Design through Coursera – Week 8 and wrap-up

[Originally published on the Australian Government Public Sector Innovation Network under a Creative Commons 3.0 BY AU licence] This is the fifth and final post in a series about the Coursera course ‘Design: Creation of Artifacts in Society’. In the last lectures of the course, Professor Ulrich looked at supply chains and the need for designers to understand the… Continue reading Design through Coursera – Week 8 and wrap-up

Design through Coursera – Week 4 (and 5, 6 & 7)

[Originally published on the Australian Government Public Sector Innovation Network under a Creative Commons 3.0 BY AU licence] This is the fourth in a series of posts about the Coursera course ‘Design: Creation of Artifacts in Society’. So, despite best intentions, my aim of recounting each of the weeks of the Coursera design course separately has fallen afoul of other priorities.… Continue reading Design through Coursera – Week 4 (and 5, 6 & 7)

Interaction between business and government – where might design help dramatically improve things?

[Originally published on the Australian Government Public Sector Innovation Network under a Creative Commons 3.0 BY AU licence] As my colleague Alex Marsden recently outlined, the first project for the Centre for Excellence in Public Sector Design is looking at the interaction between business and government – how might we dramatically improvement business and government[1. While the… Continue reading Interaction between business and government – where might design help dramatically improve things?