community development initiatives

dt4b organizes several community development initiatives engaging practitioners and scholars in order to share best practices and design thinking experiences. Moreover the events organized by dt4b aim at critically reflecting on strengths, weaknesses and transformation of design thinking.

humanizing big data through design thinking

10th February 2020

  • Organizer: Politecnico di Milano
  • Location:  Nhow Hotel, Milan, Italy
  • Participants: about 160
  • Agenda

09:00 Welcome
09:30 Big or Weak Data: what does really matter in Design Thinking?
10:15  Big Data: state-of-the-art and emerging applications
11:00   Debate about «Humanizing Big Data through Design Thinking» with Bip, DOING, ENI and Sogei
11:30   Coffee Break
12:00  Experiencing / Reflecting Laboratories: Setting the Stage with Bip, DOING, and Sogei
13:30   Lunch
14:30   Experiencing / Reflecting Laboratories: Setting the Stage with Bip, DOING, and Sogei
17:00   Laboratories Rumble

designing workspaces for creative transformation

ENGAGING PEOPLE IN INNOVATION PROCESS

18th November 2019

  • Organizer: Steelcase
  • Location:  Steelcase Learning INnovation Centre, Munich, Germany
  • Participants: about 40
  • Agenda

10:30 Welcome
11:00  Introduction by Steelcase
11:15   Introduction by Politecnico di Milano
11:30  Designerly way of organizing
12:00 Design Thinking to create a space for explorers
12:30  Learning INnovation Centre Tour
13:15   Lunch
14:00  Laboratory “Designing workspaces for creative transformation”
16:00  Coffee Break
16:15   Presentations and discussion
17:45   Wrap-up

humanizing internet of things through design thinking

21st October 2019

  • Organizer: Politecnico di Milano
  • Location:  Nhow Hotel, Milan, Italy
  • Participants: about 160
  • Agenda

09:00 Welcome
09:30  Exploring the Interactions between Humans and Things
10:15   Internet of Things: state-of-the-art and emerging applications
11:00   Debate about «Humanizing Internet of Things through Design Thinking» with AssistDigital, Design Group Italia, Digital Entity and NOI Techpark
11:30   Coffee Break
12:00  Experiencing / Reflecting Laboratories: Setting the Stage with AssistDigital, Design Group Italia and Digital Entity
13:30   Lunch
14:30   Experiencing / Reflecting Laboratories: Setting the Stage with AssistDigital, Design Group Italia and Digital Entity
17:00   Laboratories Rumble

transformation through design

THE QUEST FOR MEANING IN BUSINESS INNOVATION

1st October 2019

  • Organizer: Stockholm School of Economics
  • Location: House of Innovation, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Participants: about 200
  • Agenda

14:00 Reception opens
15:00 Welcome
15:05 Our challenges ahead: design is changing, changing through design
15:15 Designing a meaningful future: prospetives from academia, corporations, policy makers and advisors
16:35 Community Lab – Journeying together: creating a map, inviting companions
18:05 Networking and mingle

humanizing artificial intelligence through design thinking

9th July 2019

  • Organizer: Politecnico di Milano
  • Location:  Nhow Hotel, Milan, Italy
  • Participants: abot 180
  • Agenda

09:00 Welcome
09:30 Ambidextrous Thinking: the interplay between analysis and intuition
10:15 Artificial Intelligence: state-of-the-art and emerging applications
11:00 Debate about «Humanizing Artificial Intelligence through Design Thinking» with Artsana Group, Avande, Deloitte Digital, Gaia, Poste Italiane and TIM
11:30 Coffee Break
12:00 Experiencing / Reflecting Laboratories: Setting the Stage with Avande, Deloitte Digital and Gaia
13:30 Lunch
14:30 Experiencing / Reflecting Laboratories: Setting the Stage with Avande, Deloitte Digital and Gaia
17:00 Laboratories Rumble