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#1woord (in Dutch only)

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Grasduinen in West

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grasduinen-logoRead a report and/or check our Facebook page. (Dutch only)

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Designthinking with the hood.

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sessie-1A group of dedicated inhabitants in the Spaarndammerbuurt is working to maintain a public garden by and for the neigbourhood. About which there has been a rub with the council for quite some years now. Until a recent meeting with a local councillor allowing them to prove their point. It’s now or never to make this spot our own and of the neighborhood. (more…)

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design thinking for social innovation

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Apps for Democracy

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During an event in the Statenhal in Den Haag, organised by the House of Parliament, the Open State Foundation and Netwerk Democratie, Parliamentary  data sets were offered to invited makers and thinkers to develop apps that explore the possibilities of a more transparant parliament by rendering those data usefull for society. Who cares developed a set of icons visualising what open government data could mean in practice and set the stage of the day elaborating on the logo developed by Topika. (photos top: Anne Beentjes)

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Datajournalism Lab

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Qlikview delivers data exploration software. During a hackathon organised by Hack de Overheid Qlikview shared their software in a Datajournalism Lab with the participating hackers and journalists that day to explore the datasets that were offered by other partnering organisations in the Hackathon. The Lab also consisted in a Teletekst like twitterwall sharing findings and other (non)related  topics of the people that were using the software in the Lab. There was also a scoop alert to share data scoops enabling participants to collaborate and increase the quality of the findings. Who cares? developed and designed the Lab in collaboration with Heinze Havinga.

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Innovation brigade

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A new logo for the Innovationbrigade (InnovatieImpulsOnderwijs) that invites schools to consider innovating towards their ideal way of educating.

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On Open Space and design thinking

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During an Open Space session initiated by The Learning Lab l was invited to participate as space holder/facilitator. Open Space Technology in short is a way of organizing self-managed meetings. It took place at a school in Roosendaal (NL) which is about to face a huge reorganization. Commitment to change/innovation was high.

All stakeholders of the school (teachers, students, parents, local government, companies) participated in the session which was meant to generate the ‘collective intelligence’ of the group, thereby offering a wide scope at possible innovative solutions for the school and all its stakeholders for a new future.
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Transmedia storytelling

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Recently I attended a conference called Wireless Stories, New Media in Public Space.
What realy intrigued me, while listening to the speakers that day, was that the approach of this new paradigm in mediated storytelling is actually quite parallel to event design. Because in telling stories across different media it’s just as much about how people are invited, and allow themselves, to be in the moment, strengthened by the imagination invested in the way the “story” is composed. It’s all about thinking creatively about digital storytelling and using cutting-edge tools to visualize, map and create narratives that inspire action.
It made me realize that this is what organizations increasingly will have to deal with in the future,
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Kennis economie Monitor

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About every  four years Kennisland releases a publication devoted to the state of the knowledge economy, the Kennis Economie Monitor (download here, in Dutch). In 2010 it reveals the 5 most urgent topics/opposites Holland has to deal with for the coming years:
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