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Introducing: Will Work For

IDEO + Collaborative Fund

Will Work For is a design provocation created by the Collaborative Fund and IDEO to spark conversations about the future of work. Will Work For unveils an alternate present and the inevitable future: communities that create and support creation.

articles / Posted: November 26, 2012


Harvard Business Review: David and Tom Kelley on Creative Confidence

Harvard Business Review

Creative Confidence is the ability to come up with breakthrough ideas, combined with the courage to act. Tom and David Kelley expand on the concept of Creative Confidence in the latest issue of the Harvard Business Review magazine. Read ‘Reclaim Your Creative Confidence’. Available in German here.

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articles / Posted: November 19, 2012


Marketplace: Digital Design + Health Insurance


Marketplace interviews Christian Palino about how IDEO’s work on the Consumer Health Insurance Enrollment Experience can help people make sense of health care exchanges under the Affordable Care Act. Listen to the piece here.

articles / Posted: November 16, 2012


Bloomberg Tech on’s Sanitation Hackathon


Bloomberg‘s Tech Blog reporter Mark Milan shares his experience of’s Sanitation Hackathon and the challenge of solving open defecation issues in Ghana. Read Bloomberg‘s Tech Blog post here.

articles / Posted: November 16, 2012


IDEO’s Tom Hulme Named One of London’s 1000 Most Influential People of 2012

The London Evening Standard listed IDEO’s Tom Hulme as one of London’s 1000 most influential people of 2012. Read more about the 1000 here.

articles / Posted: November 9, 2012


Metropolis Magazine on Strategy and Business Design


Metropolis blogger Kevin Budelmann shares a memory of IDEO co-founder Bill Moggridge and the story of IDEO’s transformation “from product design firm to strategic design thinking juggernaut.” Read the Metropolis post here.

articles / Posted: November 2, 2012


The Wall Street Journal: Tim Brown on INNOVA Schools

The Wall Street Journal

IDEO CEO and president Tim Brown spoke with The Wall Street Journal about how firms with a product design legacy are moving into the design of systems. For example, IDEO recently designed a curriculum, classrooms, and business model for a private school system in Peru called INNOVA Schools.

Read The Wall Street Journal article here.

articles / Posted: November 1, 2012