No great thoughts today – the upcoming post on how not to restrict necessary feedback is drawing those for the moment. Instead, an observation for those of us who use micro-narrative research for sensemaking and organisational culture. I’m engaged today in starting data exploration and visualisation for a client project. We’re running a big workshop […]
A big thank you to everyone who came along to our workshop last week in Washington, DC. A whistle-stop hour-long session saw us sense-making – gathering about 80 experiences from people and signifying them on the walls (see the photos below), then visiting the Cynefin framework and talking about the implications of complex systems for […]
For three years, Narrate worked closely on a large-scale global organisation transformation programme with an in-house team led by Ken Power. As part of that programme, Tony ran in-house training courses on Cynefin and Complex Facilitation Techniques for dozens of in-house teams; designed SenseMaker projects with Ken; and over time together they created the capacity […]
It’s been long overdue, but I was reminded the other day that in November 2017, I presented at the annual conference for the American Evaluation Association in Washington DC on our use of SenseMaker for UNDP Jordan. [For sensitivity reasons (the project was not yet complete at that point) I couldn’t post his slides from […]
Thanks to the Digital Leadership Meetup team for the recent opportunity to join them. We talked about the need for good feedback, sense-making in working with people – and the vital role of employee narrative research in providing that (in this case, using SenseMaker® software). The slides from the SenseMaking your way into the HR […]
Our CEO and Chief Storyteller, Tony Quinlan, spoke on Thursday 15th November 2018 at the Bangkok workshop on UN Data Literacy. Talking about using ethnography in-field, he discussed projects we’ve undertaken with Cognitive Edge’s SenseMaker tools.