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On Participation in Public Spaces

Our Pecha Kucha Night next week focuses on Public Spaces and Voices, in light of the events of not only the last month, but also because of the kinds of developments we’ve been seeing Delhi for the last few years. … Continue reading

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An introduction to the Lab-School for Innovation

Our video editor Jagdish just finished his time with us here at CKS, and we’re sad to see him go, but grateful for all the video work he’s done for us over the past three months. We had a little … Continue reading

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A Conversation with the CEO of the Gates Foundation

I was very pleasantly surprised last week when I received an invitation to a dinner hosted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The dinner, a networking event designed to introduce the new India Office Country Director, Mr. Girindre Beeharry, … Continue reading

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Participatory Urban Design: An Interview with Darshana Gothi Chauhan

Urban Designer and Architect, Darshana Gothi Chauhan, of Urban Initiatives, joined us on the 20th of April to be a part of the Design Public Conclave on Trust, Participation, Innovation. Urban Initiatives has an inter-disciplinary approach to urban design, transportation, … Continue reading

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Is a Difficult Boss the Key to Breakthrough Innovation?

I just read an HBR article titled Why You Won’t Get Breakthrough Innovation by Being Nice, the author of which, Simon Rucker, believes that truly transformational, paradigm-shifting innovation is not possible in an organization that believes in an always pleasant … Continue reading

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Design Public III: An Overview in Pictures

What really happened at the third edition of Design Public? In many ways, it was all much more than we can wrap our heads around. While more reflective accounts of the day will soon follow, this is a quick overview … Continue reading

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Rethinking the Fundamentals of ‘Inclusive’ Innovation

Many recent conversations, exploring the relationship between Trust, Participation, and Innovation in light of our upcoming Design Public conclave, have been emphasizing the need to build an inclusive culture of innovation. “Inclusion” has become the new buzz word as India … Continue reading

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An Innovation Game for an Innovation Society

Luke Hohmann propagated the idea of an “Innovation Game.” An innovation game in its classic form is nothing but primary market research that engages customers in games to seek feedback on product launches. But what is most unique about Innovation … Continue reading

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Guest blog posts before Design Public

This is an a collection of all the contributions from panelists who will be present at Design Public III. Scott Burnham: Trust, Participation and Innovation Amir Khan: Why Should India Move towards an Innovation Economy? Bhairavi Jani: An Innovation Game … Continue reading

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One Week Until Design Public Conclave

We are one week away from Design Public III: Trust, Participation, Innovation, a conclave bringing together government officials, private sector, social sector, funding agencies, specialists, entrepreneurs, and academics to discuss and debate the challenges, goals, and strategies of transforming India … Continue reading

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