• Design Thinking in the Public Sector – additional reflections

    It’s been a couple of weeks now since the first Design Thinking in the Public Sector days have taken place. These are the main things that stick in my mind except for the very strange sandwiches that we had!

    We had a great time looking at behaviours and going to a betting shop for the first time, this really highlighted a different way of looking at the challenge and being people centred; talking to expert guests on the first evening was really interesting and we now know how useful ‘spoons can be for people research; having the Design Council’s Framework, Process and Method explained brought the whole thing together.… Read the rest

  • Innovation 500 – Change Starts with me

    To kick things off we want to encourage everyone to think about the topic of Change starts with me and either send us a blog post from you or your team via email to [kevin.gillick@devon.gov.uk] for inclusion or simply add your comments below.  If you don’t think this is for you at the moment but are interested then sign up so we can keep you informed as we develop.

    To give you a flavour we have included 3 posts from different people providing 3 different perspectives on the topic of Change starts with me.

    Sara Cretney: Organisational Change Lead
    I hold my hand up and admit it, I like change.… Read the rest