design thinking

OCAD SFI Teams Head to Prestigious Hult Prize regional finals

Three teams from OCAD University made their way to the Hult Prize 2017 Regional Finals in Boston, London and Shanghai.

Nine of the ten OCAD U MDes students are enrolled in the Strategic Foresight & Innovation program (SFI) and the tenth is a Digital Futures (DFI) student. Join us in congratulating the great achievement of Team Hive: Tania De Gasperis, Daniel Ura, Sugeevan Shanmuganathan; Team Sage: Courtney Cooper, Vince Galante, Ziyan Hossain, Lisa Hart; and Team Forsati: Alastair Woods, Jessica Thornton, and Lindsay Clarke.

DesignJam & GenerationConnection host "NorthJam"

The event brought design thinking approaches to understanding innovation, including indigenous entrepreneurship and revitalization of downtown areas in Northern Ontario

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DesignJam Waterloo Region tackles food insecurity & homelessness

Students, social entrepreneurs, designers and stakeholders participated in the first regional DesignJam in Waterloo to get involved in social causes. Read the full story in Waterloo University's site.

First regional design jam tackles food insecurity and homelessness

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 by Susan Fish


The Rise of Design Thinking

Design Thinking is sometimes described as a "movement" and has been receiving increased attention in recent decades. The following Google Trends data reveal the rise of design thinking in relation to related areas of practice: