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Anna Panagiotou
Without further ado, let’s pick up where we left off last week! We ended the post on a series of questions, which we can now start to follow up on, and let’s start from one that focused on an outlier: Do people who have positive expectations from business see responsibility differently? We can examine that […]
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Anna Panagiotou
We are now at the stage where we start to dig into the patterns and ask what they might be telling us.  Let’s start by looking at two triads that look at possibility and responsibility, involving similar factors from different angles. The first triad is more positively-oriented; it is an expectation of good things to […]
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Anna Panagiotou
Before going into the meat of this section, let’s talk about triads and dyads a little bit, and the representation of patterns on them, so people know what they are looking at. A warning that this post is a bit longer than I intend to make them, partially because of this additional section in the […]
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Anna Panagiotou
Almost every SenseMaker collection, no matter what it is, contains some garden-variety multiple-choice questions. These may appear simple, but they can often be deceptively tricky. They depend on multiple things, such as which categories are significant to our question (for example, might the patterns associated with children’s stories be different to those of adults?), or […]
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Anna Panagiotou
This has been a year of experimentation in many things, including the report format. SenseMaker, despite its use for near-real-time feedback loops and continuous monitoring, is also often used in limited-time, one-off projects which are then followed by a report on that specific run, following a range of formats. More often than not, this report […]
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Anna Panagiotou
It is 2021, and many of us don’t know quite what that entails. Most were very glad to see the back of 2020, and many colourful, expletive-filled goodbyes were said. As this happened, I and many others reminded ourselves that 2021 will be just as difficult, if not even more demanding. What a moment then […]
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Anna Panagiotou
I have been thinking a lot about climate change during the COVID-19 times (and so have many many many others). Two things have struck many among us, and have repeatedly been brought up in discussions I have been a part of. The first main theme has been “nature returning”: clearer skies, cleaner waters (or in […]
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Anna Panagiotou
Three weeks ago, my uncle died from COVID-19. He was a second uncle and I hadn’t seen him in a few years. No one except his father and siblings could go to the funeral. There was no body, no family dinner, no regular memorial services at 3 days and then again at 9 to remind […]
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