Posts Tagged: Thinking in Public

Enquiry map:  January 2021

Enquiry map: January 2021

This is a continuation of the previous iteration of the map which you can see here.  The enquiry map is an action research process to help me work through the early stages of working out what the actual questions are that need experimenting with.  I’m also going to use it to form a bit of


Setting an intent:  2021

Setting an intent: 2021

This is my check in with myself for the year.  It links to other stuff that I do/write in this annual week of reflection / intention setting and cupboard sorting. You can see last years post here and if you interested here is the one from 2019. How did 2020 go? Mmmmm…..dare I say unprecedented? 

The why I blog blog

The why I blog blog

This is just a short intro to this blog to explain what its about.  Its also a bit of a user guide for people I work with so you can understand what I am doing here. It started as effectively the field notes for my doctoral research.  As I was researching social media it felt

The everlasting hunt for the hum

The everlasting hunt for the hum

I’ve been thinking about meetings a lot this week…..while in a lot of meetings. It’s been odd joining an organisation during what we can officially refer to as Strange Times. The thing I have found most difficult is in finding the rhythm of the place. Every team and organisation has what I call a ‘hum’


Innovation labs and other animals

Innovation labs and other animals

I have been thinking a lot about innovation labs recently and this post is a collection of some of the examples which are in my mind as I ponder this.  I’d be really grateful if you could add any other examples to the comments – I know I have not got a comprehensive list here.

How complicated can it really be?

How complicated can it really be?

I’ve spent the day running through the feedback from our NHS Citizen design workshop in Bristol the other week and scratching my head on where we go next with the tech side of things. We’ll be publishing the feedback once we have chance to process it a bit but I wanted to muse a little