Innovation By Design

A complexity-based understanding and provocation.

Kevin Richard
Nov 9, 2020 · 11 min read
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The world (can be) is a turbulent, complex adaptive system.

Does Design Equal Innovation And Vice-versa?

“Design is an intent” — Jarred Spool

But What Is Change Anyway?

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Systems Change: The Two Loops Model — Source

Change (noun): “An act or process through which something becomes different.

Innovation, Invention, Creation, Production.

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Complexity, Design, And Innovation: What The Matter?

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The complexity continuum

Complexity lies in every context.

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Complexity, Paradigms, Tools — The CPT relationship

Deconstructing Paradigms: The Patterns Of Innovation

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Mapping reality (identify), enabling chances of impact through strategies, monitoring change. Source.

Pattern Identification

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From Rethinking Design Thinking, by Humantific. Source

Pattern Optimization

Pattern Creation

What Are Paradigms?

Conclusion

“We don’t see what we don’t expect to see”

Learnings From Skepticism & Rationality

Toward Agnosticism?

Sources, References, And Inspirations

a. Complexity & Systems Innovation

b. Business & Innovation‌

c. Design & Innovation

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Senior Designer & Strategist in the🇨🇭Banking industry. Critical / Design / Systems thinker, learner, practitioner —Design as a catalyst for change.

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Senior Designer & Strategist in the🇨🇭Banking industry. Critical / Design / Systems thinker, learner, practitioner —Design as a catalyst for change.

Design & Critical Thinking

D&CT is a community about building a shared understanding & collective knowledge at the intersection of different practices. We want to cross the boundaries of design, innovation, tech, change, management, ethics, (and more) to engage in discussions that bridge disciplines.

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