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Thanks for sending this descriptive pointer, Russell.  My browser balks at
the server, unfortunately.  I wanted to experience the survey.  Do I need a
membership?

On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 4:39 PM, russell_c <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> For your information
>
> If anyone is interested in seeing or experiencing the Cognitive Edge
> SenseMaker approach first hand then the following (below) may be of
> interest.
>
> This is *not* the project I have been working on (mentioned some time ago)
> -- which we have just finished the design of and await the 'go' signal from
> the organisation in question before releasing it to the public.
>
> However, I note there are some similarities with this research project --
> and a run through this will give an indication of how the SenseMaker data
> collection approach works.
>
> It seems results will be available in due course.
>
> The topic puts it in the VSM System 4 space, although some consider the
> SenseMaker approach mainly a System 3* tool. I'd be interested in any
> comments or opinions on this
>
> regards
> Russell
> .
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 9:14 PM
> Subject: Foresight & crowd sourcing - an opportunity
> To: [log in to unmask]
>
>
>    [image: Cognitive Edge] <http://www.cognitive-edge.com/>
>
>
>
> Hi Russell
>
> We (Cognitive Edge) would be really grateful if you would be prepared to
> share your thoughts, fears and hopes about the current state of the world
> post the financial crisis. What are the implications for public service? How
> will our institutions adapt? What will be important for the public service
> in the future? What is going to happen to public service anyway?
>
> We want your micro-narratives, your mini-scenarios as part of a crowd
> sourcing project. Anyone who participates can have access to the data,
> results will be published here. Basically you click here<http://72.167.189.5/Project/index.gsp?projectID=RAHS>and contribute your ideas, then you
> *signify* their meaning. The signifier (or index) set was produced in
> conjunction with experts in strategic foresight. We want to demonstrate the
> power of networks, the ability of the voice of the person on the
> metaphorical Clapham Omnibus, Jo Public (or whatever yiyr cultural phrase
> is) to stand up there with the views of experts. One is not better than the
> other, we need both!
>
> Also we want them fast - as many as you can over the next couple of days.
> The first report will come out on Sunday, then more over next week. Please
> participate please pass this on in your blog, Twitter, Facebook, emails
> lists or good old word of mouth.
>
> Thank you!
> From the Cognitive Edge Teamwww.cognitive-edge.com
>
>
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