I am still writing up my thoughts on SenseMaker and sustainability that will be my last blog. And so, in the meantime, here's another topic that is critical for utility - sensemaking. SenseMaker is of use when the question framework is right, the stories are coming in and the sensemaking process is useful. So how […]
Little has been written on how to develop a process based on the logic and method of SenseMaker. I remember being intrigued and increasingly excited by how it might possible be useful. But the details of how to do this, even after attending the course, were murky. Diving in over the past two years has […]
As I mentioned, 2011 is my year of action research on SenseMaker. I’ve got six cases to draw on (various stages of implementation), more than enough for me at the moment. I’ve set myself the following questions (thanks to Rick Davies for input) that I want to answer at the end of the year, focusing […]
The fun of guest blogs lies in their diversity. I’ve really enjoyed Tom’s philosophical reflections. In contrast, my blogs emanate from being neck high in SenseMaker so expect some practical ramblings. With six projects scattered around the globe, at various gestational stages, that is where my mind and time is currently focused. I’m living Tom’s […]
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