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Matt Saiia and Hamilton Ray
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Perspectives
We kicked off the year promising to deconstruct the process of meaningful change. And we noted that meaningful change requires designing strong and intentional solutions to address business challenges. Below is the final installment in our current series that focuses on how we support this design process through Collective Creativity.Two years ago Collective Next rolled out a new initiative: We offered everyone in our organization an annual paid, week-long sabbatical to expand,... More
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Geoff Amidei
Friday, May 19, 2017
Ways of Working
We kicked off the year promising to deconstruct the process of meaningful change. And we noted that meaningful change requires designing strong and intentional solutions to address business challenges. Below is the seventh installment in our current series that focuses on how we support this design process through Collective Creativity.Let me take a wild guess: you work with other people. (Not bad, right?) Okay, here’s another one: You do a lot of thinking for your job, and most of the... More
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Marsha Dunn
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Interview
Photos: Christine KerriganWe kicked off the year promising to deconstruct the process of meaningful change. And we noted that meaningful change requires designing strong and intentional solutions to address business challenges. Below is the sixth installment in our current series that focuses on how we support this design process through Collective Creativity.The Design Museum Boston just opened an exhibition showcasing designs generated during their recent Urban Innovation Festival.... More
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Hamilton Ray
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Interview
We kicked off the year promising to deconstruct the process of meaningful change. And we noted that meaningful change requires designing strong and intentional solutions to address business challenges. Below is our fifth installment in our current series that focuses on how we support this design process through Collective Creativity.Imagine bringing together over 20,000 stakeholders every year for a rousing event filled with music, poetry, skits, testimonials, big name speakers, and... More
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Kristen Bailey
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Perspectives
Several years ago I worked on a team that was transitioning GSK’s office from downtown Philadelphia to the Philly Navy Yard. For employees, the move meant leaving familiar routines and all of the conveniences of central Philadelphia. But the geographical relocation wasn’t even the biggest change GSK employees faced. The office environment itself had been completely redesigned. Closed doors and cubicles were replaced by open layouts, people were assigned “neighborhoods” rather than... More
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Marsha Dunn
Monday, March 20, 2017
Perspectives
We kicked off the year promising to deconstruct the process of meaningful change. And we noted that meaningful change requires designing strong and intentional solutions to address business challenges. Below is our third installment in our current series that focuses on how we support this design process through Collective Creativity.Last year my 3-year old son and I responded to an open call to participate in an “interactive public art installation” at Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center.... More
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David Rutley
Friday, March 3, 2017
Perspectives
We kicked off the year promising to deconstruct the process of meaningful change. And we noted that meaningful change requires designing strong and intentional solutions to address business challenges. Below is our second installment in our current series that focuses on how we support this design process through Collective Creativity.The economy has seen significant top line growth, but consumers remain cost conscious and companies in mature industries face significant pressure to... More
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Marsha Dunn
Friday, February 10, 2017
Think Piece
We kicked off the year promising to deconstruct the process of meaningful change. We offered up a “Cycle of Meaningful Change” based on three interrelated concepts: design, engage, and develop. And we noted that meaningful change requires designing strong and intentional solutions to address business challenges. In the series kicked-off below, we turn to the process of designing such solutions, a process which relies on collective creativity. What do the salons of 18th century Paris and... More