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Human-Machine Symbiosis for Data Interpretation – Dave Snowden

Off to University College London yesterday afternoon to see Dave Snowden’s presentation for The International Society for Knowledge Organisation. This amounted to Dave’s Introduction to Complexity lecture, which I’ve now seen three times in the last six months, so perhaps it’s time to delve a bit deeper into the material. Nonetheless, it was an enjoyable afternoon and I found it interesting to hear the reactions … Continue reading Human-Machine Symbiosis for Data Interpretation – Dave Snowden »

Ticking the KPI boxes for all the wrong reasons

Reading Tony Quinlan’s observation about how organisations need diversity while managers actively seek to stifle it, I thought perhaps we should start collecting management sins. There are similar problems with the setting of conflicting KPIs (Key Performance Indicators). Some managers who are rewarded for reusing existing ideas which save effort, a typical organisational approach aimed at improving the flow of ideas – but it doesn’t … Continue reading Ticking the KPI boxes for all the wrong reasons »

Cognitive Edge accreditation – Day 3

It seemed lighter when I woke up this morning. And the birds were singing, which I didn’t notice yesterday until I was ready to leave. I am contemplating relaxing for longer while waiting for my alarm when a sickening feeling hits me. I reach for my phone, which I’ve left plugged in and charging all night and find it’s just gone 6:30am. The alarm didn’t … Continue reading Cognitive Edge accreditation – Day 3 »