Category Archives: Whiteboard

Big Data: A Systematic View

We hear an increasing volume of stories around the shortcomings of current approaches to Big Data, resulting in failures of decision-making, biased insights, excessive data collection, and semantic confusion around the term itself. In our community, recent conversations have turned to the question of how research can participate in this picture, and blending the qualitative and quantitative approaches to insight…

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Whiteboard @ SonicRim: October ’13 – Big Data

SonicRim would like to invite the community to join us for October’s Whiteboard gathering on Friday October 25, 2013 from 2PM to 5PM at our San Francisco office (665 Third St Suite 410, San Francisco CA 94107). There is a huge variety of people working on Big Data approaches, methods, and technologies to study/understand different spheres (e.g….

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Whiteboard @ SonicRim January ’13 : The Role of Innovation in Risk

The next Whiteboard @SonicRim will be on Friday, January 25th from 2:00-5:00 p.m. Arvind Venkataramani of SonicRim will facilitate. This month’s theme will be “the role of risk in innovation.”

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Whiteboard @SonicRim

There won’t be a Whiteboard session in November or December. We wish you a very happy holiday season, and hope to see you at the Whiteboard session in January! In the meanwhile, you can visit our Whiteboard page to check out summaries and pictures of previous Whiteboard meet-ups.

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The Future of Design Education

Enthusiasm for Whiteboard @SonicRim is increasing. The September Whiteboard session was attended by 25 people– a mix of industry representatives, design research consultants, and students– the majority of whom were new participants. The topic of the session was the future of design education.

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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 »