t. THE SOCIAL INNOVATION REVOLUTION | CommonWise. Business and social innovation are not traditional bedmates, but have much to learn from one another as the thinking behind this rising class of design entrepreneurs positions them as true leaders. “Big design”, as we know it, evolved to serve the needs of business. Everything about its hierarchical structure, project-based approach, revenue model, values and symbiotic pairings of designers and clients formed in response to the rhythms of free enterprise.
It’s a relationship that’s worked well for a hundred years give or take, and its progeny have populated our industrialized civilization with billions of organizations and artifacts. All with the relatively uncomplicated purpose of selling products, delighting consumers, gaining market share and making money. For example, in business, communication evolved as a means to maintain status quo: The traditional top-down, command and control approach parsed information as privilege, keeping some in the know and some in the dark. So what next? Collaborative Strategies | Strategic Business Consulting St. Louis, Missouri. Our Collective - We've seen how the sausage gets made. Senn Delaney the culture-shaping firm. Smart Design - An Innovation Consulting Firm. Continuum | The future. Made real. Stephen Anderson (@stephenanderson) | Twitter... Engine Service Design | Service Design.
Ellevate You - Leadership development programs. “Elle has the ability to strip down the excess and look directly at what matters. She enables our musicians to become the optimal version of themselves. Her “SuperPowers Workshop” leaves people optimistic, transformed and empowered to continue on their path. It is a cornerstone of our program.” Vinitha Watson CEO & Founder of Zoo Labs “Working with Elle was one of the smartest decisions I ever made. James Lane Innovation Design Manager, AAA “Elle was a gift to myself. Mary Sue Dahill Software Product Management “I feel distilled, purified, more myself as a result of our work together. Sali Zahir Design Strategist “Your work proved to be as transformative as a colleague said it would be. Ashley Wells VP Experience Design, Oji Life Labs “Recently I gave a speech at a Grammy party of 500 people - and was simply myself.
Michael Romanowski Owner, Michael Romanowski Mastering President, SF Chapter National Recording Arts & Sciences “Elle has a gift. Sarah Harakumi Thorpe Video Storytelling, Collaborator. Projekt202 :: we make software make sense. What we do. Co - Co·Creative – Design, Strategy & Communication. Remote collaborative sketching, brainstorming and design studio techniques. I’ve been facilitating design studios with collocated teams for years. Many, including me, have covered the benefits of collaboratively sketching new ideas and concepts with a cross-functional team. Recently though, I was tasked with bringing this exercise to a distributed team. With the product and user experience team in New York and the development team in Vancouver, it proved to be an interesting challenge. What follows is a play-by-play of how we set up the exercise and executed as well as an analysis of the successes and failures of this first attempt.
It’s worth noting that this was the team’s first design studio ever – which added another layer of complexity to the event. We gave the teams a brief heads up of what was going to happen and asked everyone to come to their individual conference rooms with their own laptops. Each conference room had a Mac in it with a location-specific Skype account (i.e., it wasn’t a specific individual’s account – it was the “office” account). OneSpring : User Experience, Business Analysis and iRise Services.