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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Innovation Summit at HBV

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13th September 2016

Great interrest for the AHO / SOD corner of the innovation summit expo at HBV (University College of South East Norway) at their campus in Kongsberg, one of the technological hubs in Norway. The summit was attended by prominent participant from companies, academic, amongst them Larry Leifner from Stanford D-School.


RSD5 registration

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The registration for RSD5 13 - 15yh oct , Toronto canada is now open

Follow this link to register >>>>>

Workshop in Liberec

 From facebook: are having a nice time at a gigamapping workshop at the FUA TUL in Liberec, Czeck Republic

Posted by Systems Oriented Design on Wednesday, 2 March 2016


Harold Nelson lecture


Here a video worth your time, from Harold Nelsons lecture at Stanford in 2010:

Designing Stuff: Lame gods in the service of Prosthetic Gods


SOD officially open source

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Today SOD became officially open source.

It has always been the intention that users of the methodology should be encouraged to tweak and invent and make their own versions. Now this policy is made clearer by announcing SOD as open source. This also helped to initiate a work to clarify the kernel of SOD.

This is also a standing invitation to contribute to our work.

Read more here

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