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Similarities and differences between NKRL and ICKMOD

It’s nearly impossible to trace the sources of one’s own ideas without (1) a near-photographic memory, (2) relentless and scrupulous note-taking, and (3) a great desktop search engine … and consistently give credit where it is due. I have only … Continue reading

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What kind of knowledge do we need to represent?

The Insight-Centric Knowledge Model (ICKMOD) described in this publication is designed primarily to address the requirements of representing the key common knowledge of organizations. That knowledge bridges the gaps between (1) the knowledge of individuals (and their areas of specialization) … Continue reading

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My goals … and biases

You can’t apply technology and supporting strategies effectively to a resource if that resource does not have a well-understood model. Applying technology to the superficial (or imagined) properties of an un-modeled resource — for example, all the text in the … Continue reading

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Why do we need a new model like ICKMOD?

Why, in general, do we need a model for representation of practical knowledge? Because without a target model for the resources being developed, (1) it’s impossible to apply consistent practices for development and management of knowledge resources and (2) it’s … Continue reading

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The Insight-Centric Knowledge Model — ICKMOD

The “Insight-Centric Knowledge Model” (ICKMOD) is my personal take on several key aspects of a model for representation of meaning. I expect disagreement from others — even on the basics. But it’s often easier to start by negotiating differences with … Continue reading

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TamingComplexity.org compared to formal project activities

Most of the complexity we encounter does not require formal project management activities or developing software to solve the problem. But there certainly is overlap with those aspects of complexity in life and work. There will be substantial informal discussion … Continue reading

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