Systems Oriented Design / Systemorientert Design (NO)

The designerly way to work with systems

The main mission of Systems Oriented Design is to build the designers own interpretation and implementation of systems thinking so that systems thinking can fully benefit from design thinking and practice and so that design thinking and practice can fully benefit from systems thinking.


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KS endorses SOD

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Kommunenes Sentralforbund (KS- The Norwegian Association for Local and Regional Authorities) are using Systems Oriented Design methodologies in their work. Their "Partnerskap for radikal innovasjon" is a program in KS geared towards radical innovation in the municipality sector. Amongst the wicked problems they adress is the future of municipalities in a upcoming seminar: "The art of avoiding the collaps of municipalities".

In this article and this podcast they describe the use of Systems Oriented Design in the sector of design for change in the municipalities of Norway. (All in Norwegian).

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