View more information about Open Source Leadership Summit, taking place February 14-16, 2017 in Lake Tahoe. 
Back To Schedule
Wednesday, February 15 • 11:15am - 11:35am
Keynote: Crossing the River by Feeling the Stones - Simon Wardley, Researcher, Leading Edge Forum

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule, view media, leave feedback and see who's attending!

Feedback form is now closed.

Deng Xiaoping once described managing the economy as crossing the river by feeling the stones—in other words have a direction but be adaptive. But in a world of constant change, how do you determine the right thing to do? Which pebble to tread on? How do you understand where you’re going and where you need to go? How do you know if your strategy is right? Is there even such a thing?

Simon Wardley examines the issue of situational awareness and explains how it applies to the world of open source. Using examples from government and the commercial world, we explore how you can map your environment, identify opportunities to exploit, and learn to play the game. 

avatar for Simon Wardley

Simon Wardley

Research, DxC
Simon Wardley is a researcher for Leading Edge Forum (LEF), a global research and advisory programme dedicated to helping large organisations reimagine their structure and leadership for a tech-driven future. Simon’s focus is on strategic play, both at an industrial and global level... Read More →

Wednesday February 15, 2017 11:15am - 11:35am PST
Grand Sierra Ballroom