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Thoughts on Innovation Through Co-Creation

SonicRim Co-Founder and CEO Uday Dandavate highlights key elements of introducing co-creation practice in an organization. This presentation is an extract from a keynote presentation delivered at the “Innovation Through Co-Creation” workshop conducted recently at the Wayne State University in Detroit. Read More http://www.scribd.com/doc/285742505/Purposeful-Innovation-Through-Co-Creation

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October 16, 2015: A workshop on “Innovation Through Co-creation” at Wayne State University, Detroit.

A workshop on “Innovation Through Co-creation” at Wayne State University, Detroit. SonicRim Uday Dandavate and Kevin Schmidt facilitated a workshop on “Innovation through Cocreaton” at the Wayne State University in Detroit. 25 participants from both for profit and non-profit sector participated in this hands on workshop. A key point made was the need to introduce…

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Pointers to the Future of Design

“The designer of the future is going to be a storyteller who engages communities of people and facilitates a discourse that shapes co-imagination of future scenarios which will be always under construction” says SonicRim Co-Founder and CEO Uday Dandavate in his review of the book, “101 Things I learned in Architecture School” by Matthew Frederick…

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Position Opening: Director of Design Research for SonicRim Ltd

Position Opening: Director of Design Research for SonicRim Ltd at 665 Third St., San Francisco, CA 94107. Works for design research firm consulting to Fortune 100 and other businesses. Interacts at a high level with design teams of client companies to inspire innovation in product design. Drives the use of information design and visualization, in…

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Building Client Personas

On April 27th, SonicRim hosted our fifth Whiteboard event at our SOMA office. This time we did things a little differently. Rather than continuing with the open format of previous Whiteboard events, the April attendees participated in a persona building exercise—with the objective of creating personas of the types of clients who seek out and employ design researchers. It was an offbeat assignment for sure, but one that quickly engaged our collective attention.

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Future of Autonomous Driving in India: A Co-Creation Workshop

Uday will conduct a co-creation workshop at the 10th Pune Design Festival on February 26th and 27th. The workshop will offer an opportunity to learn how to introduce  a disruptive technology into community imagination with sensitivity to cultural, psychological and social factors. For the workshop we have chosen a topic that is already drivers’ mental models and challenging the imagination... learn more »

Whiteboard @ SonicRim: Designing Design Education

Where should we draw the boundaries of design education? Design has been considered to encompass all kinds of things — from a safety pin to a highway.  It involves the development of hardware and software. Its scope involves tangible and intangible domains of human life. The practice of design has come a long way since... learn more »

October 16, 2015: A workshop on “Innovation Through Co-creation” at Wayne State University, Detroit.

A workshop on “Innovation Through Co-creation” at Wayne State University, Detroit. SonicRim Uday Dandavate and Kevin Schmidt facilitated a workshop on “Innovation through Cocreaton” at the Wayne State University in Detroit. 25 participants from both for profit and non-profit sector participated in this hands on workshop. A key point made was the need to introduce... learn more »