Category Archives: Decision Making

Complexity and AR (Augmented Reality)

#ar AR may be more than a hammer in search of a nail. It may be a new conceptual approach to help us deal with big data and its complexity. Continue reading

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Howard Raiffa, Harvard Professor, decision analysis pioneer, dies at 92.

From the Harvard Gazette: Howard Raiffa, the Frank P. Ramsey Professor Emeritus of Managerial Economics, died July 8 at his home in Arizona following a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.  Raiffa joined the Harvard faculty in 1957. With a diverse … Continue reading

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Are we living in a simulated world?

That’s right!, there is a debate going on in some scientific and not so scientific circles whether we are living in a simulation, just like Super Mario.  Warning: this post may introduce a bunch of ideas you may have never … Continue reading

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Organizational complexity is taking a toll on business profits

Last July and August 2015, the Economist magazine conducted a survey of 331 executives. The survey focused  on the impacts of organizational complexity and the efforts companies have taken to reduce it. Complexity in Large Organizations Large organizations are viewed as dynamic networks … Continue reading

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Three skills for dealing with complexity

Our World has generally become more complex, in part because of the many linkages and relationships between elements that make it a lot harder to figure out how things work and where they are going.  Let’s take the stock market … Continue reading

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Visualizing Complexity

While commenting on a blog, I came upon the 2CO (COmmunicating COmplexity) Conference held in Alghero – Italy earlier this year.  The conference covers three main topics:  Informative-Animation, Interactive Data Visualization and Info-Graphics.  While I have not yet read the papers that are graciously … Continue reading

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