Innovating in Complexity (Part II): From Single-Point Solutions to Directional Systems Innovation | by Dominic Hofstetter | In Search of Leverage | Medium

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Innovating in Complexity (Part II): From Single-Point Solutions to Directional Systems Innovation

Dominic Hofstetter

Jul 26, 2019 · 13 min read

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“Arkwright’s Cotton Mill by Moonlight” — painted by Joseph Wright. Technological innovation has given us 250 years of development — but will not solve the most pressing and tangible problems of the 21st century.

This is the second of a series of three articles exploring innovation in complex adaptive systems. Part I is a critique of roadmaps as a linear, deterministic model for innovation. Part III articulates the contours of a systemic investment logic.

Rethinking Revolution

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Innovating in Complexity (Part II): From Single-Point Solutions to Directional Systems Innovation | by Dominic Hofstetter | In Search of Leverage | Medium