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Stories of transformation


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This is an overview of just some of the stories contained in No Straight Lines

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Stories of transformation

  1. 1. Stories of Transformationin No Straight Lines
  2. 2. Insanely ambitiousAlan’s perspective as someone In short, it takes a systemswho has worked with many approach, or general equilibriumbusinesses over the years as we might describe it inprovides interesting examples economics. Moore presents theof successful change to work on current array of economic andthe basis of more (financially, social problems as a designsocially, environmentally) challenge, where what is beingsustainable principles. redesigned is the organisation of society as a whole. Insanely ambitious, but I rather like that. Diane Coyle, economist, author of The Economics of Enough
  3. 3. ‘Anyone worried about Alan Moore haswhere business is going captured what isin today’s chaotic world happening, but more– and everyone importantlyconcerned with where it provides prescriptionsshould be going – must for what individuals,read No Straight Lines. companies, and society should do about it to create a better world’. Jo Pine, Co-author, The Experience Economy and Infinite Possibility.
  4. 4. The story of a System Upgrade
  5. 5. to the Human-OS
  6. 6. the story ofI + We = why?How we make context and meaning, through the webs of relationships and how wederive value from those relationships and connections are central to human beings.
  7. 7. shapeThe story of how our networked worldwith its new Human OS is changing the shape of our post industrial future.
  8. 8. Stories of our post industrial future
  9. 9. The story of Yeo Valley Farms. From industrial farming to working with nature for a more sustainable and profitable
  10. 10. The story of how communicationstechnology is helping Indian farmerslive a more sustainable and resilientlife. The story of the e-choupal.
  11. 11. The story of new manufacturing capability The story of new manufacturing capability
  12. 12. The story of new manufacturing capability
  13. 13. The story of rapidly building a crisis management platformthrough open innovation, mashups and open source software. The story of new organizational capability. The NGO of the future.
  14. 14. The story of creating better hospitalswhere people recover from surgery quickerwith the use of fewer drugs. Designing for the needs of humanity not utility
  15. 15. story of how to create aservice to better managepeople’s chronic health care.Reducing; wrong diagnosis, overprescription of drugs, cloggingup hospitals and specialist time.And, without costing the earth.
  16. 16. The story of the power ofparticipatory cultures
  17. 17. The story of the incrediblepossibilities of a mobile societyand the six immutable laws ofmobile business
  18. 18. The story of theexciting possibilitiesto learning in anetworked world.
  19. 19. story of how cities and civic space canfunction more cooperatively and effectively.The story how to design for sustainable andresilient civic space.
  20. 20. The story of creating learning spaces for people tothrive in. The story of Westminster academy.
  21. 21. The story of systemic change of the Nova Scotiahealth system. A human story of transformationthrough participatory leadership.
  22. 22. The story of systems design in business.The story of the axeness of an axe
  23. 23. The story of how do we get 10% ofUK’s population (6m+) who do nothave any access to credit or a bankaccount access to a bank designedfor them? Meaning no moreloansharking, criminal rates ofinterest, locking 6m into poverty.
  24. 24. The story of democratising financial capital Surface signals
  25. 25. The story of the need for well designed innovation
  26. 26. The story of a new literacy to describehow to hack the future
  27. 27. For the collective good‘Alan Moore is a visionary, Henry Jenkins,someone who takes concepts from Author Convergence Culture:many sources and finds the Where Old and New Media Collide.previously hidden relationshipbetween them. Provost Professor of Communication, Journalism, and Cinematic Arts, USCHe has a firm grasp of the changes Annenberg School for Communicationwhich are reshaping our world,always pointing towards a moreparticipatory, cooperative,reciprocal model of what oursociety might look like’.
  28. 28. Hey there’s a hell of greatuniverse next door – lets go!e.e. cummings
  29. 29. Add No Straight Lines to your bookshelfAmazon:
  30. 30. Or you could add No Straight Lines to yourKindle:
  31. 31. sense of ournon-linear world @alansmlxl