Our approach Experts in human-centred innovation.

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Everything we do is informed by the core principles of human-centred design - an innovative method for problem solving.

It starts with understanding what the people you’re designing for really value.

We then use a variety of creative techniques to generate and visualise new ideas.

Together, we create prototypes which we test and iterate, until you have implementable solutions that have real value for your customers, and your business.

How we work with you

How we work with you

Our team of designers, researchers, entrepreneurs, technologists and facilitators bring decades of experience working with the world’s most respected organizations on some of their most complex strategic challenges. Here’s how:

Understanding the big picture

We start by deeply understanding your organization, context, and key stakeholders that need to be (and stay) engaged.

Getting clear on desired outcomes

Working with you, we define the scope, key outcomes, team, timeline and concrete deliverables.

Innovative methods that work

We draw from a wide arsenal of creative tools, technologies, and methods at each stage of the project

Collaborating across boundaries

We bring together the right people from within and outside your organization to solve the problem

Transferring skills as we go

We leave behind the tools and know-how your team needs to tackle its next big challenge

Demonstrate the impact

We capture the metrics, stories, and evidence to demonstrate and communicate the impact you’ve made


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Jeanne Liedtka

Assessments Amplify and measure your impact

Treehouse has recently launched a suite of research based innovation assessments in partnership with Prof Jeanne Liedtka from the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia, along with her co-authors Karen Hold and Jessica Eldridge.

The Innovation Impact TM SKILLS, and ROI assessments enable us to assess both individual and team competencies for innovation and measure the tangible ROI of innovation projects and development initiatives.

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Case studies Success Stories

How we think about culture transformation

After decades of combined experience working with the world’s leading public, private and non-profit organizations, we’ve learned a lot about what it takes to create and sustain an agile, design driven culture. While no model can ever capture all of the nuance and complexity of organizational culture, our team has consistently found that there are three central components that need to be aligned.

How we work with you

Engaged leadership

For new ways of working to make a real impact in your organization, your leaders need to truly understand them and see their value. Otherwise your team won’t feel confident to take risks and put their best ideas forward. We work with you from the start to get everybody on board.

Awareness and capability

We work with you to identify, develop and support your internal champions. We also help you get the broader organization up to speed with the tools and mindsets they need to enable transformation to take root.

Real work application

It’s vital that your team start seeing the impact of new tools and methods quickly, to help maintain momentum and buy-in. So we work with you to keep demonstrating the impact your people are making. We do this through quantitative metrics and qualitative stories about how strategic challenges and everyday work now yield better, more innovative outcomes.

How we help you bring design thinking into the DNA of your organization

We work with your leaders, key stakeholders and internal champions to design and implement a comprehensive program for scaling the adoption of design thinking. Our approach is based on embedding practical behaviors and mindsets, capturing and sharing evidence of impact, and helping your internal teams quickly achieve self sufficiency.

How we help

Understand your organization

Using live workshops, diagnostic tools and existing internal assessment data, we identify opportunities create a benchmark against which to measure success

Identify and support your champions

Finding those people in your business with a passion for innovation and change, and enlisting them as key champions to drive and sustain the initiative.

Co-design your bespoke program

Working with senior leaders and key stakeholders from across the business to define the goals, activities, infrastructure and sponsorship.

Application and awareness training

Building widespread awareness and internal capability around the essential tools, methods and mindsets that will support new ways of thinking and working.

Partner on projects

Identify a set of strategic challenges that our team can tackle jointly with yours - producing quick wins and early success stories to build momentum.

Scale up

Transfer capability more fully to your people through train-the-trainer programs and coaching support for champions as they lead the charge to create impact at scale throughout the organization.

Ongoing: Momentum & Comms

Distraction, unclear evidence of impact and general change fatigue can all cause even the best-planned transformation initiatives to lose steam.

To keep the momentum building and commitment levels high, consistent communication of senior support, visibility of new behaviors in action, and tangible evidence of measurable impact are required.

Specific practices we partner with internal teams to establish and maintain include:

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