My new role is focused on support the Regenerating Australia program, which includes a short film by Damon Gameau, a community visioning workshop resource, an online network, $2m Challenge Fund, and a series of Local Learning Labs - which is what I've been brought in to design.
It's been the best part of 10 years I've been exploring and writing about complexity now - it's about time to capture some of the main learnings about the implications, rather than the substance.
The Lab environment, it may be their first exposure to engaging in collaborative, cross-disciplinary research and prototyping, thus we have a responsibility to make part of our container setting about exploring ethical considerations.
This article is a plea to stop pouring so much resource into solely “getting ideas started” and then making them pitch for funding.
Musings on the importance of the quality of relationships in the context of social labs and social innovation programs TLDR; * Building community is an end in itself, and one of the best factors to increase the health and resilience of systems. * Building relationships shouldn't be left to 'happen along the
In this article, I outline how we developed an impact evaluation framework, and an experimentation practice which drove our ability to rapidly gain insight.