unintended consequences

Metrics before magic

by mel starrs on July 28, 2008

in Opinion, Theory and Comment

This appeals to my inner rationalist, the little voice which makes me an engineer and also resonates with something I have been wrestling with all week.  I found it a while ago but hadn’t picked out this section  before: Metrics do not get in the way of being creative. Almost everything is quantifiable, and just […]


I’m rediscovering Dave Snowden after bouncing him off my RSS feeds in an overzealous fit of ‘relevancy’ during my MBA. Which seems odd now, as cognitive behaviour was one of my favourite topics in the modules where it was relevant. This post is worth reading for this sentence alone: Humans display high ingenuity when you […]