Category Archives: Generative

Barclays, banking and failure – how to generate new directions through AI.

The Guardian web has just published an article that shows perfectly where several of the key players stand on the ‘Barclays Affair’ and other recent misdeads of the ‘masters of universe.’ “The government is to order a review of the operation of the inter-bank lending rate, or Libor, following revelations of its frequent abuse by Barclays and other banks.┬áThe move follows Ed Miliband’s call for a public inquiry into the “institutional corruption” of the banking industry after a series of banking scandals. A spokeswoman for Downing Street said the review would be independent but that details of who would… Read more
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World Appreciative Inquiry Conference 2012

World Appreciative Inquiry Conference 2012, Ghent. I attended the Conference and a pre-conference AI/Strengths Master Class with David Cooperrider in the two days preceding the conference. There are several webcasts from the Conference really worth viewing. The first is the Conference Opening Keynote speech from Prof. Cooperrider which sets the scene for the three days that followed and also picks up a number of themes from his earlier masterclass, with almost 200 participants. In particular the need to find ways of ‘scaling’ strengths-based approaches to transformation in our cities, organisations and communities and the development of the appreciative models to… Read more
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