Scaling Weavers #2 – The aha moments that led us to open-source

Scaling Weavers #2 – The aha moments that led us to open-source

Posted by on Sep 27, 2016

From testing to evaluating The design and prototyping phases for Weavers have been a rollercoaster of learning and economical challenges. Due to not having continuous financial support we have been driven to work in a flexible and agile way. At the beginning of this year, we conducted an evaluation to understand the impact Weavers was […]

Scaling Weavers #1 – What is Weavers and Open Sourcing

Scaling Weavers #1 – What is Weavers and Open Sourcing

Posted by on Sep 20, 2016

Caring matters… One of our focus areas at TACSI is ageing, we work on identifying challenges that people experience as they age and we work with the people to build solutions that will solve these challenges. We use ethnographic research, or as we refer to it “rigorous hanging-out”, to understand people’s routines and the challenges they […]

What The Baby Boomers Told Us About… Money

What The Baby Boomers Told Us About… Money

Posted by on Jun 28, 2016

Initial insights: what the baby boomers told us Money is the second of five key themes that emerged during the time we spent with baby boomers in relation to five overarching areas that are often discussed in reports about ageing – and which we wanted to explore with baby boomers to find out what they mean […]

What Baby Boomers Told Us About…. Participation

What Baby Boomers Told Us About…. Participation

Posted by on Jun 23, 2016

Initial insights: what the baby boomers told us Participation is the first of five key themes that emerged during the time we spent with baby boomers in relation to five overarching areas that are often discussed in reports about ageing – and which we wanted to explore with baby boomers to find out what they mean […]

Catch up on what you missed at the Design for Social Innovation: Rethinking Aging conference

Posted by on Jun 3, 2016

Yesterday we, along with the Centre for Social Impact, hosted the Design for Social Impact: Rethinking Aging conference as part of Vivid Sydney. It was a wonderful day filled with passionate conversation, deep thinking and honest storytelling. We’ve tried to capture a little bit of what happened via this storify. To find out more about […]

Welcome to the Innovation Age: The Meaning of Home

Welcome to the Innovation Age: The Meaning of Home

Posted by on Jun 1, 2016

An Introduction to the Innovation Age Over the next two decades the number of people in Australia aged over 75 will double. The generation of baby boomers (those born between 1946 and 1964) is often described in aggregate as the wealthiest and potentially healthiest generation in Australia’s history. Many have suggested that they will not […]