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Optimizing for the Acceptable: Managing Design in a Complex Socio-Technical System

For Father’s Day, my parents, my wife and kids all went to my in-laws house for brunch. Ah, the glories of brunch let me siiiinnnnggg your praises (AAAHHHH AAAAAHHH AAAAHHHH!!!) 635 more words

Patient-Centered Systems

Quality Has Always Been Global

In his February post, ASQ CEO Bill Troy asks “Why Should Quality ‘Go Global’?” ASQ has, over the past several years, expanded its reach as a member organization… “going global” to expand awareness of quality tools and techniques. 334 more words


Move 'em Out!

In another context, this entry might be seen as “hijacking” the normal GROUPER blog. However, this is a very compatible issue, based on an activity that I have been asked to lead as a member of the Executive Council of the… 1,114 more words


CIRCLE seminar with Lea Fuenfschilling on “Embedded agency in socio-technical systems – Implications for systemic change”

Lea Fuenfschilling, PhD, University of Lucerne, will give a seminar and present a paper on “Embedded agency in socio-technical systems – Implications for systemic change”, co-authored with Bernhard Truffer. 252 more words

CIRCLE Seminar

The causal power of (stupid) algorithms: why I'm leaving HSBC

I just had my card stopped by HSBC for the second time in a month and the seventh or eighth (I’ve genuinely lost count) time this year. 344 more words