• Blog Post

    Behaving like a system?

    We have been working in partnership with Collaborate and Coventry City Council, to look at preconditions for systems change in 'place' - i.e. a defined geographical area.  Exploring, what are the behaviours that will make systematic change...

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    Knowledge Hub: Bid Development Day

    What does ‘information’ really mean; what is the value of data and what structures are we willing to work within? These questions and others were raised at the Bid Development Day held at Lift Islington. On 19th November people from...

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    The complexity of severe and multiple disadvantage

    Complexity theory is the study of systems containing potentially large numbers of unique parts, which interact with and adapt to each other over time. In this new paper, Greg Fisher of Synthesis explores what complexity theory can offer to...

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    The Lives Behind the Numbers

    Twelve stories. All from people who live on the hard edges of society. All from people who have faced hardship so extreme, you listen and can’t help to wonder how they are sitting in front of you today. All with aspirations. All with...

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