I'm a different sort of designer.
I am a Strategic Foresight and Innovation Consultant
with a deep passion for using design research to develop responsible, harmonious and human-centric technology and organizational processes.
Innovative design requires nuanced approaches.
SYSTEM MAPPING & USER RESEARCH: HUMAN GENETIC MODIFICATION
Human Genetic Modification (HGM) is one of the most consequential technological developments of our time.
This system analysis worked to understand the current public perceptions of HGM and how perceptions may change over time, through strategic envisioning. It also mapped stakeholders and regulations currently forwarding this technology and devised policy recommendations for advancing dialogue and co-creation of global and domestic regulation.
Conceptualizer, researcher, workshop facilitator, systems analysts, writer
BUSINESS MODEL INNOVATION: NEW MEDIA ENVIRONMENTS
What is the role of an independent producer in the new media environment?
A new business model was required to transition a seasoned produced into new media. Current trends were distilled, the client's core business capabilities were assessed and client skills and motivators were considered. A new business model concept positioned the client’s talent in relationship to her aspirations, making use of the trends dominating the new media sphere.
Client manger, business analyst, trend researcher, writer
TOOL DESIGN: BUILDING COLLABORATIVE ENVIRONMENTS
Communication and collaboration are complicated processes which are dependent on a variety of factors, points of influence and conditions. “Sum of Its Parts” is a holistic framework of inquiry which fills an opportunity space for facilitated and co-created collaborative self-organization techniques. This tool was created to foster intentional conversations between groups during the process of collaborative creation.
Conceptualizer, researcher, facilitator, analyst