Wrapping up as the OpenIDEO Community Champion!
We've come to the end of the road for our Healthy Ageing Challenge, and what a fun and collaborative ride it's been! When the challenge launched in June we knew this topic would be a great one to tackle, but as always you wowed us with your energy, thoughtfulness and creativity.
All about the Evaluation phase.
More spotlighting of awesome community interactions!
As a designer, I see the topic of agiing as one our greatest global priorities and challenges, and my colleagues at IDEO agree. Currently IDEO's community of designers is engaging in a conversation around opportunity areas for ageing – with the goal of pushing the envelope on our thinking and refining our own internal point of view.
Spotlighting brilliant interactions among community members.
In our Healthy Ageing Challenge, folks from around the world shared inspirations, explored opportunity areas and ultimately designed 134 ideas to help people thrive as they age.
Friendly tips for the Refinement phase.
How to OpenSTORM!
Gretchen Addi is an Associate Partner and currently a business lead at IDEO in the Bay Area. She also provides mentorship and guidance to the Design Research discipline. Gretchen is passionate about the power of empathy and design and the people who make it happen, as well as the author of an internal point of view to better understand the needs of the ageing population.
A few more tips on ideation for the Healthy Ageing Challenge!
Some friendly tips on developing great ideas!
As we dive into the Ideas phase for the Healthy Ageing Challenge, we thought we'd offer some tips – in the form of Challenge Themes – to guide your thinking and designs.
Ten photographic portrayals of "healthy aging."
A fun, quantitative look at the makeup of the OpenIDEATORS who have contributed inspirations to the Healthy Ageing Challenge. Data, data visualizations, and word cloud — oh my!
In OpenIDEO's Healthy Ageing Challenge, we're exploring how each of us can maintain wellbeing and thrive as we age. To learn more about our challenge sponsor's interest in the topic, we checked in with Francesca Ripple, Public Affairs Communications Manager for the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation at Mayo Clinic.
It's been less than a week since the beginning of the Healthy Ageing Challenge, and the OpenIDEO community has already contributed more than one hundred inspirations! Here are three of the major themes I've observed so far: stay active, stay social, and mentality matters.