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Anthropology in Industry w/ Natalie Hanson
From Putting People First

Anthropology in Industry w/ Natalie Hanson

Design and anthropology have been seen together with increasing frequency over the last few years, but how do design and anthropology fit together in relation to...

Three-Part Series on the Intersection of Ethnography and Design
From Putting People First

Three-Part Series on the Intersection of Ethnography and Design

The Society for Cultural Anthropology (SCA) published some months ago a three-part podcast series on the intersection of ethnography and design. The series, produced...

Designing Better Elderly Healthcare with with Singapore’s Public Services
From Putting People First

Designing Better Elderly Healthcare with with Singapore’s Public Services

Many public services, from welfare to healthcare, are mainly intended for the elderly. One of the challenges of designing digital services is to create simple and...

[book] This Is Service Design Doing
From Putting People First

[book] This Is Service Design Doing

This Is Service Design Doing: Applying Service Design Thinking in the Real World by Marc Stickdorn,‎ Markus Edgar Hormess,‎ Adam Lawrence,‎ and Jakob Schneider[Book]...

Google Design on “human-Centered Machine Learning”
From Putting People First

Google Design on “human-Centered Machine Learning”

As was the case with the mobile revolution, and the web before that, machine learning will cause us to rethink, restructure, and reconsider what’s possible in virtually...

How Patient Stories Can Improve Intensive Care
From Putting People First

How Patient Stories Can Improve Intensive Care

The hospital intensive care unit (ICU) has traditionally been a closed environment, where patient, nurse, doctor and family stories are lost. Christiane Job McIntosh...

[book] The Age of Surge
From Putting People First

[book] The Age of Surge

The Age of Surge: A Human Centered Framework for Scaling Company Wide Agility and Navigating the Tsunami of Digital By Brad Murphy and Carol Mase Reinvent Press...

[book] The Human Workplace: People-Centred Organizational Development
From Putting People First

[book] The Human Workplace: People-Centred Organizational Development

The Human Workplace: People-Centred Organizational Development By Andy Swann Kogan Page Publishing October 2017, 232 pages Companies spend time and effort developing...

[Study] Rethinking The Smart City – Democratizing Urban Technology
From Putting People First

[Study] Rethinking The Smart City – Democratizing Urban Technology

Rethinking The Smart City – Democratizing Urban Technology By Evgeny Morozov and Francesca Bria Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, New York Office January 2018 Download pdf...

Proceedings and videos of EPIC 2017 conference now available
From Putting People First

Proceedings and videos of EPIC 2017 conference now available

EPIC is the premier international gathering on ethnography in the business world. Its latest edition, EPIC2017, took place in Montreal in October 2017 and had the...

[Book] Driverless Cars: On A Road to Nowhere
From Putting People First

[Book] Driverless Cars: On A Road to Nowhere

Driverless Cars: On A Road to Nowhere Christian Wolmar London Publishing Partnership Jan 2018, 136 pages Driverless cars are the future. That is what the tech giants...

Towards multi-dimensional ethnography
From Putting People First

Towards multi-dimensional ethnography

In this paper, Julia Katherine Haines, user experience researcher at Google, argues for the value of multi-dimensional ethnography. She explores the potential for...

The business of service: why think tanks need service design
From Putting People First

The business of service: why think tanks need service design

Traditionally the notion of ‘business’ is perceived incongruent with the values of think tanks, writes Melanie Rayment. Those in academia, the third sector, and...

Videos of all keynote and plenary presentations at the Service Design Global Conference
From Putting People First

Videos of all keynote and plenary presentations at the Service Design Global Conference

The theme of this year’s Service Design Global Conference (November 2-3, Madrid) was Service Design at Scale. Through continued practice, widespread capabilityVideos...

This Anthro Life podcasts on design anthropology
From Putting People First

This Anthro Life podcasts on design anthropology

This Anthro Life is a round-table, open format discussion of an anthropological take on the people, objects, ideas, and possibilities of everyday life around the...

Happy new year 2018!
From Putting People First

Happy new year 2018!

The post Happy new year 2018! appeared first on Putting people first.

Service design video interviews
From Putting People First

Service design video interviews

Marc Fonteijn, co-founder of the Dutch service design studio 31Volts, has been creating quite an impressive roster of video interviews with some of the leadingService...

The body is the missing link for truly intelligent machines
From Putting People First

The body is the missing link for truly intelligent machines

It’s tempting to think of the mind as a layer that sits on top of more primitive cognitive structures. But Ben Medlock, co-founder of SwiftKey, argues that theThe...

Learning from today’s car-centric cities for a human-centered future of mobility
From Putting People First

Learning from today’s car-centric cities for a human-centered future of mobility

The introduction of autonomy into urban environments creates a unique opportunity to do things differently. This, writes Maya Pindeus (CEO and co-Founder of Humanising...

[Book] Bit by Bit: Social Research in the Digital Age
From Putting People First

[Book] Bit by Bit: Social Research in the Digital Age

Bit by Bit: Social Research in the Digital Age by Matthew J. Salganik Princeton University Press 2017, 448 pages [Read online] An innovative and accessible guide...
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