A tenet of design thinking is that making visual representations and prototypes facilitates communication of concepts and ideas. The goal of data visualisation design is to communicate information in a clear and compelling manner that conveys the impact of the true meaning behind the data.
Managing strategic uncertainty in organisations requires you to develop your view of your possible, plausible, probable and preferable future. Developing strategic foresight requires asking better questions, recognising your unconscious biases, and collaborating with a well-informed crowd of super-forecasters.
The future is already here, its just not evenly distributed. If you want to experience the future, and develop strategic foresight, Japan is always a great place to start. From fashion to technology, market research in Japan always yields strong insights. TeamLab are designing the future of human computer interaction.
An organisation's capability to understand and anticipate disruption is critical. Success can be achieved through being either a leader or a follower when it comes to delivering sustaining innovation, but first mover advantage is undeniable at that point when the basis of competition turns, when disruption occurs.
To thrive in turbulent times requires innovation and agility, both of which demand collaboration. And one of the most significant barriers to collaboration within established organisations is that information and knowledge have long been hoarded as sources of personal power. This tendency to hoard information and to protect fiefdoms are practices that run contrary to the logic of newly pervasive networking technologies such as social media and open innovation platforms. Such technologies are challenging attitudes about the ownership and the sharing of information and intellectual property, worldviews that have underpinned our collective interactions for centuries. The Guggenheim opened an innovative exhibition last month which allows visitors to...