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Thought Leadership

Mariana Mazzucato: Ending the ‘blah blah blah’

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15th Mar 2024
Professor Mariana Mazzucato is ‘on tour’. Here in Australia, the joke that she is the follow-on from Taylor Swift suggests that she has a fan base. And she does. Shapeable is among them. This ‘rockstar’ economist is one of the... read more

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From judgement to care. LifeLine International leads a global movement to decriminalise suicide worldwide.

Published:

15th Feb 2024

Author:

Sheridan Jobbins
Surprising as it may seem, there are 25 countries in the world where attempting suicide remains a crime and a further 27 where the legal framework regarding attempted suicide remains unclear.

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Shining a Light

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22nd Dec 2023

Author:

Sheridan Jobbins

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A Net Zero Navigator to convert knowledge into funding for global action

Published:

4th Dec 2023

Author:

Sheridan Jobbins
It has been an eventful and positive COP28 UAE meeting so far, with many announcements that give momentum to the energy transition, commitments to low income countries, climate finance, and other sustainability systems that include Food & Agriculture, Oceans, Forests,... read more

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Interview: Dr Aaron Eger, The Kelp Forest Alliance

Published:

1st Jun 2023

Author:

Sheridan Jobbins

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Interview with Stephen Johnston: The Power of Collective Intelligence and Collaborative Action.

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29th Mar 2023

Author:

Sheridan Jobbins
By co-founding the global Aging 2.0 network of innovators and orchestrating the digital platform The Collective, Stephen Johnston became a well-known influencer of aging innovation. read more

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Connecting to Change the World

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27th Mar 2023

Author:

Scott David
This review contains a pair of books, Connecting to Change the World (2014), and Connect > Innovate > ScaleUp (2022). They outline the principles, strategies and best practices of collaborative impact networks. They are indispensable for anyone working on systems... read more

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Examples of Shapeable Collaborative Action

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27th Mar 2023

Author:

Sheridan Jobbins
Shapeable’s collaboratives are not only philanthropic but also academic, social and industry sector based. Our hosted environment provides resources for members to record and store collective intelligence; benchmark and visualise data; track progress, trends and best practices on the topics... read more

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Can markets be moved with missions

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23rd Mar 2022

Author:

Stephen Johnston
"How do we go about effectively tackling major complex global challenges such as climate change, rising inequality, obesity and dementia? One thing is for sure, it won’t be with the same mindsets, systems and tools that got us here.

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Models will change the aging world

Published:

10th Nov 2021

Author:

Stephen Johnston
How would we go about harnessing the collective intelligence of hundreds of cities, thousands of organizations, tens of thousands of entrepreneurs, policy-makers, researchers, and millions of individuals and their families to address a significant global challenge? And how indeed, if... read more

Activity Update

Launch - A2 Collective

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20th Feb 2019

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Why a Cognition Management Platform is the new, and smarter, CRM

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19th Mar 2016
We are moving into a deeply exciting age of ‘Intelligent Applications’. As cognitive computing gathers ground, heads of technology need to consider building ‘Cognition Management Platforms’ rather than Customer Relationship Management systems. So how to think about the new infrastructures... read more

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Building a Global Issues Graph for world leaders

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22nd Nov 2015

Author:

Scott David
The use of Graph database technologies will transform the way that businesses and other organisations think about and model their knowledge over the next few years. I was invited by Neo Technologies, who are leading this next generation of database... read more

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Lifelong Machine Learning

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1st Jan 2015

Author:

Scott David
"What don’t you know that you need to know, and how do you know you don’t know? Imagine putting that into a search engine, expecting a coherent answer. The answers we seek are at the core of discovery and learning,... read more

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A data platform for global issue indexes and competitiveness

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3rd Sep 2014

Author:

Scott David
The World Economic Forum produces several Global Indexes each year. They are used by governments, the media, and analysts around the world to benchmark progress and policy opportunities. We built a live data platform to visualise and supply this data... read more

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A new multi-channel webcast experience for a Global Digital Davos

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4th Feb 2013

Author:

Scott David
Live video has been a part of the World Economic Forum’s meetings for some time, with the participation of Swiss TV crews. For the Annual Meeting 2013 we completely rebuilt the online Events experience and its delivery of multi-channel live... read more