Large Group seeks Collective Intelligence Director

This is not a real job offer, yet. But, I predict this kind of job description will soon start appearing to cover new responsibilities within large public and private organisations. To continue on from the ideas I set out in ‘The CEO is Dead. Long Live the Collective Intelligence Officer“ in Usbek & Rica, I’m…

SAFARI: a pioneering approach to collective intelligence for Société Générale

From December 2017 to February 2018, 11,500 employees at Société Générale in Africa, spread across 18 subsidiaries, were invited to take part in an internal strategic debate – SAFARI, for Société Générale AFricA Rise – via the Assembl platform, powered by bluenove. Let’s take a closer look at this innovative adventure in collective intelligence. 1) THE STAKES The…

The CEO is dead. Long live the Collective Intelligence Officer

Referendums are driven by everything but collective intelligence. Let’s look at Brexit in the UK, an incredible exercise in collective co-decision-making at a national level. The Brexit? Far from a process in collective intelligence Mobilising millions of people, this decision was actually anything but an example of collective intelligence in terms of methodology. The referendum,…

Are women key to better collective intelligence?

The idea that some people are possess a higher level of general intellect than others, that some people are simply smarter than others, has been accepted in psychology for more than a century. But the new question has become, does this principle apply to groups as well? Are some groups simply smarter than others? If…