ABZ Planning, The Startup of You, Business Model Generation and how to fail with panache.
Wicked Problems, Critical Thinking and Logical Fallacies – from Draw Toast to Plato’s Allegory of the Cave.
The Bed of Procrustes is the quintessential ‘one size fits all’ Anti Pattern. How do you avoid being fitted to a metaphorical Procrustean Bed?
Care must be taken when equating models with the systems they represent as Reification Fallacy occurs when something abstract is treated as if it were real.
Understanding KETTLE LOGIC a type of informal fallacy in which multiple arguments are used to defend a point, but the arguments themselves are inconsistent.
Hammurabi, the sixth Babylonian king established the Hammurabi code. How could this code be applied to professional standards in modern engineering?
A selection of Eponymous Laws for amusement and edification. Knowing them might save you time, energy and cost and help you avoid design gotchas.
DIRECTOR OF THE SKEPTICS SOCIETY Michael Shermer describes his 10-point Baloney Detection Toolkit.
PEST Analysis, VPEC-T and Scenario Planning – an holistic Pattern Based Strategy.
Unrepresentative Testing – Obvious flaws in simulation testing with a Papier Mâché Rhino at Tokyo’s Ueno Zoo.