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From Musical Concepts to Unusual Suspects

  • September 1, 2014

By Jon Huggett, Chair of SIX

Welcome to The Unusual Suspects Festival in London 2014!

We hope you make unlikely connections for social change. 35 partner organisation are collaborating to create 28 events, all backed by the Social Innovation Exchange,Collaborate, and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.

The Unusual Suspects is a festival of social innovation and collaboration, so we have tried to make it:
• Innovative: mixing us up to make the most of serendipity;
• Collaborative: crowdsourcing and …

Why Is Collaboration Hard? How Can Data Help?

  • November 5, 2013

By Jon Hugget, Chair of SIX

This blog was originally posted on Markets for Good on 11/05/2013 and can be found here.

Of course, bumping into something counterintuitive in your work (particularly in the realm of what seems mundane), expands the range of solutions, if only by clearing new paths of thought. A welcome serendipity. But, in confronting systemic or intractable problems, active awareness for unexpected or neglected ways to solve them is part of the …

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