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Think2Impact - Background, Need and Vision

Think2Impact is a collaborative global platform for applied Systems Thinking, designed and developed to help people across the world take a more holistic approach to problem solving and build sustainable solutions. For more info: www.think2impact.org
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Transcript of Think2Impact - Background, Need and Vision

Systems Thinking in a knowledge economy
The need for systems thinking
What are Evolutionary Learning Labs?
Policy design for child safety in Yokohoma
Global Impact
Challenges
The thinking behind Think2Impact
Understanding limitations and challenges
Varied view points

Limited learning

Inability to relate

Limited showcase and demonstration

Limited application

Breaking the business inertia

Technology barrier

Knowledge barrier

Command and control culture

How bridges the gap
A collaborative global platform for Applied Systems Thinking
Think2Impact
The anatomy of
Managing tree density in the Rangelands of Northern Queensland, Australia
ELLab for Systems Education, time planning and management skills at University of Adelaide, Business School
Ghana: Labour saving Innovations for women in Agriculture, Sub Sahara Africa
Vietnam: Sustainable Management of the Cat Ba UNESCO Biosphere
ELLab for Integrated Systemic governance of Haiphong
Labour saving innovations for women in small scale agriculture
The knowledge economy - increasing complexity of knowledge
The current reductionist approach to problem solving cannot address the challenges of a dynamically evolving world
Impact of technology and communication
Increased stakeholders in every context
Global interdependency
A unique synergy of academic rigour and real world application of Systems Thinking
An effective and adaptable framework for Systems Thinking
A model that has impacted problem solving in global contexts
Demonstrated success in different scenarios
Design a platform that educates and propagates systems thinking based on the ELLabs framework
Understand limitations and challenges around the current Ellabs delivery approach
Identify optimal interventions to overcome the challenges
Combine design, management and technology to build a comprehensive eco-system on the ELLabs framework
An online platform that is globally scalable
Teach, relate & demonstrate
A hub to share information and accelerate collaboration
Facilitate accountability and impact tracking
Global Impact of ELLabs
Using systems to effect change
Taking the ELLabs framework to a global platform
ELLabs - Challenges & Opportunities
Evolutionary Learning Labs
SCALABILITY
OUTREACH/ PARTICIPATION
UTILIZATION
CAPACITY BUILDING
KNOWLEDGE SHARING
ACCOUNTABILITY & TRACKING IMPACT
Opportunities
The evolution of Think2Impact
Insights into our thinking and design journey
SCALABILITY
UTILISATION
CAPACITY BUILDING
KNOWLEDGE SHARING
ACCOUNTABILITY & TRACKING IMPACT
RESISTANCE TO SYSTEM ADOPTION
Users Engagement
GOVERNMENT
SOCIAL
ORGANISATIONS
EDUCATIONAL
PARTNERS
ENTREPRENEURIAL
SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS
Systems Experts
Systems Practitioners
Consultants
Policy Makers
Government departments
Administrators and Planners
Aid Agencies
Funding Agencies
Local/ issue based communities
Corporations
Consulting firms
Enterprises
Educators
Students
Schools and Universities
Strategic Partners
Financial Partners
Startups
Social entrepreneurial initiatives
Small and medium scale enterprises
Mentor projects
Offer consulting services
Profiling
Collaboration and knowledge sharing
Validate policies
Track and assess impact of policies
Design effective/ sustainable programs and policies
Optimise implementation model
Gather insights from case studies
Execute projects
Plan sustainable policies
Collaborate with experts
Build capacity for finding sustainable solutions
Showcase Corporate Social Responsibility
Customise the T2I platform for specific needs
Access faculty development programs
Collaborative research
Showcase systems thinking R&D
Mentor projects
Online platform to publish courses
Become early adopters
Shape the way Think2Impact will evolve
Problem solving
Product/ service innovation
Social responsibility
Business planning
PHASE I
PHASE II
PHASE III
Build an
online platform
based on the ELLabs model, focused at
bridging the gaps
in systems adoption at a
global
level
Understand the systems thinking landscape

Assess the Ellabs delivery model

Analyse system and user behaviour

Map real-time experiences to online interfaces

Explore technology options

Prototype

User testing
Provide a real workshop experience. Virtually.

Minimise loss in translation

Enhance user understanding

Universal design

Balance simplicity and complexity
Build
dynamic community
around Think2Impact that facilitates
global collaboration
on applied systems thinking across
various domains
Engage early adopters

Understand how they interact with each other

Develop the platform to facilitate and amplify these
engagements

Build cases by solving real problems

Build smarts and refine platform to stay simple and intelligent

Constantly keep a pulse on what is adding value
Build diverse communities through
constant engagement

Identify strategic partners

Balance smart and simple

Facilitate buy-in
Emerge as a
multidimensional
one stop
global hub
for systems thinking and adoption
Innovate and emerge as a one stop hub for systems thinking

Introduce E-commerce

Match investors and financial institutions with relevant projects

Integrate with emergent problem solving mechanisms( crowdsourcing, Big Data, Gamification)

Innovative and accelerated learning methods

Apply to a diverse range of contexts and problems
Multiple projects can run simultaneously
with Think2Impact
OBJECTIVE
ACTION
PLAN
DESIGN
PRINCIPLES
OBJECTIVE
ACTION
PLAN
DESIGN
PRINCIPLES
OBJECTIVE
ACTION
PLAN
DESIGN
PRINCIPLES
The Roadmap for Think2Impact
How bridges the gap
How bridges the gap
How bridges the gap
How bridges the gap
How bridges the gap
AUSTRALIA
JAPAN
GHANA
VIETNAM
Increase adoption and application of the ELLabs framework
Facilitate greater involvement and collaboration across the global systems thinking community
Establish a dedicated eco-system for systems thinking
Understand leverage areas with other systems ( gamification, big data, consulting, social media and crowd sourcing) to expand the horizons of the applicability of the framework
Learning Academy
Customised Virtual and blended learning models
Learning Academy
Projects/ Workshops
Knowledge Hub
Projects Hub
Virtual workshops
Impact Tracker
Access projects and global innovations in systems thinking
Increase research and development
Social business model for long term sustenance (commercialisation vs socio-economic impact)
Accreditations and strategic partnerships
Promote, champion and showcase global impact and adoption
Think2Impact
Thank you!

Creation of new Businesses
IDENTIFY ISSUES AND GATHER PEOPLE'S UNDERSTANDING AND MENTAL MODELS
BUILD CAPACITY
DEVELOP A SYSTEMS MODEL
EXPLORING PATTERNS AND RELATIONSHIPS
INTEGRATED SYSTEMIC MANAGEMENT PLAN
IMPLEMENT SYSTEMIC MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES
REFLECTION
Stakeholders'
Mental Models
Systems Structure
Patterns & Relationships
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5
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7
Bayesian Network Modelling
- How to achieve the leverage points that women farmers identified as the most important factors that will improve their lives
> Form Cooperative Groups
> Investment for Mechanisation
> Capacity building
> Eco-friendly pesticides
> Vaccination Program
> Health education
> Produce branding
> Diversify produce
> Improve quality
> Cheap Transport
to Markets
WORK PRESSURE
HEALTH
INCOME
Environmental
Economic
Social
Cultural
Enhancing the reputation of the School for Systems Design & Management, Keio University
Sustainable Tourism for the alleviation of poverty
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