Can design save healthcare?

Speakers were: Martin Bontoft: design strategist and researcher on user needs in design. Has previously worked for, ideo (Head of Human Factors), Design Council, National Health Service (NHS) and has long experience of service design. Alastair Donald: Urban planner, researcher and writer with experience in public and private sectors, including as an advisor to Commission […]

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Big Potatoes: Innovation, Science, R&D and the General Election

  Speakers Munira Mirza, advisor for arts and culture to London Mayor James Wilsdon, Director of the Science Policy Centre, The Royal Society Dr Norman Lewis, Chief Innovation Officer, Open-Knowledge (former Director of Technology research, Orange) Stefan Stern, management columnist, Financial Times Eliot Forster, CEO Solace Pharmaceuticals See Big Potatoes: The London Manifesto for Innovation

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“Unless you’re a fortune-teller, long-term business planning is a fantasy”

Originally published on Netimperative. Now that we have a Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition Government, tough economic times are ahead not least because of their deficit reduction plans. £6 billion cuts in public services will no doubt add further hardship to many technology and service companies who already suffer from decreased investment from their services. […]

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