Melanie Mitchell summarized a 2018 Santa Fe Institute workshop called Artificial Intelligence and the Barrier of Meaning published in AI Magazine (2020). Continue reading “Artificial Intelligence and the Barrier of Meaning”
Doug Garnett wrote a blog post titled The Complicated vs the Complex: Very Different Types of Experts. Continue reading “Left-Hemispheric Experts and Right-Hemispheric Experts”
Sonja Blignaut wrote an article titled 7 Differences between complex and complicated. Continue reading “7 Differences between complex and complicated”
CFA Society Atlantic Canada hosted a webinar titled Complexity, Turing, Covid and the Financial Analyst presented by Rick Nason, associate professor of finance at Dalhousie University. See the end of this post for links to Prof. Nason’s books. Continue reading “Complexity, Turing, Covid and the Financial Analyst”
Faris Yakob wrote an article titled How strategy turns uncertainty into risk. Continue reading “Faris Yakob on risk, uncertainty, and strategy”
Peter Neuwirth wrote a blog post titled Fragility, Antifragility, and Financial Forest Fires in two parts (part 1, Part 2). Peter Neuwirth is the author of What’s Your Future Worth? which describes the basic principles behind the actuarial perspective. Continue reading “Is the global financial system fragile, resilient, or antifragile?”
Angela Montgomery wrote an article titled What’s Wrong with Business Schools? A Systems View. Continue reading “What’s Wrong with Business Schools? A Systems View”
Doug Garnett wrote a blog post titled Price and Complexity (Part 1): Communication Affects the Pricing Wilderness.
« Pricing is at the center of a very complex system… In a complex system the parts are inter-related and a decision made in one area immediately affects the decisions for one or two (or all) of the other areas as well… Price is tightly connected, in fact, to each of the other 3Ps as well as the rest of a company, to competitive moves, to distribution channel and to a wide range of customer behavior and psychology. » Continue reading “Price and Complexity”
Sonja Blignaut wrote an article on Medium titled Reconceptualising organisations: from complicated machines to flowing streams.
« Over the last few years, I have come to realise that the interplay between flow, constraints and options is key to understanding how to navigate and thrive in complexity. With “flow”, I mean flow in the broadest sense of the word. There are some flows that we are very familiar with: workflow, process flow, cash flow, data flow, information flow … however, we need to broaden our thinking. » Continue reading “Reconceptualizing organizations: from complicated machines to flowing streams”