Slides and commentary from conferences Tony Quinlan and the Narrate team have attended and spoken at.
It’s a couple of months ago now, but Narrate’s Chief Storyteller, Tony Quinlan, was invited to talk at the fourth UN Data Innovation Learning Lab event, held in Nairobi, Kenya in March 2017. The event focused on “making data meaningful and making the invisible visible“. The video of the talk is available on YouTube here: […]
This week I’m in Singapore at the International Risk and Horizon Scanning Symposium – working with governments to connect Foresight, Policy and Practice. Sometimes that’s about increasing scanning capacity to help with strategic shock, sometimes it’s about looking at underlying trends. We’re running some live experiments – if you’re reading this on 7th/8th July join […]
As promised, here are the slides from last week’s presentation at the Partnership for Peace base in Ankara. The usual caveats apply – I’m not sure how much sense these make without my discussion over the top… Download 001 StratCom narrative presentation – March 2015
A great morning at QCon in London today – speaking on using SenseMaker® to understand user requirements better. I had to rush out the door, so didn’t get to hear Chris Matts and Shane Hastie in the afternoon. As promised, the slides are here: Download 001 SenseMaker® frameworks For those who want to know more […]
Last week saw the last Cynefin and Sense-Making (CSM) courses of the year, Dave and I sharing the presenting/facilitating duties. A full room of different backgrounds and nationalities, which kept everything interesting – lessons and applications getting swapped across sectors and countries. Following up is always a challenge – so much intense material often needs […]
It's been an "interesting" few weeks at breakneck pace, so I'm a bit behind in putting things up. So, catching up bit by bit – here are the slides from the ESRC Learning From Incidents seminar at Southampton University on 15th October, along with some reflections from the morning. Download 002 Learning from Incidents – […]
As promised, here are the slides from Monday's Health Innovation Network presentation at Guy's Hospital. Download 001 London Health in Innovation – September 2014 For those who wanted to contribute and play with SenseMaker®, here's the website: SenseMaker for Health Innovation – demo site Alternatively, download the app for iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch or Android and […]
Dawn over Mexico City, 19th May 2014 It's hard to believe it's already been three weeks, but 19th-21st May, I was part of a conference in Mexico on Soft Power and Public Diplomacy with Wilton Park, a UK government-related agency that organises thought-provoking and timely conferences around international topics. The conference itself was excellent – […]
Thanks to everyone who came out last night despite the hockey game in Toronto to sit in a warm room for the Toronto KM group session. Great questions and interrogation last night as we talked about the various projects and learnings from the past few years of SenseMaker® work in a wide variety of countries. […]
If you’ve always wondered what it was like to contribute to a SenseMaker® project – this could be your lucky week!