DFM NEWS + INSIGHTS
We are always excited to share our approach, experience and thoughts in creative problem solving and innovation at every opportunity. Browse our thought pieces, news, case studies, past projects from the DFM team and community below!
10 Years of DFM Alumni: Reflections from Graduates on the Skills Needed for the Design Innovation Industry
During this year’s GradX festivities we hosted a panel discussion with DFM alumni from over the years, exploring how their time as a Design Factory student primed them for their current careers in the design innovation space.
IDFF 2021: What’s in store for the next 10 years of Design Factory?
Earlier this month, we got together with other Design Factories across the globe to celebrate the week-long International Design Factory Festival (IDFF). As we approach the 10th anniversary of both Design Factory Melbourne and the Design Factory Global Network, the festival provided space to reflect and look towards the next 10 years.
Keep Experimenting – Especially in a Crisis!
When in doubt, entrepreneurs may be well served by action rather than inaction.
Behind the Scenes of Creating and Engaging Online Experience – A Facilitator’s Perspective
Has the online environment just been a necessary substitute for work taking place during the pandemic or is it here to stay in the post-pandemic era?
Want to Learn Something New? Consider How to Make it Stick!
Investigating the effectiveness of training – what enables and hinders us from putting learning into practice?
Learning and Collaboration as Tools for Navigating ‘the Unprecedented’
In a webinar hosted by DFM, Dr Sean Gallagher of Swinburne’s Centre for the New Workforce shared his research and insights into how to innovate in the midst of disruptive conditions.
Collaboration in a Global Virtual Festival – How to bring five continents virtually together for one week to collaborate effectively
What do you do when you are expected to get together representatives from 25 different universities and research institutions around the world and the calendar shows the upside-down year of 2020? You defy 18 hours of time difference between the East and the West, and you move everything online.
Rev Up with DFM Series – Bite-sized Learning to Support in Rapid Transformation and Disruption
Rev Up with DFM is a series of short posts to get your day started.
Future Ready Swinburne – Fearless Innovation Initiative Driving Innovation Readiness and Staff Capability
The Fearless Innovation initiative was designed and developed to support Swinburne staff with capabilities to identify opportunities and create impactful solutions and the confidence to drive change. The initiative drives a culture of innovation through staff training and creates opportunities to operationalise Swinburne’s 2025 strategy to be an innovative enterprise.