Hufano + Associates uses collaborative practices and design thinking to:
There are two equally important sides of any change:
Technical and Socio-Behavioral
All complex changes have two sides, the technical side and the socio-behavioral side. Typically, organizations are very comfortable focusing on the technical side—they have abundant business acumen and technical expertise. It’s the human side—identifying and making the cultural and behavioral shifts—that is often the most vexing. The secret to successful change initiatives is understanding and planning for both sides.
The most powerful path through complexity is to bring people together to have candid, constructive dialogue about mission-critical issues. Engaging the system, from senior leadership to front-line employees, in a collaborative forum accelerates innovative solution development and implementation.
Today’s environment is more complicated than ever before, presenting problems of a new magnitude. To thrive, organizations must continuously assess their direction and envision new avenues for growth. Linear thinking and conventional planning methodologies fall short in generating truly novel ideas. Our design-based approach inspires creative thinking that leads to breakthroughs.
decision-making and buy-in are accelerated.
The structured process of collaboration and facilitation optimize participant learning and creativity, leading to innovative solutions.
Key stakeholders create, own and are champions for the solution going forward.
Long-existing cultural barriers are surfaced, discussed openly and resolved constructively.
Our solutions are based on the tenets of design thinking, action learning, whole system change and collaborative dialogue. Each project is custom designed to meet client objectives and typically involves support on multiple levels, including:
Two years of work done in three days; that’s what the Operating Vision Collaborative Work Session accomplished.
Cy’s insight and incisive inquiry changed the way I think about my work, organize myself and plan out projects to a successful conclusion. I would without hesitation recommend Cy to both individuals and organizations, not only because he is great to work with, but also because you can expect absolutely stellar changes in performance and satisfaction as a result of his work.