No Straight Lines

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Alan Moore argues that by implementing what he calls ‘no straight lines’ logic we can create more relevant and resilient businesses, as well as a more sustainable society.

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No Straight Lines

  1. 1. Making sense of ournon-linear world @Canvas8 @alansmlxl
  2. 2. alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012 The challenge:Be realistic imagine the impossible paris 1968
  3. 3. Transition Transition [is weird]alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  4. 4. the death and life of eco-systems the emergence of a new system trailblazers collapse of system hospicing of old system alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  5. 5. alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012Overwhelmed by complexity
  6. 6. #nhs#sovereign debt#phonehacking #pensions#nokia #kodak #identityalan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  7. 7. complexityOrganisation Social Organisational, social, economic change complexity complexity Economic alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  8. 8. An ambiguous world alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  9. 9. alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  10. 10. System Upgrade alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  11. 11. the Human- OS alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  12. 12. What doestechnology want ? alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  13. 13. OPPORTUNITY FREEDOM EMPOWERMENT MUTUALISM DIVERSITY EFFICIENCY INDEPENDENCE BEAUTYalan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  14. 14. A connective communications membrane wrapping itself around the earthalan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  15. 15. alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012Me, We. Jung re-wiredfor the 21st Century
  16. 16. Ali’s shortest poem“Me We” alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  17. 17. Up Helly Aa Identity + Communitythe social fabric of life = knowable communities alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  18. 18. Identity is deeply networked & interwoven alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012 2011
  19. 19. I + We = why?alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  20. 20. alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012Communication ?
  21. 21. Communionalan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  22. 22. [transendence]Co-created culturealan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  23. 23. alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012Participatory culture
  24. 24. POWERalan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  25. 25. alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2011
  26. 26. When you getinstitutional failure, peoplelearn to get what they need from each other alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  27. 27. alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012A technological revolution…
  28. 28. …or, a social one?alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  29. 29. In the classrooms of our schools, In the waiting rooms of our hospitals, On the floors of our factories, and, in our villages, towns and cities we are no longer content with the current status quo and weHow can we? are asking not what if – but… alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  30. 30. The ‘WHAT’S NEXT’…How do we design better forsocieties, organisations, andcommerce – all at the same time? Social Organisation NEW Economic alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  31. 31. www.no-straight-lines.com | making sense of our non-linear world | 2012The only way of discovering the limits ofthe possible is to venture a little way pastthem into the impossible
  32. 32. www.no-straight-lines.com | making sense of our non-linear world | 2012principles 6 To a best possible future challenges
  33. 33. [1]Ambiguity Learningto deal withan uncertain worldalan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  34. 34. The ‘WHAT’S NEXT’ for FARMINGHow do we remove the acutevolatility and therefore risk ofrunning large scale farms? alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  35. 35. Systems thinking alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  36. 36. The ‘WHAT’S NEXT’ for BUSINESSHow do we discover a newsustaining business model? alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  37. 37. Wisdom to listen deeply, courage to exploreMarkets: participatory, cultural, redistributive alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  38. 38. alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012 [2]Adaptiveness Creating, Collaborating, Critiquing, Communicating

  39. 39. Language to describe our world alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
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  41. 41. Open The default setting is[3] alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  42. 42. alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  43. 43. [4]Participatory cultures & tools alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  44. 44. The ‘WHAT’S NEXT’ for FARMINGHow do we as practioners andusers discover our bestpossible future for ourhealthcare system? alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  45. 45. alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
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  47. 47. alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  48. 48. [5] Craftmanship The maker of civilisation the development of new insight, technique and creativityalan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  49. 49. alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  50. 50. The ‘WHAT’S NEXT’ for VENTURE FUNDINGHow do we create the nextSilicon Valley not as a place but asa platform? That would igniteentrepreneurship and unleashinnovation at an internationalscale? alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  51. 51. The NEXT Silicon Valleyis not a place it’s a platform Surface
signals
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  52. 52. [6] Epic:seek epic wins alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  53. 53. The ‘WHAT’S NEXT’ for UK POVERTYHow do we get 10% of UK’spopulation (6m+) who do not haveany access to credit or a bankaccount access to a bank designedfor them? Meaning no moreloansharking, criminal rates ofinterest, locking 6m into poverty. alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  54. 54. The ‘WHAT’S NEXT’ for HEALTHCAREHow do we create a service tobetter manage people’s chronichealth care? Reducing; wrongdiagnosis, over prescription ofdrugs, clogging up hospitals andspecialist time. | www.no-straight-lines.com | making sense of our non-linear world | 2011 |
  55. 55. The ‘WHAT’S NEXT’ for organisationsHow do we build new operationalcapability, and commercial viabilityby thinking about the organisationas a platform, existing within aneco-system? | www.no-straight-lines.com | making sense of our non-linear world | 2011 |
  56. 56. The ‘WHAT’S NEXT’ for POVERTYHow do we enable 2bn + peoplein poverty to increase theirearnings from $2 to $4 a day byusing mobile communicationstechnology? | www.no-straight-lines.com | making sense of our non-linear world | 2011 |
  57. 57. Embracing ambiguityNSL MODELFORTRANSFORATIONDesigning for the ‘Human OS’ Learning to be adaptive The almost forgotten art of Craftsmanship dynamic resonant system Participatory cultures and tools Openness is resilience alan moore | www.smlxtralarge.com | no straight lines introduction 2012
  58. 58. Come and read No Straight Lines as an Open Access participatory book. http://www.flickr.com/photos/luiginter/4831433640/www.no-straight-lines.com
  59. 59. This is what our participatory browser book looks like
  60. 60. The browser book is open access and designed to be participatory. You can ask questions ofthe author Alan, and you can also leave comments in the social tab. We will ask you to log invia a social account. This is NOT because we want to use your data in any other way than toverify that you are a real person, not a spammer or some deranged individual. We will notshare that data, or sell that data.The only thing we will do is to ask your permission as a means of entry to reading an entirework which took 7 years to produce, without financial payment is to let your friends knowthat you are now reading No Straight Lines.We thought that was fair. If you disagree then let us know.
  61. 61. Or you could add No Straight Lines to yourbookshelf Amazon: http://ht.ly/8CJGm
  62. 62. Or you could add No Straight Lines to yourKindle: http://ht.ly/9lrpQ http://www.flickr.com/photos/edtechie/5384107726/
  63. 63. www.no-straight-lines.comMaking sense of ournon-linear world @alansmlxl

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