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Terragon Co-creation Solutions is about collaborative creativity. It is about sharing knowledge, exchanging ideas, and working together towards a common goal.

WHAT WE DO

Terragon Co-creation Solutions is about collaborative creativity.
It is about sharing knowledge exchanging ideas, and working together towards a common goal.

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Most importantly, co-creation is about the quality of interactions among the participants and their willingness to contribute as a collective:a shared desire for the team, and not just individuals, to excel.

To achieve this, we develop virtual and live tools to generate the conditions that help groups think from new perspectives and get into a state of inspiration. We organise collaborative sessions tailored to specific needs.

Our tools and processes help participants switch to an attitude that is:

  • open to share
  • willing to listen
  • daring to experiment

As a result, decisions are made faster, projects are speeded up, and challenges are solved.

HOW WE DO IT

We recognised that the way people connect have a substantial influence on the collective creative process. To generate optimal conditions for collective creativity, we use several mechanisms and utilise knowledge from various fields of expertise. This results in a fun and safe environment, a change of mindset which allows participants to express and create through playfulness.

cloud-icon Online / Live / Mobile

Our solutions use a combination of online, mobile and live environments to achieve the best results. While most of the magic happens in real life, using an online co-creation platform saves significant time and gets people up to speed for the live meetings. During the live event, a mobile application makes the process more engaging and helps collect the group’s input.

game-icon Game Elements

We apply narrative frameworks and game currencies to engage audiences. Games make it easy to quickly shift attitudes and shape behaviours. When we play, we become creative. It is then safe to dare and not a big deal to fail. The game currency makes participation more visible. And we can see more clearly which ideas the group values.

collab-iconCollaborative Tools and Processes

The Terragon team carefully designs the sessions using methods to improve the quality of the interactions and get better results. We take into consideration the people involved, the topic, and the objective. Our methods span over the whole process: from the preparation of the session, within the session and at the wrap up.

anonimous-icon Anonymous Characters

In Terragon, participants become anonymous characters, which greatly reduce social stigmas, preconceptions, and egos. This also allows participants to feel safe to give their wildest ideas.

magicMagical Atmospheres

We create magical atmospheres and bring into play theatrical elements to help participants open up and switch to a co-creation attitude. These elements help groups create the rapport to work together constructively and productively.

facil-icon Facilitation

The Terragon team includes top-level strategy and innovation facilitators who work closely with the client organisation to define the challenge and select the participants. At both the online and live sessions, we hold a space where people can listen to each other and build on each other’s ideas.

DocReportage

Finally, we distill the results in high quality reportages. In this way, the participants can benefit from a recountal of the insights and solutions that emerged during the process. This is crucial for the ideas to keep spreading and get implemented.

Terragon offers several online and live formats adjusted to the needs of the organisation or stakeholders.

FOR WHOM

PUBLIC SECTOR

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Governmental organisations today are increasingly longing for public innovation and cross-sector collaboration. They are realising that finding smarter answers to societal and financial challenges is not only a matter of thinking outside the box, but at times it could mean collaborating with companies, NGOs and citizens. In the face of increasing budget cuts, public organisations are also searching for more efficient ways to collaborate amongst them.

However, there are certain factors that hinder collaboration. First of all, it can be hard to get all the relevant people together. It is also difficult to get them in a creative mood and focused on the same issue. Next to that, limited communication, social stigmas, and big egos can block the creative process. These factors lead to long series of endless meetings. As a result: decisions are delayed, projects are postponed and challenges remain to be solved.
Terragon co-creation solutions combine playfulness- and productivity-enhancing tools to accelerate a collective creative flow.

More effective meetings
Time is scarce. We have busy agendas. And we may be located far away from one another. Due to lack of time and focus, meetings do not reach the desired results. In Terragon, the carefully designed online and live co-creation processes result in shorter and more effective meetings with concrete results. And no matter where the participants are they can join the session by internet.
Faster and unbiased decisions
It is hard to collaborate optimally if we have false preconceptions. Collaboration is sometimes interfered by hierarchy, social stigmas or egos. A loud or powerful talker might take the stage and valuable input from other people might be unheard. In our co-creation sessions, titles and hierarchies do not matter. The online participants are anonymous and are acknowledged by their contributions, free from preconceptions. This results in choices that are more democratic and less biased.
Better ideas and solutions
It is difficult to come together and be immediately open for creative exchange. Some people are afraid of taking risks and making mistakes. Also, ideas may not come at the time of the meeting, but at a later stage. Terragon’s ludic environments help them switch to a co-creation attitude. Participants experience a heightened team spirit.
The online environment allows time for reflection. These experiences result in better ideas and solutions.
Important Data is recorded
Regardless of the quality of a collaboration session, the minutes can be unintentionally biased by the writer or miss important information. That is why in our sessions all the important ideas that emerge are digitally recorded.
Involve all levels of society
To come up with breakthrough solutions and innovations it is necessary to take different perspectives into account.
It is crucial to involve the people at stake. Terragon is designed to easily involve all levels of society. We can also deploy a large-scale collaboration platform to involve the public.
Concrete results
Terragon offers a clear reportage of the process and results. This makes it easy to incorporate the results in your organisation.
Save time and money
Ultimately organisations using Terragon can save significant time, resources and money.

NGO/NPO

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The climate in which NGOs are operating is changing rapidly. The financial crisis, political change and technological development, to name a few, call for new approaches. It is crucial to have the right communication strategies, to develop new funding mechanisms, and to build an appropriate ecosystem that supports the organisation’s goal. Likewise, good governance and effective strategic planning are essential. Achieving this calls for a strong collaboration within the organisation and with its partners.

However, there are certain factors that hinder collaboration. First of all, it can be hard to get all the relevant people together. It is also difficult to get them in a creative mood and focused on the same issue. Next to that, limited communication, social stigmas, and big egos can block the creative process. These factors lead to long series of endless meetings. As a result: decisions are delayed, projects are postponed and challenges remain to be solved.
Terragon co-creation solutions combine playfulness- and productivity-enhancing tools to accelerate a collective creative flow.

More effective meetings
Time is scarce. We have busy agendas. And we may be located far away from one another. Due to lack of time and focus, meetings do not reach the desired results. In Terragon, the carefully designed online and live co-creation processes result in shorter and more effective meetings with concrete results. And no matter where the participants are they can join the session by internet.
Faster and unbiased decisions
It is hard to collaborate optimally if we have false preconceptions. Collaboration is sometimes interfered by hierarchy, social stigmas or egos. A loud or powerful talker might take the stage and valuable input from other people might be unheard. In our co-creation sessions, titles and hierarchies do not matter. The online participants are anonymous and are acknowledged by their contributions, free from preconceptions. This results in choices that are more democratic and less biased.
Better ideas and solutions
It is difficult to come together and be immediately open for creative exchange. Some people are afraid of taking risks and making mistakes. Also, ideas may not come at the time of the meeting, but at a later stage. Terragon’s ludic environments help them switch to a co-creation attitude. Participants experience a heightened team spirit. The online environment allows time for reflection. These experiences result in better ideas and solutions.
Important Data is recorded
Regardless of the quality of a collaboration session, the minutes can be unintentionally biased by the writer or miss important information. That is why in our sessions all the important ideas that emerge are digitally recorded.
Involve all levels of society
To come up with breakthrough solutions and innovations it is necessary to take different perspectives into account.
It is crucial to involve the people at stake. Terragon is designed to easily involve all levels of society. We can also deploy a large-scale collaboration platform to involve the public.
Concrete results
Terragon offers a clear reportage of the process and results. This makes it easy to incorporate the results in your organisation.
Save time and money
Ultimately organisations using Terragon can save significant time, resources and money.

BUSINESS

Business

Today, businesses require constant innovation in every area: in strategy, in processes, in research, in product development, in marketing, in human resources. Quick and solid solutions are expected to meet tight budgets. Great team efforts are required to quickly come up with vital ideas.

However, there are certain factors that hinder collaboration. First of all, it can be hard to get all the relevant people together. It is also difficult to get them in a creative mood and focused on the same issue. Next to that, limited communication, social stigmas, and big egos can block the creative process. These factors lead to long series of endless meetings. As a result: decisions are delayed, projects are postponed and challenges remain to be solved.
Terragon cocreation solutions combine playfulnessand productivityenhancing tools to accelerate a collective creative flow.

More effective meetings
Time is scarce. We have busy agendas. And we may be located far away from one another. Due to lack of time and focus, meetings do not reach the desired results. In Terragon, the carefully designed online and live co-creation processes result in shorter and more effective meetings with concrete results. And no matter where the participants are they can join the session by internet.
Faster and unbiased decisions
It is hard to collaborate optimally if we have false preconceptions. Collaboration is sometimes interfered by hierarchy, social stigmas or egos. A loud or powerful talker might take the stage and valuable input from other people might be unheard. In our co-creation sessions, titles and hierarchies do not matter. The online participants are anonymous and are acknowledged by their contributions, free from preconceptions. This results in choices that are more democratic and less biased.
Better ideas and solutions
It is difficult to come together and be immediately open for creative exchange. Some people are afraid of taking risks and making mistakes. Also, ideas may not come at the time of the meeting, but at a later stage. Terragon’s ludic environments help them switch to a co-creation attitude. Participants experience a heightened team spirit. The online environment allows time for reflection. These experiences result in better ideas and solutions.
Important Data is recorded
Regardless of the quality of a collaboration session, the minutes can be unintentionally biased by the writer or miss important information. That is why in our sessions all the important ideas that emerge are digitally recorded.
Involve all levels of society
To come up with breakthrough solutions and innovations it is necessary to take different perspectives into account.
It is crucial to involve the people at stake. Terragon is designed to easily involve all levels of society. We can also deploy a large-scale collaboration platform to involve the public.
Concrete results
Terragon offers a clear reportage of the process and results. This makes it easy to incorporate the results in your organisation.
Save time and money
Ultimately organisations using Terragon can save significant time, resources and money.

MULTI-STAKEHOLDER

Multi_stakeholder

There are big challenges that have an impact on multiple organisations and groups. Bringing these multistakeholders together can lead to plenty of opportunities. When different perspectives and sources of knowledge are combined, complex issues can be solved and breakthrough innovations can be conceived.

In this transformative process, a change of paradigms and solid decision-making are necessary. This process is usually time-consuming and it needs structure and guidance. Terragon Co-creation solutions help catalyse this process.

More effective meetings
Time is scarce. We have busy agendas. And we may be located far away from one another. Due to lack of time and focus, meetings do not reach the desired results. In Terragon, the carefully designed online and live co-creation processes result in shorter and more effective meetings with concrete results. And no matter where the participants are they can join the session by internet.
Faster and unbiased decisions
It is hard to collaborate optimally if we have false preconceptions. Collaboration is sometimes interfered by hierarchy, social stigmas or egos. A loud or powerful talker might take the stage and valuable input from other people might be unheard. In our co-creation sessions, titles and hierarchies do not matter. The online participants are anonymous and are acknowledged by their contributions, free from preconceptions. This results in choices that are more democratic and less biased.
Better ideas and solutions
It is difficult to come together and be immediately open for creative exchange. Some people are afraid of taking risks and making mistakes. Also, ideas may not come at the time of the meeting, but at a later stage. Terragon’s ludic environments help them switch to a co-creation attitude. Participants experience a heightened team spirit.
The online environment allows time for reflection. These experiences result in better ideas and solutions.
Important Data is recorded
Regardless of the quality of a collaboration session, the minutes can be unintentionally biased by the writer or miss important information. That is why in our sessions all the important ideas that emerge are digitally recorded.
Involve all levels of society
To come up with breakthrough solutions and innovations it is necessary to take different perspectives into account.
It is crucial to involve the people at stake. Terragon is designed to easily involve all levels of society. We can also deploy a large-scale collaboration platform to involve the public.
Concrete results
Terragon offers a clear reportage of the process and results. This makes it easy to incorporate the results in your organisation.
Save time and money
Ultimately organisations using Terragon can save significant time, resources and money.

EDUCATION

Education

People around the globe are talking about the need to transform education. They stress the need for more creative, collaborative and engaging learning experiences. Likewise, as society evolves, new competencies in online collaboration are necessary. What educators sometimes lack are the right tools to support teaching new generations.

Terragon Cocreative Learning provides a clear process that facilitates cocreation and learning in groups, by using game mechanisms to engage the students and enhance their learning experience

Supports creative
and collaborative learning
  • features synchronous and asynchronous social interactions
  • builds groups and communities around meaningful topics
  • provides a structured co-creation process
  • bregulates the interactions through facilitators
Provides an engaging
and participatory environment
  • includes game mechanisms (such as storytelling and points)
  • encourages members to engage in rich interactions
  • places the student at the centre of the learning by involving them in the experience itself
Encourages a 21st century style of learning
  • allows for more personalised and autodidactic learning
  • is highly suitable for interdisciplinary learning
  • allows for assessments based on collective recognition
Allows students to experience co-creation
The workplace of tomorrow will certainly involve online collaboration tools. With Terragon, students learn to engage in co-creation process at an early stage.
Suitable for any subject
With our tools students can discuss challenges that can relate to any subject, such as languages, History, Biology, Physics, Business and Management, Geography, Anthropology. It is highly suitable for transdisciplinary subjects such as Environment and Societies, International Studies and Sustainable Development.
Independent learning
Terragon online platform can be used for distance education, to support presential learning, or to fill in productive time without a teacher.

SOLUTIONS

Different projects and situations call for specific co-creation solutions. At the moment we have five solutions that are widely applicable. For special requirements, we can develop tailor-made tools and formats in online and live environments.

ONLINE CO-CREATION

Terragon online co-creation platform allows groups of any size to find solutions for challenges. In this online platform, an administrator can create new challenges and invite participants to follow an online co-creation process. It can be used as many times as needed and at a pace that suits the group and the challenge. The platform can be customised and white-labeled to meet specific needs.

The platform includes: a narrative framework to inspire participants, the creation of anonymous characters with real life characteristics and an online co-creation process. A game currency makes participation more visible and helps pinpoint the most valued ideas.

Game

Stimulate creativity through game narrative and characters

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Structured process to create together

cloud

Give your input, at any time, no matter where you are

Pen

Capture all ideas in the cloud

Anonymous

Anonymous. Feel safe to share ideas without preconceptions

Acnkowledgment

Feel listened and acknowledged for your contributions

Molecular

Funnel the best ideas in a democratic and unbiased way

space

Spaces keep groups in manageable sizes

LIVE CO-CREATION

Terragon live co-creation solution is ideal for organizations facing complex challenges. It provides all the benefits of the online platform. In addition, our expert facilitators design and guide the co-creation process for the specific issue. First, together with the client organization, we explore the challenge and its context. Then, we facilitate the online sessions and help distill the most important results.

For the live gathering, we generate conditions for optimal creativity through exclusive locations, special atmospheres, and game elements. All input is gathered in our online and mobile platforms. At the end of the process, the facilitators harvest what the group has created together and produce a high end reportage. This reportage crystallizes concrete results so they can come to life.

Game

Stimulate creativity through game narrative and characters

Pen

Structured process to create together

cloud

Give your input, at any time, no matter where you are

Pen

Capture all ideas in the cloud

Anonymous

Anonymous. Feel safe to share ideas without preconceptions

Acnkowledgment

Feel listened and acknowledged for your contributions

cloud

Funnel the best ideas in a democratic and unbiased way

Pen

Spaces keep groups in manageable sizes

Magic

Magical atmospheres to get away from your daily life and into a playing mode

Guidance

Professional guidance through the whole process to ensure strong results

reportage

A detailed reportage of the results helps your organization take action

COLLECTIVE CREATIVITY SALONS

The Collective Creativity Salon is a select gathering facilitated by topnotch specialists in the field of collective creativity. It brings together carefully selected hosts from multiple organizations across different sectors to tackle an issue that they have in common. In our experience, the collaborative creative efforts of key players result in highly innovative solutions in a shorter amount of time.

To reach this result we make use of game mechanics, group dynamics, psychology of creativity and insights on collective intelligence. Key to our process is selecting a high profile speaker and handpicking notable stakeholders to co-host the Salon. The Salon uses the Terragon Online and Live mechanisms. Expert co-creation facilitators hold a space where people are free to hold different perspectives. They collect and integrate the solutions and ideas into a high end reportage. This reportage crystallizes concrete results so they can come to life.

Game

Stimulate creativity through game narrative and characters

Pen

Structured process to create together

cloud

Give your input, at any time, no matter where you are

Pen

Capture all ideas in the cloud

Anonymous

Anonymous. Feel safe to share ideas without preconceptions

Acnkowledgment

Feel listened and acknowledged for your contributions

cloud

Funnel the best ideas in a democratic and unbiased way

Pen

Spaces keep groups in manageable sizes

Magic

Magical atmospheres to get away from your daily life and into a playing mode

Guidance

Professional guidance through the whole process to ensure strong results

reportage

A detailed reportage of the results helps your organization take action

chat

High-profile Inspirators share their latest work and insights

CO-CREATIVE LEARNING

Terragon Co-creative Learning is a tool which allows students to engage successfully in 21st century work. It provides a clear co creation process that facilitates creating and learning in groups. At the same time, Terragon uses game mechanisms to engage participants and enhance the learning experience.

Terragon Co-creative Learning includes:

  • an easy to use online co-creation platform
  • a user manual for educators, including live co-creation processes to integrate the online learning in class

Game

Stimulate creativity through game narrative and characters

Pen

Structured process to create together

cloud

Give your input, at any time, no matter where you are

Pen

Capture all ideas in the cloud

Anonymous

Anonymous. Feel safe to share ideas without preconceptions

Acnkowledgment

Feel listened and acknowledged for your contributions

Molecular

Funnel the best ideas in a democratic and unbiased way

space

Spaces keep groups in manageable sizes

Book

Students and teachers can create their own challenges under a topic

PEOPLE

Terragon Co-creation Solutions is the result of over 15 years of experience in diverse fields:games, theatre, board-level strategy and innovation consulting. It combines our backgrounds in collective intelligence and our expertise in blending virtual and live environments.

We saw problems appearing over and over when people meet together to create something, solve a challenge or make decisions. Therefore we developed tools to increase the chances for collective creativity and make the co-creation process much more effective, more productive, and more fun.

Powered by Ahead of the Game, a company that develops games for education, promotion, social change, and business innovation since 2004. We play together with an international team of strategists, conceptual developers, producers, designers, film directors, writers and IT developers.

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Claudia Rodriguez Ortiz
Dragoneyes

Claudia Rodriguez Ortiz is an engineer from MIT (Boston) and a previous scholar from Ecole Polytechnique Centre for Research in Management (Paris). She has over 18 years of experience working on environmental systems, intelligent platforms, strategy, product development and innovation, sustainability, co-creation and games across 10 countries. Terragon The Co-creation Game is at the nexus of all her previous experience: platforms that facilitate collective intelligence to create strategies for a sustainable planet. She believes in mobilising and empowering groups of individuals through fun.


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Minne Belger
Jester

Minne’s background ranges from drama school to conceptual developer, creative director and digital artist. He is at the forefront of combined online/offline/mobile experiences. His extensive client list contains some of the biggest names in games, online architecture and design. He is an avid gamer for over 18 years and a conceptual developer and producer of multiple games. Minne created a host of online and mobile innovations for companies like Warner Bros Interactive, Endemol International, SBS Net, MTV, Interpay, TPG Post, 180 advertising, Heineken, 20 Century Fox, Warner Brothers, and budding internet start-ups.

CONTACTS

TERRAGON CREATIVE SPACE

Osdorperweg 665

1067 SV – Amsterdam

+31 642 7474 26

 

info@terragon.nl

 

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