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Culture is king: How to move innovation online

I’ve had the privilege of working alongside fantastic organizations around the world as they’ve moved their innovation projects, processes and teams online since the pandemic started. This has been a fascinating journey to witness…

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Education Spotlight: A spark of student innovation

Each year in Chattanooga, the Bright Spark student design competition floods the greater region with creativity and inspiration. Bright Spark is a social initiative that aims to ignite creative confidence in the education system by equipping students and educators with design thinking skills.

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Education Spotlight: Spare the Rod

At first glance, I wasn’t convinced that students pursuing their own projects could be effective. How can young students know what they should be prepared for? What if their interests are too abstract? What if they don’t know what skills are most important for them to learn?

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Education Spotlight: Design thinking at Riverside School

One of the most exciting aspects of working in design is its vast applicability. I’ve been fortunate enough to use design thinking to enhance learning and teaching experiences and am excited by the rise of human centered design in academic institutions around the world.

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Press clippings

Why lawyers make great designers. No, really.

In an increasingly competitive market, subject to multiple pressures from evermore demanding clients, advancements in technology, and more businesses offering legal services, law firms have to do something to make them stand out from the crowd.

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Why remote innovation is a key part of your leadership toolkit

Innovation has become an integral part of the leadership toolkit; due to current global challenges this has rapidly accelerated to a new skillset which focuses on enabling remote innovation…

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SRoundtable: GCs draw their nightmares

Over the past six months, an incessant stream of worries has troubled the minds of in-house counsels across the world…

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Slaughter and May – The Lens: Design thinking – listen to your user… but not too much!

In a legal context, design thinking can be applied to challenges being faced within a law firm, or by clients within their organisations.

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