Posts Tagged ‘systems-thinking’

Pinboard bookmarks for March 11th

Pinboard links for March 11th, syndicated automagically: Portals and KM: SXSW Notes: The Complexity Curve: How to Design for Simplicity – “Interfaces and devices are providing more and more power and functionality to people, and in many cases this additional power is accompanied by increasing complexity. Although people have more experience and are more sophisticated, […]

Pinboard bookmarks for December 20th

Pinboard links for December 20th, syndicated automagically: Enterprise 2.0 Exchange Symposium _ Why we need to rething systems management – Why we need to rethink systems thinking in Enterprise 2.0 and Social Business. Social Media HR geht ab(wärts) : Personalmarketingblog – Gerne wird Social Media im Personalmanagement von manchen Medienvertretern und Dienstleistern schon wieder totgeschrieben. […]

Bookmarks for November 10th through November 11th

These are my links for November 10th through November 11th: Learn Linux, 302 (Mixed environments): Print services – In this article, learn to: Create and configure printer sharing Configure integration between Samba and the Common UNIX® Print System (CUPS) Manage Windows® print drivers, and configure downloads of print drivers Configure the [print$] share Understand security […]

Agile, yes – but really really Agile Management

Ah, feedback loops, emergence of patterns (of organizational pathologies), the need for mindfulness, systems-thinking-enabled and -aware managers people who work systems and really master complex responsive processes – literally all this and more in one presentation by Jürgen Appelo: Agile Management – Complexity Thinking View more presentations from Jurgen Appelo.

Floops – visual systems thinking language

FloopsView more presentations from ngogerty. Hmm, I am a fan of (systems thinking) methodologies and tools for visualization, so this visual feedback language proposal by Nick Gogerty looks interesting. Might use this and see if it’s working, ie. how well one can communicate systems behaviour and complexities with floops (besides, floops is a name just too […]

re:publica – mitmachen

Morgen fängt sie an, die re:publica (und mein Mitmach-Programm ist geplant) – und mitmachen ist wichtig: Aber letztlich sind wir Teil eines sich entwickelnden neuen Systems. Und wir können uns entscheiden, ob wir nur zusehen wollen, was passiert, wie andere entscheiden. Oder aber wir entscheiden uns, selbst an dieses sich neu bildende System mit Hand […]

Russ Ackoff interview and some f-laws

An article in the Telegraph, reporting from an encounter and interview with Russell Ackoff, grand-father of systems thinking. Some gems include: The idea that you can improve a business by focusing on just part of it is plain wrong, Ackoff says. In fact, it’s more serious than that: attempted “improvements” can actually make everything else […]