Monthly Archives: June 2014

Design Patterns for Smarter Cities

It is counterintuitive, but as Wired says, building more roads increases traffic. How can we do better? On a wall at Xerox Services in Los Angeles there is a photo of Sepulveda Grade packed with cars from the 1950’s and 1960’s. As a colleague observed … Continue reading

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Hunters to Collaborators: Transitioning to Agile Organizations

When edge cases become typical they signal transitions. Then we need new thinking for real understanding. Edge cases are usually rare and far from the norm. They can challenge and inform how we think. They come up in answering even simple seeming questions on our project, which is developing analytics for … Continue reading

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Augmented Intelligence for Extreme Teams

Really difficult challenges require extreme performance by great teams. In sports we celebrate the performance of extremely effective teams. In music we celebrate extremely accomplished bands and groups. Images of extreme performance teams in our culture include photos of mission control for Apollo 13 … Continue reading

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