I ended the last blog by announcing I would address the most fundamental issue in cities: Governance. On the 27th of February a first workshop will be held on the matter based on the TAIDA (https://www.kairosfuture.com/publications/reports/taida-a-framework-for-thinking-of-the-future/) method. I am learning this during the course I am following in Stockholm to […]
Are we really experiencing a democratic crisis or a crisis of democracy? What is wrong with our system? Trust in the system, in governments and in government administrations seems to be rapidly decreasing in many parts of the world. Ideologies are not clear anymore because they are not adapted to […]
On Friday the 13th of September 2019 the very first edition of the Creative Bureaucracy Festival in Belgium will be organised. This Festival is part of the International Movement of Creative Bureaucracy that started at the initiative of international expert on creativity and imagination, Charles Landry.
With the support of Charles Landry, author of ‘The Creative Bureaucracy’, we are starting up the Belgian chapter of the Creative Bureaucracy Movement. This movement has started in September 2018 with the organization of the Creative Bureaucracy Festival in Berlin ( https://en.creativebureaucracy.net/ ) and managed to attract about 1200 participants with a […]
The New Year starts with little traditions. During receptions we wish people well, sometimes even specifying in which fields. Others will formulate new years intentions, mostly forgetting to put them into practice soon after. Although a pity, as most intentions are mainly focus on our selves no real harm is […]
Enkele maanden geleden schreef ik onderstaand artikel voor het tijdschrift Viewz (https://www.connect-to-viewz.be/tijdschrift) over het proeftraject dat ik opzette in Gent samen met imec, Stad Gent, OCMW Gent, Digipolis en UGent. Met het zeer brede thema ‘vermaatschappelijking van de zorg’, was er het opzet om een methodiek uit te werken voor […]