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Methods, Mindsets & Tools

About Huddle

Huddle is a design research firm specializing in collaborative approaches service, policy, and program development and innovation.

Through our inclusive and iterative co-design process, we help to:

✓   Facilitate team-based collaboration

✓   Support meaningful & productive public engagement



Incorporating diverse perspectives is increasingly required, but often falls short of expectations. Huddle’s approach to collaboration and engagement harnesses productive tension, and offers a structured, creative alternative to traditional engagement and collaboration approaches.

About Joseph

Joseph is a social scientist by training. He helps public and public-interest organizations to co-imagine and co-design innovative and inclusive public policies, services, and programs.

Joseph has held research positions at Sinai Health System's Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, and Ryerson University’s Department of Psychology. He is also the founder of the award-winning communications consultancy CONNECT, and is a Master’s student specializing in health policy at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto.

Joseph is currently a member of the Society of Service Innovation Professionals, and the Canadian Research Network for Care in the Community, and is an occasional blogger at the Huffington Post and the Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP).