Jan 23, 2019 14:30:10

Public Design FAQs, my #publicbook

by @jasonleow | 254 words | 107🔥 | 107💌

Jason Leow

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What's the ebook called?

Public Design FAQs, a complete field guide to the best practices, strategies, tactics, tips and hacks to using design approaches in the public sector.


What's this ebook about?

  • Essentially a field guide, handbook, manual.
  • For using design-driven (aka design thinking, human-centred design, service design) approaches in government and the public/social impact sector.
  • Compiles FAQs about best practices, strategies, tactics, tips, tricks, shortcuts, hacks, tools.
  • A channel for sharing hands-on, practitioner wisdom from experienced designers in the sector


Who is it for?

  • For public sector managers/innovators pioneering use of design-driven approaches in government
  • For non-designers who want to bring design-driven innovation into your organisation
  • For design practitioners from other industries interested to learn more about how design is practised in government
  • Maybe useful for junior designers starting out
  • Not for (experienced) designers because FAQs will never capture sufficient nuance to your liking


Table of contents

  • In gratitude to
  • About this ebook
  • Who is this ebook for
  • How I'm writing this ebook
  • Why I wrote this ebook
  • Why should you listen to me anyway?
  • Sections and chapters - work-in-progress. This are the broad sections where all the specific chapters and FAQs will be categorised under)
    • Section 1: Setting up - How do I convince my organisation to get started?
    • Section 2: Starting off - What do I need to start off? Who should I involve?
    • Section 3: Sustaining on - How do I sustain design mindsets and practice in my organisation?
    • Section 4: Scaling up - How do I change intra/inter-organisational culture and mindsets to adopt design?
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    @jasonleow good luck! I have no clue about any of this stuff but I'm interested to read it.

    Keenen Charles avatar Keenen Charles | Jan 23, 2019 12:54:57
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      @keenencharles thanks for supporting! Yeah it's quite niche, from my other life working with governments.

      Jason Leow avatar Jason Leow | Jan 24, 2019 11:54:13
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    @jasonleow GL!

    Mark Armstrong avatar Mark Armstrong | Jan 23, 2019 14:12:27
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