4 months, 6 days ago

Productive Organisational Paradoxes

Here are the slides from my talk at the SCiO open day in London earlier this year. You can watch them static and download the slide-deck from here, or play it with animations below. Related posts: SASSY Architecture From Distinction to Value and Back What can Social Systems Theory bring to the VSM? QUTE: Enterprise […]

1 year, 9 months ago

Productive Paradoxes in Projects

In 2011, when I started this blog, I wanted it to be a place for reading and as such the initial theme was just a bit busier than this one. I didn’t go that far, but you still don’t see categories, tag clouds, my Twitter feed and so on. It was only recently that I […]

6 years, 3 months ago

Design Choice and Iteration

There are two misleading ideas (espoused theories) about how architects and designers make decisions.According to classical decision theory (Herbert Simon), one or more designers develops a series of alternative options, working collaboratively or in c…