Developmental Evaluation’s Traps

Developmental evaluation holds promise for product and service designers looking to understand the process, outcomes, and strategies of innovation and

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When More is Less: The Information Paradox

There is a point at which information ceases to increase knowledge and understand and begins to undermine it, creating a

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The hidden cost of learning & innovation

The costs of books, materials, tuition, or conference fees often distort the perception of how much learning costs, creating larger distortions

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The Ecology of Innovation: Part 2 – Language

Although Innovation is about producing value through doing something new or different than before, the concept is far from simple

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Developmental Evaluation and Mindfulness

Developmental evaluation is focused on real-time decision making for programs operating in complex, changing conditions, which can tax the attentional

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Developmental Evaluation and Sensemaking

Developmental evaluation is only as good as the sense that can be made from the data that is received. To

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The Organizational Zombie Resistance Kit

Zombies — unaware, semi-conscious, distracted individuals — are all around us and running many of the organizations we work in

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Disrupted Time: Review of Present Shock

Most simply, ‘present shock’ is the human response to living in a world that’s always on real time and simultaneous.

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