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  • SpeedWork A sideways look at the implications of speed Ray Poynter, Vision CriticalThe Need for Speed – May 18
  • Who travelled the furthest today?Each table to find out who travelled the furthest.As soon as you work out who that person is, they should stand up.The Need for Speed – May 18
  • Who has the biggest house number?Each personOn your notepad, write your house number – if your house does not have anumber write 0. If you are in a flat, just use the building number.When I call now, show your number to the rest of your table, the one with thehighest number stand up.The Need for Speed – May 18
  • What do the faster systems lose?The Need for Speed – May 18
  • Mental MathsAs soon as you have an answer to the problem below, stand up99 times 21The Need for Speed – May 18
  • Mental MathsAs soon as you have an answer to the problem below, stand up100 times 20The Need for Speed – May 18
  • Carl Friedrich GaussA stressed out teacher tried to distract an eager Gauss by telling him toadd the numbers 1 to 100, 18th CenturyBut he did it in seconds, because the saw the ‘trick’0 + 100 = 1001 + 99 = 1002 + 98 = 100:::::48 + 52 = 10049 + 51 = 100So, 50 sets of 100 = 5000Don’t forget the 50 (we stopped at 49 and 51 remember)Total = 5050The Need for Speed – May 18
  • Bat and BallListen to the question, as soon as you have the answer,write it down and stand up. A man buys a bat and ball Together they cost ₤1.10 The bat costs one pound more than the ball How much does the ball cost?The Need for Speed – May 18
  • Add together the following numbers One thousand Forty One thousand Thirty One thousand Twenty One thousand Ten Write down your answerThe Need for Speed – May 18
  • Three closing thoughts1. Structure can make things faster, especially if things can be done in parallel2. Simplifying can make things faster3. Don’t let System 1 jump in when System 2 is neededThe Need for Speed – May 18
  • The Need for Speed A 360º review of the way speed is changing and shaping businessThe Need for Speed – May 18