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Foresight & crowd sourcing - an opportunity

By Dave Snowden  ·  March 11, 2010  ·  Requests

We (Cognitive Edge) would be really grateful if you would be prepared to share your thoughts, fears and hopes about the current state of the world post the financial cris. What are the implications for public service? How will our institutions adapt? What will be important for the public service in the future? What is going to happen to public service anyway?

We want your micro-narratives, you mini-scenarios as part of a crowd sourcing project. Anyone who participates can have access to the data, results will be published here....

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Help wanted in next twelve hours

By Dave Snowden  ·  November 12, 2009  ·  Requests

We are creating a new public asset with a narrative database on knowledge management. This is linked to upcoming KM conferences and will be prototyped for a month or so before it becomes available to the wider community. Any contributions to the initial design in the next 12 hours (I know, I have been busy, sorry) would be appreciated. You can look at the file (this assumes some knowledge of SenseMaker™ design) or just provide ideas about any of the following:

  • Core concepts and ideas in KM
  • Questions you would like to ask about...

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From the scent of lemons to the odour of decay

By Dave Snowden  ·  September 10, 2009  ·  Requests


P9080066.JPG My three days of deep intellectual stimulation are over and I have moved from a palace on Lake Garda (see picture) to a Days Inn in Hounslow which is a aesthetic transition of some magnitude. The scent of lemons to a a mixed odour of decay that you get in cheaper London Hotels. I wasn't able to blog from the event today as I had to prepare and give my own presentation which I will summarise in the next few days - I want to put a bit of thought into it, over and above the presentation itself.

Probably the key point is that we can't...

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Garden project - an invitation

By Dave Snowden  ·  June 4, 2009  ·  Requests

P1010200.JPG A great opportunity for all of you out there to tell a story about your garden, contribute to tree planing and use the new SenseMaker™ V3.0 Collector and Auditor modules. The project allows you to tell stories about your garden and also to comment on some generic garden types. It's an innovation project which was initiated by Ferro (who have several Cognitive Edge practitioners) in the Netherlands, but is international in scope. Its an open project and one euro will be donated to plant a tree for every contributor so pass this on...

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Third party request for help

By Dave Snowden  ·  April 12, 2009  ·  Requests

Walter Derzko is looking for examples of businesses that have started in the recession or have seized opportunities. More details below, if anyone has any then comment here (I will advise Walter to monitor) or email here.

Hi David,

I was wondering if you could please circulate this notice to your network of colleagues.

I’m about 3 weeks away from submitting my manuscript to the publisher, and I’m looking for more examples of business that were started in the recession or that have seized opportunities resulting from the...

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