Complexity

Simplifying Complexity in Biology

Ecologist Eric Berlow faces complex systems every day. He uses better information to get a better, simpler solution. In this talk he shares some of his tips and tricks for breaking down big problems, by distilling an overwhelmingly complex infographic on U.S. strategy in Afghanistan to a few elementary points. From Read more…

By Eran Dror, ago
Mind Mapping

Wicked Problems and Making Toast

This is one of my all-time favorite TED talks, and it beautifully captures the value of visualization in reaching concensus and solving hard and complex problems. Tom Wujec introduced me, via this talk, to the wonderful world of graphic facilitation, which is   From the Transcript: Some years ago, I Read more…

By Eran Dror, ago
Complexity

Welcome to Systemic!

We are launching this blog as a platform to discuss the complex things in life. Too often do we get locked into a simple position that only sees part of the picture and vehemently deny other perspectives. And yet everything in life is made of complex, dynamically engaged, interdependent, ever-changing systems. Read more…

By Eran Dror, ago