Build a culture of creativity.
Scott Jancy helps organizations ignite growth. He partners with leaders to help them think creatively, build new sources of value, and stay competitive. Looking at the big picture, he can connect the dots and enable people to anticipate what's coming next. Scott is currently writing a book entitled The Architecture of Business: A Practical Guide to Creative Leadership and was recently profiled by Irish Tech News. He's passionate about the role that design and leadership can play in creating change.
Scott has worn several hats over the course of his career: historian, architect, Naval Officer, planner, and most recently, as a consultant. Trained as an historian and an architect, Scott has a background that gives him an understanding of how systems evolve and the role that design can play in effecting cultural, economic, and social change. A systems thinker, he views every organization from the perspective of a system in balance.
Key Topics of Interest
Design - The impact of design on business, culture, organizations, and services.
Leadership - Understanding how leaders and communities solve problems and manage uncertainty in a constantly changing economic, political, and social environment.
Technology - Exploring the human factors that drive technology and innovation.
Business - Open source communities, new business models and platforms, and how people restructure their organizations in the face of rapid change.
Popular Blog Posts
The Focus of the Blog
Scott blogs about design, leadership, and technology. Each of these items are factors that are directly impacting our lives. Design is leadership and leadership is design; and technology is a force that can magnify the effects of what we design and how we lead. Therefore, it is critical to be aware of the impacts of our actions and decisions.
This broader awareness, or understanding, of how problems fit into a larger picture is what drives his work. Scott helps people see the connections between disparate elements so that they can make more informed decisions as leaders.
Travel and Education
Scott has currently traveled to over twenty-four countries on four continents for various consulting projects in the public and private sector. This experience has reinforced his view that small actions in our daily lives can make an impact on people in other parts of the world due to the role of technology in our increasingly interconnected society.
He received a Master of Architecture degree with a focus on culture, landscape, and environmental design; and a B.A. in History with an emphasis on Modern Europe.
Structuring and Amplifying Change, Human Current--The Complexity Podcast, January 2017.
Building a Networked Culture, Irish Tech News, January 2017.
A Practical Guide to Creative Leadership, Irish Tech News, December 2016.
Design, Technology, and Leadership are Directly Affecting Our Lives, Irish Tech News, July 2016.
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