Industry Talk: Tackling Real-World Complex Problems - A Systems Thinking Approach
6th Sep 2019 2:10pm-3:00pm
Presenter/Speaker: Nick Pickering, Pollin8, Advisor & Founder
The world is faced with many complex problems (climate change, world poverty, terrorism, drug abuse); problems that are very difficult to solve, and can only be addressed using a multidisciplinary approach. In this talk, Nick Pickering will present a recent real-world disaster case study, and introduce the holistic systems thinking approach employed in the solution; systems thinking is a tool which can be applied in multiple domains of knowledge.
Nick's a passionate technology leader & educator with a history of achievement through a mixture of creativity, leadership & outcomes focused delivery. Nick thrives on solving complex problems & coaching other to do their best through the appropriate application of technology using a holistic systems approach of people, process & technology. To date Nick's career spans 20 years of international experience (across the UK, Sweden, Germany, Australia & New Zealand) across Engineering, Digital Technology and leadership roles within Agri-tech, Government, Finance, Airlines, Aviation, Logistics, Defense & Manufacturing industries.