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A New Board Game For Public Servants  Just over a year ago, I was briefed on one of the most interesting design challenges of my career.

A New Board Game For Public Servants 

The ask came from Policy Horizons Canada, an innovation lab within the Government of Canada, who aimed to create a serious board game that would enable public servants to learn and practice foresight. Through a highly collaborative process, our team of futurists, strategists, and designers at Idea Couture worked with Policy Horizons Canada to develop IMPACT: A Foresight Game. The objective of foresight is not to predict the future, but to prepare for many futures. That's what makes a game such an ideal medium for learning foresight thinking.

In more linear formats, such as a films or novels, the narrative is static. In Impact, each player takes on the role of a character with a unique job from the future and a set of preferred future conditions that will make their job secure and prosperous. Sri Lanka to use foresight tools in national planning. ECONOMYNEXT – The Sri Lankan government has started work on using new scientific forecasting tools in national planning with support from world leaders in the field like Denmark and Malaysia.

Sri Lanka to use foresight tools in national planning

Niroshan Perera, State Minister for National Policies and Economic Affairs, said the new tools will be used for planning to make Sri Lanka “the most open and competitive economy in south Asia.” The country faced numerous constraints with an economy immersed in debt, ethnic and social issues yet to be solved with consensus and climatic challenges, he said. The Systems Thinker – Social Change Archives - The Systems Thinker. The Systems Thinker – Social Change Archives - The Systems Thinker. The Systems Thinker – The Systems Thinker - Diagramming for development 2 - Exploring interrelationships: 3.3 Multiple cause diagram - OpenLearn - Open University - TU875_1.

Definition Multiple cause diagrams show the various causes of a certain event or situation and the relationships between the variables.

Diagramming for development 2 - Exploring interrelationships: 3.3 Multiple cause diagram - OpenLearn - Open University - TU875_1

They show causal chains of why something has occurred. SenseMaker® The Change Handbook. Future Workshop - ProWork. The concept of Future Workshops goes back to the ideas of Robert Jungk on how to involve people directly affected by political decisions into the decision-making process and was first published in Future Workshops: How to Create Desirable Futures, by Robert Jungk and Norbert Mullert (Institute for Social Inventions, UK, 1987).

Future Workshop - ProWork

While the authors see an application of this method in all fields of society, they themselves concentrate in their work mostly on communities and political action groups. What is it? Futures toolkit for policy-makers and analysts. Futures Toolkit beta. Foresight Tools. Participatory Strategy In a world of abundant data, ubiquitous social media, and participatory platforms—where impossible futures can become overnight realities—traditional strategic planning tools are ripe for transformation.

Foresight Tools

More » Learning Journeys: Experience the Future As William Gibson famously said, “The future is already here, it’s just not evenly distributed.” Tools For Leadership And Learning: Building A Learning Organization. Building A Learning Organization - PDF Version (1.08 MB)* Table of Contents Foreword As Champion of the National Managers' Community, I am proud to present the third edition of Tools for Leadership and Learning.

Tools For Leadership And Learning: Building A Learning Organization

This publication represents various tools and practices that are being used by managers and practitioners throughout the public service. They help us to build our capacity to understand and master the changing roles that come with a knowledge-based economy and society. Tools For Leadership And Learning: Building A Learning Organization. Tools For Leadership And Learning: Building A Learning Organization. Facile - Facilitator's Reference Guide. Tools For Leadership And Learning: Building A Learning Organization. Facile - Facilitator's Reference Guide. Facile…the art of cultivating leadership moments. Glossary%20of%20Terms. ByoStories. "Living in zero gravity for extended duration can really take toll on my lustrous locks.

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ByoGrow lets me put hair to 'sleep' when in space so I can 'wake it up' when back home! " Vladimir Kaptsov, ISS crew member "Brian and I knew we wanted another baby and adoption is a little last year. I knew it was time to try for our own and ByoBaby helped me bring two gorgeous, healthy, perfect twins into this fabulous new world. " Angie, mother of 6 "Donations for Haiti were pouring in, but we didn't know how best to put the funds to good use, to help keep those poor people alive. Lucy Monroe, activist "I was starting to go bald, but I was up for this role that required me to have a full head of hair. Dutch Lander, television actor "We worried for our grandson. Liz, grandmother "When we were trapped in that godforsaken mine, after the second week we knew we were going to run out of air. Tomas Vargas, rescued miner. Global Calculator shows how the world can 'prosper' while tackling climate change. 28 Jan 2015, 07:20Simon Evans The world's population could live a prosperous, European-style lifestyle by 2050 at the same time as avoiding dangerous climate change, according to a new Global Calculator developed by the UK's Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC).

Global Calculator shows how the world can 'prosper' while tackling climate change

The online tool shows how global prosperity can increase, even as emissions fall by 60 per cent from current levels in line with climate targets. This feat, according to the calculator, would require a series of massive changes to how we use energy, such as a shift from fossil fuels towards nuclear and renewables, and much wider use of electric heat and transport. Handouts. Infinite Futures: Sign in. Log in to Horizons - Connexion à Horizons. UNDP Global Centre for Public Service Excellence. Handouts. Materials. Quelle industrie dans 10 ans ? Value Proposition Design by Alexander Osterwalder. Create and share visual ideas online. Scenario Archetypes.

Ftshwawaii - MBS - Mt Eliza. We can’t predict the future, but it is very possible to anticipate it.

ftshwawaii - MBS - Mt Eliza

As we turn our minds to emerging issues, it is possible to map the future and better understand the world we live in. This is what we mean by futures thinking: giving meaning to the future. Leading international futurists Dr Robert Burke and Dr Sohail Inyatullah, who regularly deliver this program, are taking it global in 2015, beginning with a special five-day event in Honolulu. To give the program a powerful Asia-Pacific focus, they will be joined by renowned futures thinkers and strategists Professor James Dator and John Sweeney from the Hawaii Research Center for Futures Studies.

Together, they will advance your thinking on such emerging issues as: How 3D printing might challenge manufacturing in the Asia-Pacific region? Shell Let's Go. OEC: The Observatory of Economic Complexity. Pantheon - Visualizations. OEC: The Observatory of Economic Complexity. Sigma Scan - Home.