Design Partnerships

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Design partnership in action

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  • Engages services a specific problem or challenge even arises (it can prevent many problems by designing them away at the beginning!)
  • Leaves deliverables open-ended (instead describes the kinds of services and issues or program functions to be addressed)
  • Is longer than six months (it usually walks with a project just past the halfway point)
  • Integrates with a project (becomes part of the project team or is readily available technical assistance)



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