Mobility squared – innovation based on mobile device capabilities

2 months ago

This is another diagram from our enterprise mobile apps report, produced by Ark Group. Smartphones and tablets offer opportunities for designing innovative solutions that go far beyond simply creating a form fitted…

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Using service design to envision socially integrated services and products

2 months ago

What if the technologies of Web 2.0 and the social networks it has enabled were part of the customer’s full experience of a service or product, rather than simply a channel used…

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2 months ago

Aged care technology for the future: Think Big, Start Small, Scale Rapidly

Australia’s age care industry, through the Aged Care Industry Information Technology Council (ACIITC), has called on the government to make an urgent investment in the sector to help them upgrade their technology…

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wearable-research-workshop

2 months ago

Why your next research insights will come from wearable tech

Last week Sydney was buzzing with the future of design thanks to Sydney Design 2014, hosted by the Powerhouse Museum. This year’s theme, ‘Design Futures’ was a perfect fit for some of our…

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2 months ago

Designing for inclusion as a digital capability

Digital disruption is a wicked problem. Like all major technological developments that have proceeded it, when faced with disruptive innovation the typical reaction of government and industry is to focus on the point where…

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Let the transformation of public services begin

2 months ago

Yesterday, Senator Tanner and Ludwig published the Australian federal government’s official response to the Gov 2.0 Taskforce report. The government agreed with the vast majority of recommendations, so I won’t provide a…

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Finally, no more cookie cutter online communities

2 months ago

I first became seriously involved in online communities while working at a professional services firm in the early 2000s – our total sum of knowledge about running ‘discussion databases’ fitted easily into…

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We are currently seeking input for Gov 2.0 Taskforce Project 8

2 months ago

Headshift is currently completing a project for the Government 2.0 Taskforce, to develop online engagement guidelines and a Web 2.0 toolkit for Australian government agencies (see the brief – PDF or RTF…

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Can we all govern?

2 months ago

While (unashamedly) UK centric, I can promise you that the Us Now movie is well worth down loading (via BitTorrent) or watching in full online as the stories it shares have global…

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Upgrading Democracy in Australia – Reboot needed

2 months ago

The Centre for Policy Development is an independent Australian public interest think tank. Lee Bryant and I were invited to submit an article for the latest edition of their Insight Magazine, which…

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