Simplified Problem Framing Tool

Simplified Problem Framing Tool

One of the things we love about the ITK tools is how adaptable they are. Each one is lovingly crafted to be easy to use across a wide range of situations… but they are also designed to be modified to meet the unique needs and situations of individual users. We...
Am I Doing This Right?

Am I Doing This Right?

Today’s blog post is by Aaditi Padhi, one of the talented high school interns who worked with Team Toolkit this summer. We were delighted to have her on the team and are glad she’s sharing her story and experiences in this post! Does this blog’s...

The “It’s Not A Checklist” Checklist

We all used to have in-person meetings for collaboration and ideation activities. Then COVID-19 hit. And quarantine. And we all scrambled to maintain collaborations across stakeholders despite the inability to continue in the usual ways. And as you no doubt have...
Announcing Mini Canvases!

Announcing Mini Canvases!

Today’s blog post is by Allison Khaw, a systems engineer and frequent creative collaborator & co-facilitator with the Innovation Toolkit. Over the holidays, I received a Knock Knock “Make A Decision” notepad as a gift. It walks you through the...
LIFT Interview

LIFT Interview

This week’s blog post is an interview with Dan Ward, talking about his new book Lift – Innovation Lessons From Flying Machines That ALMOST Worked and The People Who NEARLY Flew Them. As a special bonus, we’ve got a 14-minute audio version of the...
What Is Innovation?

What Is Innovation?

Innovation is one of those words that gets used more often than it gets defined. And these days, it gets used a whole lot. In fact, it’s probably overused. But despite the popularity of the term (or maybe because of it) we run into a lot of confusion about what the...