6 min. read. When it comes to creativity and innovation, divergent thinking is a great way to tap into the recesses of your brain and bring forth new and novel ideas. It can be especially useful in helping you get “un-stuck” when you are trying to think about a problem differently or come up with a new approach. This process, however, doesn’t always happen spontaneously, and … [Read more...] about A quick technique for a fun ideation session
This tag brings together all in Abierto al Público on methodologies related to knowledge or its dissemination. These methodologies encourage teamwork and open innovation in different areas of knowledge relevant to social and economic development.
How topic modeling helped us restructure the blog Abierto al Público and increase our search visibility When it comes to knowledge management, and in the case of open knowledge in particular, the main challenge is arguably no longer about a lack of information. For those with access to it, the Internet has the potential to connect us … [Read more...] about Applying topic modeling to knowledge management online
Now more than ever, we need to take advantage of collaborative methodologies when creating solutions for social and economic development. The Know How Now guide provides practical examples for shaping collaborative activities that can inform and take part in development projects. Today, most of the challenges we face are not for a person, or an entity, to create the solution … [Read more...] about Collaboration and knowledge sharing is key to creating inclusive and robust solutions
The incorporation of environmental and social safeguards in development projects is sometimes a complex process. In the IDB we have used the methodology "What would you do?" to create a space for exchange, empathy and reflection, in order to generate conversations and strategies to help us better face the typical situations that can emerge in the course of a project. Imagine … [Read more...] about As a leader in Environmental and Social Safeguards, what would you do?
The challenges faced in the development and public policy arenas are often complex in nature. Devising relevant, practical, and innovative solutions requires intensive research, analysis and expertise from multiple sectors. Could there be a way to streamline this process and also make it more inclusive? Collaborative Design, like other open innovation methodologies, … [Read more...] about Need an improved solution to a development challenge? Consider Collaborative Design