We know that there is a direct relationship between complexity challenge and the likelihood of project success. We also believe that our traditional project management capabilities, whilst essential to success, need to be enriched through the application of systems thinking. But what do we mean by this and when do we need to apply it? What is systems thinking – nice phrases like ‘see the big picture’? system modelling tools? and in what context are they applicable or should be applied? What really is the problem, the pathologies we experience in projects that need to be addressed? What are the root causes, and what can the project manager do to promote solutions? These questions and more will be considered in this webinar that attempts to bridge system science, systems thinking and project management.
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
Gary Smith is a Senior Expert Systems Engineer at Airbus Defence and Space. He is their overall architect for engineering processes and provides technical leadership in the digital transformation of the division. His background includes over 20 years of engineering and commercial project management experience in the development and delivery of telecommunications infrastructure.
He is an International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) certified Expert Systems Engineering Professional and the senior editor of the Systems Foundations section of the Systems Engineering Body of Knowledge.
He has led two conversations at the International Federation for Systems Research: “Unity in Diversity in 2016”, and “What is System Science in 2018”.
Since 2019 he has been the VP for Systems Practice at the International Society for System Sciences (ISSS) and is the relationship manager with INCOSE. In July 2023 he was confirmed as the president elect for the ISSS.
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