We already published an article about co-creation and last week we discussed 4 reasons why you should co-create. Co-creation is buzz today and the term is used and certainly misused in many different ways. Co-creating with end-users and stakeholders has always been and will always be used in Human Centered Design business. Co-creating is a wonderful method to gain deep understanding, genuine insights, and a lot of inspiration out of the ‘creations’ of the different stakeholders. These workshops — used for ideation, prototyping, … are a very intense way to involve the people whom you are designing for. They are the experts in real life, so in these workshops they become the designers of their future work tools.
We’ve already written an article about ‘the power of co-creation’ today we’ll summarize it in 4 reasons why you should co-create. This article is about co-creation between a company and its stakeholders including the end-user. Next week we’ll discuss another form of co-creation, stay tuned for that. But for now, if you’re still not sure why you should co-create or if you’re trying to convince your manager, please continue reading.
The healthcare sector is facing major social and technological changes both in the short- and long- term. Because of these changes there is a need for close collaboration between entrepreneurs in healthcare and the healthcare sector. To stimulate this collaboration, ‘Agentschap Ondernemen’ and ‘Flanders’ Care’ decided to unravel what is going on in this sector and discover the wishes and needs of both entrepreneurs, those who are doing business with the sector and the healthcare actors themselves. But most importantly: what are the needs of and conditions for both parties to work together on improving healthcare?