A case study presenting the organization of #MousTIC, a co-creative event about open cooperation and social innovation.
mousTIC is an event about open and collaborative models for social innovation. In 2013 the event took place in Montpellier, a city in the south of France, and gathered over 200 participants for 3 days to discuss, share, exchange about collaborative tools and practices, but also to co-create tools and methods. The participants came from very different backgrounds: non-profit organizations, urbanism, ICT for development, free/open source software, social &solidarity economy, journalist, students, artists, …
The following presentation details the various co-creative formats that were used during the event and the organizational model behind it.
This is part of my open research on co-creative events patterns
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Jason Fried is one of the brain who built Basecamp the minimalist and powerfull collaborative online project management system. the author of Getting Real, an extremely inspiring book on design, simplicity, minimalism and effectiveness.
I already posted a video of him discussing Why work doesn’t happen at work.
Here’s another inspiring article on simplicity and innovation :
“while it’s hard to cut back, it’s good to remember that subtraction can lead to addition. New shoots, new sprouts, and new ideas often need new room to grow. They’re waiting, but you need to clear the way.”
Read the full article: Pruning: Making room for something new
Inspiring and full of humour, Ken robinson discuss how our educational systems kill creativity by forbiding mistakes and rewarding only certain kind of intelligence. Must watch. Continue reading “Reinvent education to nurture creativity”
A slideshow discussing where creativity comes from and how to design environments that enhances creativity. Worth reading.
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Making an idea successful is not a magic process.
Making an idea successful is a relentless trial and error process.
The best approach after coming up with an idea is to start executing it as soon as possible on a small scale and then refining it.
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