Labcraft Launch SF Bay Area

Labcraft Book Launch – An evening on social innovation labs! Dec 03rd 2014 Co-organized by Impact Hub Oakland On a stormy December evening we welcomed around 65 Bay Area social innovators, educators, activists, researchers, change facilitators, entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs for … Read More

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Irresistibly biased? The blind spots of social innovation

Social innovation has an irresistible global appeal, but is it biased towards protecting the status quo?  What’s the state of play in the fast paced world of social innovation? TheUnusual Suspects Festival in London seemed a good place to find out. Collaboration … Read More

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Shifting the Focus from Prototyping Techniques to a Prototyping Mindset

Posted by Mariko Takeuchi | on bridgespan.org The notion of prototyping—mocking up ideas to learn and to adjust for what actually works—has gained credence as an indispensable approach to strategy creation. But I worry that all the buzz around prototyping can lead … Read More

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Natural Innovations Collaborative Innovation Guide

Natural Innovation created this Collaborative Innovation Guide as a resource for change leaders and collaborative innovators who want to take a systemic approach and co-create solutions together with the people who need them.  You can download the guide for free here. “Cool glossary … Read More

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The Finance Lab Launches a New Accelerator Program!

The Finance Innovation Lab in partnership with Solve, are launching a business accelerator with investment, to support people with an alternative product or service that will help shape a radically different financial system. Our first Finance Foundry will support 10 … Read More

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The Unicef Innovation Labs Do-It-Yourself Guide

This guide gives you the information you need to create your own lab. This could be a UNICEF lab—or could simply be a space of creativity that is aimed at solving significant global problems through the application of dedicated local … Read More

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Users as Designers A hands-on Approach to Creative Research

In September 2011, Waag Society published a book titled ‘Users as Designers‘. In this publication Waag Society describes its approach to research and development. Users as Designers is the main design philosophy of Waag Society. It states that real users … Read More

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The Nesta Open Book of Social Innovation

This book is about the many ways in which people are creating new and more effective answers to the biggest challenges of our times: how to cut our carbon footprint; how to keep people healthy; and how to end poverty. … Read More

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Theory U Toolkit

How to make Theory U practical? This toolkit developed by Otto Scharmer’s Presencing Institute describes practically ever stage of hosting a U-process. You can find the toolkit here.

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The Transition in Practice Guide

The Transition in Practice website has been created by the Dutch Competence Centre for Transitions and the Knowledge Network on System Innovations and Transitions as a tool for anyone involved in efforts to make the transition to sustainable development. Because … Read More

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