• Systems Thinking Resources

    Systems thinking is a discipline used to understand systems to provide a desired effect. It provides methods for "seeing wholes and a framework for seeing interrelationships rather than things, for seeing patterns of change rather than static snapshots." The intent is to increase understanding and determine the point of “highest leverage”, the places in the system where a small changes…

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  • Simulation & Modeling Resources

    Simulation & Modeling Resources Presentations OSCON 2017: Insight Maker – Accelerating innovation and bigger thinking using open source simulation AGILE 2017: Transformational Innovation: How Agile can benefit from systems thinking Featured Tools Insight Maker is a web-based, free open-free simulation platform. Overview of Insight Maker on Kumu Getting Started with Insight Maker Types of Models  Modeling Mindset The Iceberg Method for…

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  • Why is Systems Thinking Important to Innovation?

    Systems Thinking is the process of understanding how things, regarded as systems, influence one another within a whole; it is essentially the system of thinking about systems. Integrating innovation and systems thinking principles to influence how we mature great ideas has four major benefits: 1. Rapid Learning : Understand the Big Picture No product is an island. A product is…

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  • The Iceberg (Worksheet)

    Employing The Iceberg Method to problem-solving will lay a foundation for creating long-term, sustainable solutions.

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