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Understanding complicated complex and chaos


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Understanding complicated complex and chaos

  1. UnderstandingComplicated, Complex, and Chaos to Improve Design Thomas Vander Wal :: Design for Context DC UX Camp :: 6 January 2013
  2. Simplicity First
  3. Simplicity First ?
  4. Our World andInteractions are not Simple
  5. Who is Thomas?
  6. Simple or Simplicity?
  7. Simple: Plain, basic, oruncomplicated in form, nature, or design
  8. Simplicity: The quality orcondition of being easy to understand or do
  9. Simple is state related ------ Simplicity is a result ofwhat is/has been applied
  10. To put simplicity first we mustunderstand the other dimensions
  11. Complicated or Complex
  12. Complicated or Complex
  13. Complicated or Complex?
  14. Scaling and Functionality D A - Personal Use B - Serendipity CPeople Participating C - Mature Social Tool B D - Complex Social System A # of Objects in System InfoCloud Solutions, Inc. - 2012
  15. Dave Snowden &Cynefin Framework
  16. Dave Snowden’sCynefin Framework
  18. Simple, Complicated, and Complex
  19. Simple :: Blocks
  20. Complicated :: Grids
  21. Complex :: Fractals
  22. Start by mappingcore dimensions
  23. Map the interactionsbetween dimensions
  24. Work to boil down to its basic dimensions
  25. If you can get it to amatrix you are working with complicated
  26. Complicated can usegood practices and can be straight forward
  27. More than matrix dimensions you aredealing with complex
  28. Complexity requiresmonitoring and small actions and adaptable solutions
  29. Chaos is from not understanding theproblem well enough
  30. Work to get out ofchaos and embrace the complexity
  31. Fractals are not builtfrom chaos, but from complexity
  32. Chaos is the unknown, not the unknowable
  33. Things happen because of an action or activity,seeing the outcome lets us know there is something there
  34. Prod to make it easier to see and discover then unknown
  35. Complex Actions
  36. Find the intent, actions, and force
  37. Run to the light ofcomplexity - Mike Kuinavsky
  38. InfoCloud Solutions, Inc. - 2012