Why Design Thinking Can Change Policy

Why Design Thinking Can Change Policy

Do you remember the animated “I’m Just a Bill” video? If you were like me, you probably watched it in school at some point. You likely sat in an uncomfortable, wobbly plastic chair, arranged in traditional rows, while your teacher stood at the front and drew arrows between the three executive branches on a whiteboard that you dutifully copied over into a notebook using color-coded pens. (Okay, maybe that last part was just me.) Since Schoolhouse Rock first released the video - back in 1975 - not much has changed about our legislative process. And yet, so much of the world around us has. The Internet, for one. Innovative technologies, medical advances, and countless ideas that have shaped and molded the world as we know it today.

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