A mindset of a system thinker.

#2 of 7 of the series — Systemic Design.

In the previous article, we explored the concept of systemic design, what it is, and what it is not. In this article, we will learn about the mindsets that a system thinker should have when approaching a complex problem. If you have not read the previous article, you can view it here.

What is a mindset

When it comes to solving complex problems, it is important to…

Understanding what does systemic design means.

#1 of 7 of the series — Systemic Design

In this article, we will explore what systemic design is, understand its process and find out whether it is right for you.

Clock and cloud problem

Generally, problems can be bucketed into these two categories: clock-like and cloud-like.

Clock-like problems

Clock-like problems are like clocks, they are predictable, finite, and controllable. It is one of those problems where you can clearly identify a broken part, for example, fixing a bike. Clock problems can be complicated, however, these problems usually have the right answer, albeit not obvious.

Cloud-like problems

Cloud-like problems are like cloud, there are ever-changing, complex, and unpredictable…


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