Tags » Adaptive Management

Three challenges for ‘politically smart’ programming (and me)

“So, I’m still reading about TWIA”, I said to my new boss one morning over coffee.

“TWIA?” he frowned, peering at me quizzically. “What’s that?” 1,095 more words


Argyle Winery: A Look at a Landscape in Dundee as an Example for Those on the Trail to Xeric Design and Sustainability

I don’t usually do this, write about a particular landscape with which I have no history, so this is a bit of  a departure for me.   3,130 more words


Downward-Upward Continuity in Monitoring

Monitoring provides the basis for closing multiple adaptive management loops:  without evaluating your work, you cannot know whether you are achieving your desired outcomes.  In this post, I argue first that landscape-scale endeavors place a premium on monitoring because monitoring stitches together multiple pillars of the work, not only projects.  694 more words

Managing deep uncertainty: Exploratory modeling, adaptive plans and joint sense making

Community member post by Jan Kwakkel

How can decision making on complex systems come to grips with irreducible, or deep, uncertainty? Such uncertainty has three sources: 1,170 more words