Remove 2019 Remove Complexity Remove Design Remove Patterns

Cynefin St Davids Day 2019 (2 of 5)

Dave Snowden

In the post I want to look at the different types of practice or knowledge use in each domain and explain why I changed ‘Emergent Practice’ to ‘Exaptive discovery” in the complex domain and added the stress condition to Novely in the Chaotic Domain.

learning in complexity and chaos

Harold Jarche

Most of our current work structures are designed to address complicated situations, such as constructing a building, launching a campaign, or designing a piece of equipment. Whenever people are involved, within a global context of climate change, the situation is likely complex.

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Dimensions of difficulty

Clark Quinn

So one of the dimensions is clearly complexity. Connecting and operating a simple device isn’t very complex. Addressing complex product complaints can be much more complex. Certainly we need more support if it’s more complex. design strategy

solving problems together

Harold Jarche

The challenge for organizational design is to make it easy to move new problems into the knowable space. We can see the the narration of work in small bits that over time become a flow and later patterns emerge. Humans are very good at pattern recognition.

Tools for LXD?

Clark Quinn

How do you use external resources to keep your design on track? We are pattern-matchers and meaning-makers, naturally making up explanations for things that happen. Our cognitive architecture is designed to do this; to help us adapt to the first-level world we evolved in.

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Liminal Cynefin & ‘control’

Dave Snowden

I always emphasis that Cynefin was designed as a conflict resolution framework as much as for understanding decision making – all aspects of sense-making. In the complex domain by contrast every exception needs to be visible fast at a senior level as they may represent opportunities.

range & inefficiency

Harold Jarche

of our research and education practices are designed for ‘kind’ environments where the rules and parameters are relatively clear. ” When faced with new and complex challenges, we cannot rely on learning from experience, as we have none. Books Complexity Learning

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Narrative: paying the piper

Dave Snowden

Those reflections themselves arise from conversation is smaller groups and the whole thing is designed to keep ideas open for as long as possible: avoiding premature convergence.

Does God Exist?

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The complexity of our planet points to a deliberate Designer who not only created our universe, but sustains it today. When we look at random things, we see patterns in them. Human brains are essentially pattern-recognition devices. Humans are complex.

Culture 6 of 7: Adjustments

Dave Snowden

An initiative is designed to start a journey rather than complete a goal. Given that an initiative is nearly always major the complex systems law of unintended consequences comes into play, it’s the only certainty.

Workplace Learning Professionals Next Job - Management Consultant

Tony Karrer

This is very similar to what I discuss around Concept Workers and Work Literacy but they attack the change based on complexity – which is truly why concept workers are so important. Sensing patterns and helping to develop emergent work and learning practices. In 2019: A workplace learning odyssey Performance support will be built into the workflow and take the form of online tools, networks and coaching.