We’re We’re hosting a day-long business gamification experience in Amsterdam, on June 6th, 2013, and you (and yours) are invited! Evergreen and always-useful, our Gamestorming workshop focuses on applied visual + game thinking for the purposes of innovation, problem-solving, optimizing systems and processes, and generally making everything in your work/life better. Our partners – the folks who brought you the gorgeous best-selling business book Business Model Generation – are peer pioneers in applying this kind of work to infinity and[...]
Dave Gray and his work have long been an inspiration to me. I’ve had a fan-girl devotion to XPlane for several years now, and a deep admiration for its founder, Mr. Gray, who obviously had a remarkable grasp of visual language AND customer behavior. I like to tell Dave that I Internet-stalked him into being my friend and eventually, my co-author. (Dave, James Macanufo and I have a best-selling visual thinking book called Gamestorming.) Now, Dave has come again with a[...]
view the event pictures on flickr.com At some point in their careers, most designers end up–at least once–at the HOW Conference. This time the respected swirl of design thinkers and font nerds was held in Boston, home of some baseball team people get very excited about called the Red Sox. (Please, Bambino, don’t curse me.) I missed the HOW Conference held in Austin a couple of years ago, so I was pleased to be invited to host a Gamestorming workshop to[...]
CEOs for Cities is a rock-and-roll nonprofit that has consistently proven it’s on the cutting edge of conversations around designing and innovating cities of the future. This relatively small but dynamite organization connects urban leaders to front-line research, human-centered and tech-oriented projects, and perhaps most importantly, to each other.