Four reasons why your process introduction may have failed

You've come up with the perfect process, written a summary document which explains what people must do at each stage and got the go-ahead from your boss! Fast forward to three months later and your colleagues haven't read your document, some are still working through back doors to get things done and an annoying few are ignoring the new process completely.  Here are four reasons why it might not have gone to plan...

Attractors in the dating industry

We could approach dating as the problem of whittling down seven billion people to one we want to partner with. The rise of technology has produced new ways of finding this person - from swiping and 'liking' to artificial intelligence algorithms capable of matching based on similarities. In this posts I'm going to apply ideas … Continue reading Attractors in the dating industry

Systems Thinking, Complexity Thinking and Anthro-Complexity

I had another trip to Amsterdam this month to attend Dave Snowden's course: Cynefin and Sense-Making. I'll be making a series of posts about what I learnt. I'll start by comparing systems thinking and complexity thinking and by giving an introduction to the field of study that Dave is calling Anthro-Complexity. In systems thinking, analysis of … Continue reading Systems Thinking, Complexity Thinking and Anthro-Complexity