At OpenIDEO Collaboratories we:
1 come together socialise & collaborate on OpenIDEO concepts
2 dev skills & knowledge to be more effective social innovators & entrepreneurs
3 dev collaborative partnerships
4 collectively address issues that matt
How many amazing ideas & concepts get thrown away or feel like they don't get enough attention? Be it after they are published on this platform, or when you are walking down the street and see something that you really want to change, but you never
I'm hugely inspired by hackdays, where developers and designers get together to realise great ideas. Could we run OpenIDEO Hack Days as part of a challenge to refine ideas and test out how they might work in the real world?
As ideas get realised in the real world, turning into new businesses and products, there should always be a way to link them back to the original teams that created them. What about a QR Code brand that is automatically created for each concept and c
Let's face it, many of us would relish at the thought of working for any IDEO endeavour. What great motivation to contribute with meaningful and innovative work than to have a shot at working at OpenIDEO or IDEO for a certain time frame?
In order to get people participating and helping, actions required of them should be either meaningful and rewarding to them, or low-threshold and easy to do. Or ideally, both. Let's create an online platform (working title: Collaborant) where people
Let's help 'challenges' happening all over the world, whether they are charities, non profits, individuals, students etc use inspiration and concepts from OpenIDEO to solve their challenges and share information.
This is a common concept co-created by Sina Mossayeb and I. Imagine if OpenIDEO worked with its community to take winning concepts and realize them by fundraising some of the community's favorite concepts. There are models of crowd fundraising, where
Publish annual anthology (print and/or virtual) of winning concepts and the process behind them. Includes introductory chapter exampling the different steps. Would be visual and edited with annotation. The point of this is to share the ideas and real
The magic of OpenIDEO is not in the technology, it's in the creative and collaborative system that is founded on fundamental principles that make up its DNA. The OpenIDEO system can be shared offline via a Toolkit to help groups innovate and work tog
Being part of an online community is even stronger if we know when others are online. BookmarkMe allows you to book mark OpenIDEATORS that you might want to ask a question, bounce an idea off or collaborate with. When you log on, you can see if they
I would like to entice a live Anthropology exercise for the subjects (students in this case) and the feeders (openIDEATORS and respective communities).
“The world of education is like an island where people, cut off from the world, are prepared for l