For our Middle-Eastern colleagues we will be in the UAE in July and holding  3 day session in Creative Thinking & Complex Problem Solving. This 3 day interactive course day will provide participants with tools and end-to-end processes incorporating a ... Read More
May 27, 2019Frank Connolly



Stepping into the fog

            Many smart and confident people will tell us what is coming at us from the future and sometimes they will be right, however the reality is that a very healthy percentage of the future is unpredictable. We can foresee and guess many aspects, ... Read More
November 9, 2018Frank Connolly


                  This is the second part of a 3 part post on why innovation is so difficult to enact in the Public Sector.  Part 1 can be found here: Barriers to Public Sector Innovation ... Read More
July 3, 2015Frank Connolly


  Big problems don't always require big solutions. Small things can make a big difference. When we view our issue or opportunity, not in isolation, but as a part of a ... Read More
February 1, 2015Frank Connolly


              Allow me to preface this post with the acknowledgement that I have worked with more "public sector innovators" than anyone else I know. The sector has a great many smart people doing a great many smart things. However ... Read More
January 6, 2015Frank Connolly


Uncertainty & Action are two words not always used in close association. Action usually implies moving forward with intent and some predetermined direction, while Uncertainty usually involves hesitation accompanied with a fervent wish to move away from the uncertainty. There is a ... Read More
July 5, 2014Frank Connolly


"Navigating Complex Issues"  Wednesday April 23 What can we do to draft policy and develop strategy when the goalposts won't stop moving? The world is fast becoming  interconnected, uncertain and complex in ways previously unimagined. Doing ... Read More
February 2, 2014Frank Connolly


  It has been gratifying to see so many focusing on embracing the uncertainty of the future and start to design and navigate their way forward instead of looking into the rear view mirror for ... Read More
December 19, 2013Frank Connolly


Doing business in Government is getting tougher ... The world is fast becoming interconnected, more uncertain and increasingly complex in ways previously unimagined. Coupled with the demand to consistently do more with less, the challenge dramatically increases. We know that the ... Read More
October 24, 2013Frank Connolly


The world is fast becoming interconnected, more uncertain and increasingly complex in ways previously unimagined. Doing business, whether it be Public or Private is getting tougher ... Organisations are struggling to keep pace with this complexity and require more contemporary skills ... Read More
October 2, 2013Frank Connolly