welcome
cartLogin
Dave Snowden
To the ENO last night for a production of Norma by way of a client meeting just south of Cambridge. I’ve grown more fond of Bel Canto opera over the years. Curiously Mary Gentle’s wonderful fantasy The Black Opera gave me a new perspective on the period. For those unfamiliar the term was coined by […]
Read More
Dave Snowden
Excessive travel, even by my standards over the last two months have resulted in a neglect both of mountain walking and cultural events.  The former I hope to correct with some intensive sessions in the Brecon Beacons and Snowdonia over the next six weeks; I have a new ice axe to play with so the […]
Read More
Dave Snowden
My last full day in Australia before flying back to the UK tomorrow and it was pretty packed.  The seminar Simon and I had run the previous week generated a lot of interest and I had follow through meetings before repeating the social sector event from Brisbane.  For the evening I planned to go to […]
Read More
Dave Snowden
This evening I went to the opening night of Donizetti's Maria Stuarda at the Royal Opera House,  It's a powerful example of the Bel Canto style and the confrontation between Joyce Didonato as Maria and Carmen Giannattasio as Elisabetta at the end of Act II was everything I hoped for.  In rehearsals for the first […]
Read More
Dave Snowden
A family trip to part of two of what can only be described as a reimagining of Tolkien's Hobbit.  To be clear up front I enjoyed it, but then I had set my expectations in a very different way from Lord of the Rings.  There Jackson had promised to tell the story in film and […]
Read More
Dave Snowden
Driving out of London and home last night was a tedious business and it was after midnight before we made it.  I abandoned any idea of unpacking as I had an 0719 train back to London.  Maybe I should have stayed up that night, but then with a day trip to Amsterdam and the need […]
Read More
Dave Snowden
Yesterday was entirely encompassed by travel starting with an early morning flight from Seattle to New York and ending with an overnight to London after a six hour layover.   The security line at Seattle was briefly held up when the TSA official decided to engage me in a conversation about weight loss, having looked […]
Read More
Dave Snowden
Yesterday was an interesting if packed day.  I landed from Ohio by way of New York had a quick shower in arrivals then up to Oxford for a meeting on our new approach to scenario planning.  More on that mid week and a chance to take part in an experiment on the privacy issue next […]
Read More
Dave Snowden
For those who don't know (and shame on you if you didn't) we have just seen the bicentenary of Wagner's birth.  Now I do my best to manage travel around the World to match my two great aesthetic passions namely Welsh Rugby and Wagnerian Opera.  I saw the full Ring Cycle this year in Berlin […]
Read More

About the Cynefin Company

The Cynefin Company (formerly known as Cognitive Edge) was founded in 2005 by Dave Snowden. We believe in praxis and focus on building methods, tools and capability that apply the wisdom from Complex Adaptive Systems theory and other scientific disciplines in social systems. We are the world leader in developing management approaches (in society, government and industry) that empower organisations to absorb uncertainty, detect weak signals to enable sense-making in complex systems, act on the rich data, create resilience and, ultimately, thrive in a complex world.
ABOUT US

Cognitive Edge Ltd. & Cognitive Edge Pte. trading as The Cynefin Company and The Cynefin Centre.

© COPYRIGHT 2022. 

Social Links: The Cynefin Company
Social Links: The Cynefin Centre
linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram