Open Space Technology

By Resourcelink | A tool for facilitating conference agenda by empowering the people who are attending the conference to be part of the driving energy in discussing topics and issues by getting the people to set the agenda. Also called also 'unconference'.

Tackling wicked problems : A public policy perspective

Commissioner’s foreword<p>The Australian Public Service (APS) is increasingly being tasked with solving very complex policy problems. Some of these …

Design Thinking

Strategy as a Wicked Problem

Over the past 15 years, I’ve been studying how companies create strategy—the most important responsibility of senior executives. Many corporations, I find, have replaced the annual top-down planning ritual, based on macroeconomic forecasts, with more sophisticated processes. They crunch vast …

Wicked Problems

<i>Wicked Problems</i><p>A wicked problem is one for which each attempt to create a solution changes the understanding of the problem. Wicked problems cannot …

Wicked Problems – Austin Center for Design

Characteristics of Wicked Problems<p>Horst Rittel, one of the first to research wicked problems, references ten characteristics that describe this sort …

Design Thinking

Ten Simple Rules for Organizing an Unconference

Philip E. Bourne, Editor<p>Introduction<p>An academic conference is a traditional platform for researchers and professionals to network and learn about …

nErDcampMI 'unconference' lets teachers learn from each other not from scripted presentations

PARMA, MI – At a time when some might think they're kicking back and relaxing on summer vacation, teachers have converged in the Western School …

Facebook Instant Articles top talk at Google’s #newsgeist un-conference

Imagine a conference in a relatively remote location with an attendance of high-ranking digital journalists, engineers, media CEOs, and start-up …

Ten Simple Rules for Organizing an Unconference

<b>Citation:</b> Budd A, Dinkel H, Corpas M, Fuller JC, Rubinat L, Devos DP, et al. (2015) Ten Simple Rules for Organizing an Unconference. PLoS Comput Biol …

Planning an edcamp Unconference: Doing All of the Little Things

<i>This is the final post in a four-part series on running an edcamp unconference. You can find links to the previous posts at the end of this post.</i><p>Once …

Unconference: Revolutionary professional learning

“Most PD stinks.”<p>That was not the answer I anticipated when I asked Dan Callahan, one of the founders of the edcamp movement in the United States, to …

unConferencing

by Kaliya Young from Unconference.net<br>Click Here for a Downloadable Version<p>The unconference* format creates space for peer-to-peer learning, …

Professional Development

How 'Unconferences' Unleash Innovative Ideas

I have been to a lot of different conferences over the years. Among other things, I have been a panelist at the Brookings Institution, have facilitated discussions at the Clinton Global Initiative, and have given a TEDx talk at a high school here in Cleveland.<p>These events are fun and educational …

A Leader's Concerns: Open Space Technology Articles

<b>A Leader's Concerns</b><p><b>Leaders, managers, opinion leaders -- all have concerns when entering into Open Space. �Should I attend?� �Will people be candid</b> …

Leadership

Healing Two Factions: Open Space Technology Article

<b>Healing Between Two Factions</b><p><b>I would heartily recommend a one or two-day Open Space process. Each time we have used it in parallel situations, the</b> …

Management

Open Space Technology & the Medicine Wheel

Open Space Technology and the Medicine Wheel<p><b>By Birgitt Williams & Larry Peterson</b><p>"Excellence rises from within, it can't be imposed from without. Thus …

Leadership

Open Space

<b>Resources</b><p>Open Space Technology is key to my work. Making it available to others is part of my practice. Here are some resources that I use.<p><b>What is</b> …

Open Space Technology

In my experience open space is based on the belief that we humans are intelligent, creative, adaptive, meaning- and <i>fun</i>-seeking. It sets the context …

Professional Development

What is Open Space Technology?

Just the FAQs<p>What is an Open Space Technology meeting?<p>Open Space Technology has been defined as:<p>a simple, powerful way to catalyze effective working …

Management

Books & Articles

<i>May 18, 2010</i><p>Connect Your Meetings recently published an online article entitled “Open Space Meetings” with the tag line: Sometimes risky, the …

Professional Development

OPEN SPACE TECHNOLOGY

4. THE "RIGHT" QUESTION: How well does your topic match your target audience?<p>It clearly doesn’t make much sense to bring people from all over the …

Management