Human Values Blog

Human Values is a collaborative design framework for anyone looking to put humans at the centre of their designs

A resource that provides guidance for designing ethically humane digital products through patterns focused on user well-being.

Human Values PDF CoverThe full human values report is available here, and contains everything you need to know.

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The resources below show how you can use the Human Values Framework alongside traditional design frameworks.

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OKRs and human values
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Lean UX and Values
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Prince 2 and Values
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Double Diamond and Values


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Toolkit Guide

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Human Value Idea Canvas

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Value ethics cards

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Value flash cards

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News & Events

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Human values at WebSci conference

Introducing our workshop at WebSci 2021, June 21st – 22nd, 2021

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Policy in Practice Fund: An internet optimised for human values

We are excited to announce that we successfully received funding from NESTA’s Policy in Practice: Next Generation Internet Fund.

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Publications & Media

Research, papers and publications written by the Human Values team.

Human Values White Paper

This white paper proposes a framework to understand human values in a digital age.

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R&D Explains

One of a series of videos produced by BBC R&D to discuss the Human Values vision.

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Human Values Booklet

Written by Lianne Kerlin, with contributions from ……

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