Design Thinking Innovations in solution-based design techniques that address social problems
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.
Changing an organization’s vision and culture takes a long time and tremendous commitment, but design thinking can help lead the way.
Combining tools such as design thinking, behavioral science, and evaluation can shape programs to improve patient experiences and change health behaviors.
It’s worth remembering that communities have the power to take away philanthropy’s social license to operate.
The digital app GoodSAM transforms emergency medical care through its crowdsourcing network of first responders.
It is imperative to include customers in solving problems, but jumping straight into human-centered design misses the rich and insightful data required to shift the system and achieve better results.
An excerpt from Leading Transformation on the “Behavioral Innovation Manifesto.”
An excerpt of Bess Williamson’s Accessible America shows how accessible design is innovative and inclusive.
The former chief innovation officer at USAID outlines a way for social sector organizations and funders to build innovation into their DNA.