Mastering Complexity
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Mastering Complexity
Systemsthinking in a complex world for better understanding
Curated by Ides De Vos
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The Downsides of Avoiding Complexity

The Downsides of Avoiding Complexity | Mastering Complexity |
By embracing the complexity of today’s intricate systems that knit together the programmatic audience buying landscape, we arm ourselves with more tools.

Via Philippe Vallat
Philippe Vallat's curator insight, April 24, 2014 9:57 AM

I like that one: "The course of history has shown that irrationality is one of our specialties, which means there’s no one better than a human to think like a human."

Eli Levine's curator insight, April 24, 2014 11:55 AM

You gotta take the whole that is present, and make intutive sense of it in order to make anything valuable out of "big data".


The human brain can only process so much information.  Most likely we will have to use computers to translate the big data into the relevant chunks that we need in order to understand a given situation and to then make choices based on those decisions relative to all sorts of policy and programatic situations, in business and in society.


You can't simplify things and just take things at face value anymore.  It didn't really work then, and it certainly should not be used now that we ought to know better.


It's amazing to me how human beings fail to register these things!


Think about it.

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Agile Planning & Estimation

Introduction: Planning and estimation are two of the main factors that can influence the outcome of any project. So with the wide adaption of agile...

Via Iñaki Agirre, Philippe Vallat
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