Gill Wildman, of Plot London came to New York to participate in our Measured Summit last January, and we got to talking about the high level of interest in her home town for measuring the impact of social design. We went there, and hosted a “brilliant” British evening. Gill led, Jesper Christiansen was there and…
Doug Powell, IBM talks about designing at scale. Watch it here.
Sundaa Bridgett-Jones, Rockefeller Foundation talks about the resilience and future of cities. Watch it here.
Rosanne Haggerty, Community Solutions talks about a measured approach to solving homelessness. Watch it here.
Marc Brackett, at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence shows us how emotional health is measured. Watch it here.
In my last post, I wrote about the strong conviction that a growing number of funders, practitioners, evaluators and designers have – that social design is the most effective method for developing new systems, programs, services and interactions that will solve the major challenges of humanity. I also mentioned that we don’t yet have a concrete or evidence-based way to measure the difference it makes.
Anne LaFond, of John Snow, Inc. is tracking design’s influence in the field. Watch it here.
Evan Thomas, SWEETLab and Zoé Bezpalko, Autodesk Foundation, on researching product design’s role in social change. Watch it here.
A group of diverse funders, business leaders, and practitioners are looking to quantify the potential of social design — the application of design methodologies to solutions for complex human problems — to improve lives.