Inclusive Decisions

Smarter Organizations

Decision making is broken and the problem is
bigger than you may think.

Why Swae?

Top down decision making, is not only biased and often inaccurate, but disempowering to the workforce.
Centralized top down decision making made only at the executive level, excludes the collective intelligence and insights within the organization. These decisions tend to be overly influenced by the opinions of those with the most power, and include cognitive biases that although may be efficient due to time, compromises decision quality and often has has diminishing accuracy.

 

Centralized top down
decision making

The overly top-down approach also stifles cross-cutting collaboration, bottom-up thinking, innovative insights, and risk-taking among employees, creating significant negative impacts on morale and engagement.

 

Under the current paradigm

36%

40%

80%

Of a typical knowledge worker´s day Is spendt looking for and consolidating Information spread across a variety of systems

Source: IDC

Inefficient contracting causes firms to lose up to 40% of Value on a given deal.

Source: Harvard Business Review

Of enterprise data today is ustructured, residing in notes, emails, files, PDFs and documents.

Source: Forbes

Unleash Ideas for
Smart Decision-making

Top down decision making, is not only biased and often inaccurate, but disempowering to the workforce.
Centralized top down decision making made only at the executive level, excludes the collective intelligence and insights within the organization. These decisions tend to be overly influenced by the opinions of those with the most power, and include cognitive biases that although may be efficient due to time, compromises decision quality and often has has diminishing accuracy.

 

The Old vs. New Way

Unleash Ideas for Smart Decision-making

Old Organizations

Top down
Disempowering
Bueacratic
Biased
Slow
Inaccurate

 

New Organizations

Collaborative
Inclusive
Fast
Intelligent
More accurate

 

Benefits

Individual Users

Feel ‘heard’ ; influence the agenda
Quickly test sentiment without risks
Gain recognition and preserve privacy
• Trust in systems fairness and meritocracy

Management

• Access unvarnished truth
• Increase diversity of choices
•  Improve decision quality without
added work for management
• Increase engagement & productivity

Unleash ideas and produce well-diligence innovations

With the help of AI

Unlocking the full potential of your workforce can be tricky. And getting everyone in the same room to ideate and align on strategy can be impossible. That’s why Swae’s platform was built, driving powerful bottom up innovation using collective intelligence.

 

Minimize organizational politics
Tap into
unvarnished truths
feedback with
real-time insights
Truly transparent organization
Leverage the
latest AI algorithms
Minimize organizational politics

Minimize organizational politics and break-down silos through the diversity and inclusion of ideas

Tighten feedback loops with real-time insights via Swae’s proprietary collaboration platform/phase 

Tap into
unvarnished truths

Tap into unvarnished truths and unconventional ideas by providing comfort in expression through anonymity

feedback with
real-time insights

Tighten feedback loops with real-time insights via Swae’s proprietary collaboration platform/phase

Truly transparent organization

Become a truly transparent organization by making innovation & participatory decision-making permission less

Leverage the
latest AI algorithms

Leverage the latest AI algorithms and a methodical discovery process to articulate new solutions and produce well diligence proposals

Soushiant Zanganehpour Founder & CEO

Soushiant is a social scientist, entrepreneur and Founder of Swae.io, an AI-powered platform for smarter organizational decisions and 21st century governance. Swae helps companies, cities and organizations of all sizes benefit from the collective intelligence of their employees, stakeholders and citizens helping source innovative ideas, program and product feedback, and policy, budget, and strategy suggestions, at a fraction of the cost. Stakeholders and AI build compelling proposals together from the bottom-up that are crowd-vetted and the best move to a decision-round for implementation, creating a bi-directional pathway for governance. Soushiant is a recognized global practitioner in the fields of business innovation, impact investing, social entrepreneurship, and sustainability having spoken at numerous international conferences and published in The Guardian, The Financial Times, Bloomberg Business Week, and Entrepreneur magazines. He is on Harvard Business Review's Advisory Council, and a board advisor of Biocarbon Engineering, a reforestation startup using drones to replant a billion trees per year.
Soushiant earned his BA (PoliSci & IR) from the University of British Columbia, a Diplôme in International Affairs from Sciences-po Paris, an MPP (Public Policy & Economics) from the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), and attended Singularity University’s Global Solutions Program as a Google Scholar. He was awarded a full scholarship by the UK's Foreign Office as one of four Canadian Chevening Scholars for his Masters. .

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