In common parlance ‘systems thinking’ is understood as ‘thinking in systems’ (as the title of Donella Meadows’ posthumously published, widely read book suggests). It relies on systems concepts — such as stocks, flows, feedback loops, network and hierarchy — to structure the problem solving process in relation to particular design challenges. ‘Systems practice’ goes beyond that. It is ‘systems thinking and doing’, or ‘system praxis’. The thinking... Read more
The Systems Community of Inquiry is a worldwide network of systems thinkers, scientists and practitioners. This SysCoI Stream was migrated in January 2018, based on an experiment started at syscoi.com/stream in June 2017. These instances have been based on WordPress O2, a communications tools first used internally by WordPress developers in 2009, extensively revised in 2013, and then released to the open source community in 2015. This site als... Read more
A copy of the INCOSE UK SEASON Report 2020 that provides a baseline of the current situation with regard to the Systems Engineering profession in the UK. Please feel free to distribute this within your organisation where it can best be used.