System Thinking Is the Cognitive Skill of the 21st Century Look around you, and you’ll see: life as we know it is becoming more and more complex.
Our world runs on increasingly complex and interrelated systems. Approaching problems in technical environments from a systems perspective is an essential skill for many professionals, as organizations look to drive and optimize complex projects under high-pressure conditions.
In the past 18 months, most of us have experienced what happens when supply chains falter. In a recent webinar, Dr. Chris Caplice, Executive Director of the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics and Dr. Bruce Cameron, Director of MIT's System Architecture Lab, discussed how the pandemic called attention to the interconnectedness of supply chains and the value of a systems thinking approach for professionals working in supply chain design and management.