I first encountered Dave Snowden and Cynefin back in 2003 when we were still working for IBM. I felt an immediate resonance when I encountered the Cynefin Centre’s Complexity and Narrative based consulting methods as I never felt comfortable with the one-size-fits-all recipe-based consulting approaches I’d had to apply. 725 more words
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By Gordon Rugg
So what is Occam’s razor anyway, and why should anyone care?
The core concept is brief: Other things being equal, we should choose the simplest valid explanation whenever possible. 2,625 more words