Design Thinking Innovations in solution-based design techniques that address social problems
Nonprofits must make careful choices about their digital infrastructure to ensure that it aligns with their mission.
Social media has made it easy for organizations to launch competitions, but too few consider how such efforts best align with their goals.
Universities should redesign their core functions while also courting emerging and underserved markets.
The James Irvine Foundation’s New Leadership Network provides lessons about how to foster civic innovation.
Creative leaders and innovators are thinking about design thinking in more mature ways. Moving away from a sole emphasis on language and learning, they are increasingly focusing on questions of application, ownership, and impact.
A reading list of our favorite articles on the Sustainable Development Goals.
Charitable appeals that address a wealthy person’s agency are more effective.
An innovation experiment in Indonesia yields insights on how international development organizations can effectively foster innovation within the communities they aim to help.
When companies deploy the same processes they use to create commercial value to create philanthropic value, they can truly help charities achieve their social missions.
Wicked Problems explores characteristics of and approaches to today's most complex social issues.
Both human-centered and systems-thinking methods fit within an effective design approach, and can work in conjunction to address social challenges.
A closer look at what characterizes an innovation lab can help practitioners, funders, and scholars better understand what labs’ potential and limits might be, as well as better assess the social impact that comes out of the them.
The rise of behavioral science and impact evaluation has created a new way for engineering programs and human interactions.