Two of the features that distinguish SCiO from other systems groups are that it is focused primarily on systems practice and practitioners rather than on pure theory and that it is focused on systems practice applied to issues of organisation.
- Developing practice in applying systems ideas to a range of organisational issues
- Disseminating the use of systems approaches in dealing with organisational issues
- Supporting practitioners in their professional practice
SCiO is a social enterprise and a not for profit organisation which is owned by its members.