Tag Archives: Complexity

What can Software Modellers learn from Innovation Methodologies?

Recently I came across the HBR (Harvard Business Review) article ‘A Taxonomy of Innovation’ on the Luma institute design methodology. From the perspective of a software modeller, it can be asked: what can we learn from such a methodology? Continue reading

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Off Topic: Complexity Awareness in the Wild

On companies, software solutions, and what a business analyst can do for them – if they let him. Continue reading

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Sorry, I’m not infinite, I’m just complex

While dealing with infinity is more about the existence of a solution dealing with complexity is mainly about finding the optimal effort/ benefit trade-off … really? Continue reading

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Lecture Notes on Model Thinking II

Some lecture notes/ scribble on Model Thinking by Scott E. Page. Lecture Intro, Part 3: “Thinking more clearly”: This part points out that modelling is about naming the parts that are relevant to the purpose of the model … Continue reading

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Complexity Awareness is Cost Awareness

If “engineering is producing an artifact to cost”, then how can modelling contribute to it? Continue reading

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Complexity Aware Modelling II

Complexity aware people are able to recognize complexity, and regard it over things like size. How do they recognise? Mainly by modelling! Continue reading

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Complexity Aware Modelling I

Wow – I discovered that beyond the actual technology there is something called business logic, and – most surprising – it was not trivial! (on Complexity Aware Modelling) Continue reading

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Abstraction then and now

If this is the computer age, shouldn’t be the age of abstraction as well? Continue reading

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UML and Complexity aware modeling

I believe that applying complexity classes to UML can provide a substantial benefit, if it can support the controlled (complexity aware) use of language. Continue reading

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Why finiteness counts

To study computation we need a theory of finite structures. Neil Immerman’s quotation, illustrated by Hilbert’s hotel. Continue reading

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