The Cynefin Co are delighted to announce that Dave Snowden and Beth Smith will be in Australia this July and August 2022 for a series of events and workshops, hosted in partnership with the Cynefin Center Australia and Complexability. Overall, the trip is built around a theme of community engagement in sharing lived experiences and […]
For the first blog in this mini-series in which I interview Beth Smith, click here. Beth’s interview focused more on specific case study projects, some of which I’ve compiled as part of Citizen Engagement & Democratic Innovation programme’s case studies. So dive into some diverse case studies to get some inspiration for what your own […]
From the valleys of Wales, to the streets of Malmö, and townships in Cape Town, The Cynefin Company has been on a journey through all kinds of wonderful citizen engagement projects and now we’d like to share our stories and learnings with you. I’ve compiled some of the Citizen Engagement & Democratic Innovation programme’s diverse […]
If you want to take a shortcut, this blog is launching an explainer on vector theory of change—a theory of change for complex systems. *** Imagine standing at the base of a mountain. As you look up, the mist rises into a thick fog obscuring the terrain in front of you. You’re holding a map […]
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It has been a curious, if interesting week with a more or less perfect ending this afternoon. It has however been busy and I’ve clocked up some very long days starting before 0600 and rarely finishing before 2000. the reason is the series of sprints that we initiated to get the wiki populated on core […]
In 2020, when we started realising the the full scope of the crisis around the COVID19 pandemic and the accompanying social and economic disruptions, Cognitive Edge, and in particular Dave Snowden, Director of the Cynefin Centre and our Chief Scientific Officer realised the need to publish a basic guide to help people make sense of […]
My weekend was disrupted, but in a good way and no it wasn’t that Wales defeated Scotland in what we are calling the year of the Red-slam; we assume the English team we face in a fortnights time are already drawing lots as to who will receive a red card. Normally I would have been in Edinburgh […]
For those who don’t know Wikipedia is twenty years old tomorrow. It started in 2001 and I became an active editor five years later, User ID 1,988,889 which is the year it celebrated its millionth article and it is now well over fifty million. I’ve got a little obsessed by the thing and have now edited […]
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