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Definition of anecdote

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —March 21, 2005
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I noticed quite a few people arrive at my blog looking for a definition of ‘anecdote’. Well, here is what wikipedia has to say: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anecdote

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Why no posts Shawn?

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —February 17, 2005
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Auckland has been a delight. I’ve spend the last 3 days running a workshop called, ‘Succeeding in Complexity’. It seems to have been well received. We spent much of our time getting hands-on experience with the Cynefin techniques and listening to how each participant was coming to grips with the new mind set required to […]

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Melbourne emergence meeting

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —February 10, 2005
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This group is now 4 months old. If you are Melbourne and would like to join our monthly meetings to discuss organisational complexity, just sign up as a member here Technorati tags: emergence

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Succeeding in complexity

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —February 6, 2005
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The last week has been frantic. I’m developing a new course called ‘Succeeding in Complexity,’ which I’m delivering in Auckland next week, and, as always, it takes longer that you think to get everything together. I have put considerable effort into the course notes so participants walk away with more than just a slide pack and […]

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Edward Tufte New Chapter from Beautiful Evidence

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —January 19, 2005
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For one month Edward Tufte is making available a chapter from his upcoming book, Beautiful Evidence. Tufte wrote 3 of my favourite books which I love because of their simple beauty and their insightful portrayal of how to best convey information with graphics:  Envisioning Information , The Visual Display of Quantitative Information , Visual Explanations. [thanks […]

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Don’t forget Max Boisot

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —January 12, 2005
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I was chatting to Bill Godfrey today and we got onto the topic of Denham Grey’s top 5 KM books. We were both surprised that Max Boisot’s Knowledge Assets didn’t get a guernsey. I have used Boisot’s I-space a number of times to illustrate how commercial value might be derived from organisational knowledge. Bill has […]

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Mapping archetypes for an online community

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —January 11, 2005
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  Patrick Lambe has done a terrific job writing up the archetype extraction exercise we did at the ActKM forum conference last year. Well worth a look.

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A New Kind of Science online

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —December 21, 2004
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Stephen Wolfram has made the full text of A New Kind of Science available online. Worth a look.

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Cynefin certification training complete

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —December 12, 2004
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Michael Jones asked the question on this site, “how one could train someone in Cynefin or certify that the training was successful.” Cynefin certification is gained through real projects and based on peer assessment and mentoring. Those who are certified by the Cynefin Centre will have their names posted, with their projects and techniques used, […]

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Cynefin certification training

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —December 8, 2004
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I’m off to Sydney tomorrow to conduct the Cynefin certification training with Dave Snowden. This year we are running two streams: one for practitioners and the other for researchers. I’m looking forward to meeting everyone.

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