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Human-Centered Innovation

How to Learn More

Part of our nonprofit public-interest mission is to provide resources for people and organizations interested in design and government innovation. The videos and publications below offer additional information on our projects and approach.

Frequently Asked Questions

Public Policy Lab staff, fellows and partners answer some of the most common queries we receive from job seekers and potential partners.

PPL FAQs: What professional path did you take to get to where you are today?
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PPL FAQs: What is PPL's business model? How does it choose its projects and partners?
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PPL FAQs: What professional path did you take to get to where you are today?
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PPL FAQs: What is PPL's business model? How does it choose its projects and partners?
PPL FAQs: What skills are the most valuable in your work?
PPL FAQs: Why is it helpful to pilot programs?

Publications

PPL works with our government partners to publicly release documentation of our project methods and outcomes. Individual project reports are viewable below; additional case study information is available in Our Work.

Talks & Panel Discussions

PPL staff and fellows frequently speak on topics related to research, design, and government innovation. Contact us if you’d like to invite a PPL expert to speak at your event.

SVA Impact! Community Engagement Panel | Shanti Mathew
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Lunch Talks - Chelsea Mauldin
Doing Right by the People | Service Experience Conference 2014 | Chelsea Mauldin
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#MSCW2016 Panel | Natalia Radywyl
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Service Design in Government | Tools For Designing Better Outcomes With and For The People
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SVA Masters in Interaction Design Lecture Series | Chelsea Mauldin
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#MSCW2016 Panel | Kristina Drury
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Mapping the Ecosystem | Labworks 2015 | Chelsea Mauldin
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SVA Mapping Impact: Exploring How to Measure Social Design | Chelsea Mauldin
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Social Renaissence 12 Session 3 -- DEVELOP & SCALE
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Civic Service Forum (formerly Helsinki Design Lab) | Bryan Boyer
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Learning from Abroad Webinar Series | NEA Design
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Public Policy Lab & NYC DOE | School Choice Design Challenge
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2014 AIGA Medalist | Sylvia Harris
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Public Policy Lab | 100 Conversations
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EPIC Conference 2013 | Chelsea Mauldin
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2010 World Usability Day NYC | Sylvia Harris | Part 1 of 3
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2010 World Usability Day NYC | Sylvia Harris | Part 2 of 3
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2010 World Usability Day NYC | Sylvia Harris | Part 3 of 3
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SVA Impact! Community Engagement Panel | Shanti Mathew
Lunch Talks - Chelsea Mauldin
Doing Right by the People | Service Experience Conference 2014 | Chelsea Mauldin
#MSCW2016 Panel | Natalia Radywyl
Service Design in Government | Tools For Designing Better Outcomes With and For The People
SVA Masters in Interaction Design Lecture Series | Chelsea Mauldin
#MSCW2016 Panel | Kristina Drury
Mapping the Ecosystem | Labworks 2015 | Chelsea Mauldin
SVA Mapping Impact: Exploring How to Measure Social Design | Chelsea Mauldin
Social Renaissence 12 Session 3 -- DEVELOP & SCALE
Civic Service Forum (formerly Helsinki Design Lab) |  Bryan Boyer
Learning from Abroad Webinar Series | NEA Design
Public Policy Lab & NYC DOE | School Choice Design Challenge
2014 AIGA Medalist | Sylvia Harris
Public Policy Lab | 100 Conversations
EPIC Conference 2013 | Chelsea Mauldin
2010 World Usability Day NYC | Sylvia Harris | Part 1 of 3
2010 World Usability Day NYC | Sylvia Harris | Part 2 of 3
2010 World Usability Day NYC | Sylvia Harris | Part 3 of 3
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