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Rural Community Food System Updated 6 hours ago

This is a basic Kumu model which can be Forked to create a new project with all the appropriate settings for creating relationship models consistent with the presentation used in And? It's All Connected.

Kumu Template Empty Updated 19 hours ago

This is a basic Kumu model which can be Forked to create a new project with all the appropriate settings for creating relationship models consistent with the presentation used in And? It's All Connected.

stwk Updated 2 days ago

Storytelling with Kumu is a free online learning program which presents a rationale for using storytelling to communicate the meaning of models as well as how to best utilize the presentation features within Kumu. Included are tips & tricks learned along the way as well as exercises to develop one's expertise using the presentation features.

Kumu Template Updated 3 days ago

This is a basic Kumu model which can be Forked to create a new project with all the appropriate settings for creating relationship models consistent with the presentation used in And? It's All Connected.

Paris Meets Climate Change Updated 3 days ago

This is a basic Kumu model which can be Forked to create a new project with all the appropriate settings for creating relationship models consistent with the presentation used in And? It's All Connected.

Nature Understands Updated 5 days ago

Nature Understands: Why don't we listen? is a presentation created for Skillsfest 4.0.

Hawaii Quality of Life v2 Updated 6 days ago

Mapping the many forces driving quality of life in Hawaii. v2 employs the URL, Popover and Lightbox features to have the loops displayed in a lightbox on the main screen so one doesn't lose context.

Critical Storytelling Updated 6 days ago

When we encounter a situation other than we consider it should be we typically refer to it as a problem though if we investigate intently we're likely to find the problem is seldom what it was initially perceived to be. This perspective presents a set of relationships I never thought about and as such, I ended up in a predicament I never saw coming.

Testing More Updated 6 days ago

Some Examples

Crop Damage v2 Updated 1 month ago

Crop Damage presents a synthesis of understanding distilled down to a single question... And? And what does this influence? And what influences this? This is based on an old Sufi saying, "Because you understand one, you think you understand two because one and one is two. But first, you have to understand AND."

Group Modeling Updated 1 month ago

This is a basic Kumu model which can be Forked to create a new project with all the appropriate settings for creating relationship models consistent with the presentation used in And? It's All Connected.

Muli-Thread Discussion Updated 1 month ago

Here are some initial thoughts on using Kumu to connect multi-threaded discussions in a single structure.

We Have a Problem Updated 1 month ago

When we encounter a situation other than we consider it should be we typically refer to it as a problem though if we investigate intently we're likely to find the problem is seldom what it was initially perceived to be. This perspective presents a set of relationships I never thought about and as such, I ended up in a predicament I never saw coming.

Applied Systems Thinking Updated 1 month ago

This is a basic Kumu model which can be Forked to create a new project with all the appropriate settings for creating relationship models consistent with the presentation used in And? It's All Connected.

Bah! Humbug! Updated 2 months ago

This model depicts a number of relationships associated with my initial attraction to systems thinking and later migration to telling stories about relationships and their implications. It was developed for the Perspectives on Systems Thinking colloquium at WPI in Sep 2019.

Goals Updated 2 months ago

The implications associated with setting goals which makes the activity self-limiting along with approaches to dealing with that situation.

Reversing Desertification Updated 2 months ago

How to green the world's deserts and reverse climate change

Perpetuating Poverty Updated 2 months ago

Often actions taken to reduce poverty do just opposite, making matters even worse.

Rewarding Limitations Updated 2 months ago

An example of how developing an expertise is shifted to presales support.

Oil Prices Updated 2 months ago

An investigation into influences driving the changes in oil prices the beginning of 2016.

World Problems Updated 2 months ago

Interconnectedness of World Problems. Our future in a nutshell?

time mgmt Updated 2 months ago

Investigation the extent to which time management actually helps us deal with our lack of time available.

Oil System Model Updated 2 months ago

Oil System Model from James Breaus

Poverty by Design Updated 2 months ago

An investigation into the ways we create context that creates poverty. This is also intended to be an example of how the content of articles actually have a systemic structure which may be expressed as one or more stories in relationship models.

Project Challenge Updated 2 months ago

Given a situation where the expected completion data for a project is later than the prescribed deadline what are the options available for the project to get it back on track.

Project Systems Updated 2 months ago

Project Systems: Distinguishing Fact From Fantasy

Tax Revenue Pressure Updated 2 months ago

Unexpected implications of acting to respond to tax revenue pressure

Google Strategy Updated 2 months ago

A relationship model which is considered to be at the center of Google's business strategy. Admittedly this is only a perspective as I've not seen it published.

larger system Updated 2 months ago

Implications of interactions with a larger system that might initially be considered.

vossov Updated 2 months ago

Are we victims of the system or are we just dealing with systems of the victim.

not rich Updated 2 months ago

Investigation into why we're not all rich

Science of Inequality Updated 2 months ago

The evolution of a model started by Geoff McDonnell based on the May 2014 special issue of Science.

Perpetuating Tension Updated 2 months ago

How we address symptoms and avoid real lasting solutions.

Teacher Cheating Updated 2 months ago

Teacher cheating on standardized tests is a recurring theme in recent national headlines, ranging from teachers looking at tests in advance to develop study guides, to teachers and administrators erasing and correcting student answers after they have submitted tests. The media and the school communities have responded to these stories with shock and out-rage, often vilifying individual teachers and administrators.

Road Congestion Updated 2 months ago

The typical response to road congestion in time simply makes matters worse.

Revolution in the Making Updated 2 months ago

How to spot a revolution in the making from a Ben Franklin correspondence.

Sustainable Capitalism Updated 2 months ago

This model investigates the influences which currently work in opposition to sustainable capitalism. The model then presents a view that might actually promote sustainable capitalism.

Circular Economy Updated 2 months ago

Circular Economy Model

Encouraging the Opposition Updated 2 months ago

An example of how the most obvious answers to diminish protests just makes matters worse.

Farmers Markets Updated 2 months ago

A way that starting farmers markets may backfire

Market Diffusion Updated 2 months ago

The basic structure of this insight applies across industry boundaries--whether consumer or industrial, products or services.

Postscript Updated 2 months ago

The insights arrived at when participants in the Certified Systems Thinker program asked how to sell systems thinking to their organization.

Quest for Water Updated 2 months ago

The relentless pursuit of having less.

Problems & Solutions Updated 2 months ago

Enabling Virtual Collaboration is a collaborative endeavor to figure out how to curate virtual collaboration endeavors. That is, undertaking to develop a systemic understanding of complex situations and evolve strategies for improving the situation with a high likelihood of avoiding unintended consequences, and doing this with a group of collaborators who are geographically distributed and only able to contribute asynchronously on a periodic basis. This is being evolved into the Asynchronous Virtual Collaboration project.

Relationship Models Updated 2 months ago

How the development of a relationship model promotes understanding and insights as a basis for more effective action dealing with a situation.

MMT Updated 2 months ago

Investigation of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) as to whether it is really Myopic Monetary Theory since it doesn't address the cause of the problem it seeks to fix.

Creating Relationship Models Updated 2 months ago

tbd

Assault on Overtime Updated 2 months ago

It's one reason we're poorer than our parents.

Lost Opportunity Updated 2 months ago

Economy Money Flows Updated 2 months ago

Economic Sector Model

Homelessness Updated 2 months ago

In this piece, we explore the counter intuitive nature of systems where the best of intentions to address the homelessness situation using the most expedient approach is likely to make things even worse.

Old Data Mode Project Updated 2 months ago

This is an old project using the old data model where data is shared across maps. If I need another project in the future that does that then fork this one to create the project.

Patrons Only Updated 2 months ago

Content that is visible only to patrons or visible to patrons before it's made public.

Aussie Super Updated 2 months ago

AUSTRALIA'S TAX-ADVANTAGED, compulsory, private superannuation system – the jewel in the crown of the legacy of the Hawke/Keating era – is an innocent fraud. The system was introduced with the best of intentions, but it doesn’t do what it was supposed to do.

Why Nations Fail Updated 2 months ago

Investigation of the relationships responsible for the failure of nations.

Politics Stupid Updated 2 months ago

An elaboration of the model from Ezar Klein's "Why Politics Makes Us Stupid" article.

Credit Never Happened Updated 2 months ago

Given a performance gap this model investigates the implications of working harder or working smarter.

Systems Thinking Updated 2 months ago

This project was developed for at the basis for a California Green Academy web presentation on 2017.11.02

Crowdsourced Homelessness Model Updated 2 months ago

An experiment to better understand the possibility of crowdsourcing a model associated with homelessness.

Embed Anything Updated 2 months ago

Using the YouTube embed script to embed just about anything and have it automatically size to the fit the window it's embedded in.

Relationships & Implications Updated 2 months ago

Effective Solutions might be referred to as an interactive learning environment or an evolving collaborative problem-solving environment. It presents a basis for why we typically create solutions which are only temporary, solutions which make the situation worse or create new problems that have to be dealt with. Effective Solutions then provides an approach for developing solutions which engage the relevant stakeholders in creating enduring solutions which don't create new solutions in the process.

I Used To Be A Systems Thinker Updated 2 months ago

This is a presentation delivered at Skillsfest on 17.08.02 about my personal evolution from being a systems thinker to being a storyteller of relationships and their implications.

Kumu 101 Updated 2 months ago

An introduction to Kumu which I hope is sufficient for others to begin developing relationship models without having to wade through all the initial Kumu understanding.

Child Protection Updated 2 months ago

The Munro Review of Child Protection: Part One: A Systems Analysis

Reinforcing Structure Updated 2 months ago

This perspective presents the Reinforcing Structure, one of the two types of structures which make up all relationship models, the other being the Balancing Structure. I've presented the definition of causal relationships on numerous occasions though this time I'm gonna try to develop the relationship model and then summarize the relationship after. I'm thinking the relationship might be better understood after a context for it is provided.

Balancing Structure Updated 2 months ago

This perspective presents the Balancing Structure, one of the two types of structures which make up all relationship models, the other being the Reinforcing Structure. I've presented the definition of causal relationships on numerous occasions though this time I'm gonna try to develop the relationship model and then summarize the relationship after. I'm thinking the relationship might be better understood after a context for it is provided.

Systems Thinking World Updated 2 months ago

An introduction to the current state of Systems Thinking World along with a short history of the relentless pursuit of understanding relationships and their implications that got us here.

Insight Maker Updated 2 months ago

This Kumu project provides learning environments for developing Insight Maker Simulations, Insight Maker Storytelling, and Agent-Based Models.

Recovering Systems Thinker Updated 2 months ago

This project was developed for at the basis for a California Green Academy web presentation on 2017.11.02

Productivity-FS v2 Updated 2 months ago

This is a basic Kumu model which can be Forked to create a new project with all the appropriate settings for creating relationship models consistent with the presentation used in And? It's All Connected.

Productivity-FS v3 Updated 2 months ago

This is a basic Kumu model which can be Forked to create a new project with all the appropriate settings for creating relationship models consistent with the presentation used in And? It's All Connected.

Storytelling for Understanding Updated 2 months ago

This is a basic Kumu model which can be Forked to create a new project with all the appropriate settings for creating relationship models consistent with the presentation used in And? It's All Connected.

Battling the Jungle Updated 2 months ago

Why is it that changes often return to the way they were before you worked on them. Why is it that the jungle always seems to win!

Creating Insights Updated 2 months ago

How the development of a relationship model promotes understanding and insights as a basis for more effective action dealing with a situation.

Relationships 101 Updated 2 months ago

People often comment that they are overwhelmed by causal relationships and causal relationship diagrams. I expect that the two basic reasons for this are 1) the relationships were never well defined, and 2) relationship maps are typically presented in a manner that asks of people the equivalent of eating an elephant in a single bite. I'm not surprised by the typical result.

Implications 101 Updated 2 months ago

Considering the concepts provided Relationships 101 I thought it best to provide a few example structures and demonstrate how they're labeled to tell stories.

Boy Who Cried Wolf Updated 2 months ago

This model unfolds Aesop's Fable, The Boy Who Cried Wolf, as a set of relationships and their influences. The intent is to demonstrate how easily we learn the wrong things from experience, and then use that learning as a belief governing future actions. Future actions, which only serve to confuse us when they don't produce the desired results. To quote Pogo, one more time, "We have met the enemy and he is us!"

Storytelling 101 Updated 2 months ago

This model will endeavor to provide a sense of how to begin with an apparent problem and research the relationships to evolve a relationship model that can be used to convey the current level of understanding.

Creating the Future Updated 2 months ago

The world we experience today is the result of yesterday's actions and we create the future based on today's actions, and sometimes inaction. This model investigates relationships which describe the manner in which we create the future based on our understanding or lack thereof.

Dealing with Reality Updated 2 months ago

Effective Solutions might be referred to as an interactive learning environment or an evolving collaborative problem-solving environment. It presents a basis for why we typically create solutions which are only temporary, solutions which make the situation worse or create new problems that have to be dealt with. Effective Solutions then provides an approach for developing solutions which engage the relevant stakeholders in creating enduring solutions which don't create new solutions in the process.

Crop Damage Abstract Updated 2 months ago

Crop Damage presents a synthesis of understanding distilled down to a single question... And? And what does this influence? And what influences this? This is based on an old Sufi saying, "Because you understand one, you think you understand two because one and one is two. But first, you have to understand AND."

Crop Damage Updated 2 months ago

Crop Damage presents a synthesis of understanding distilled down to a single question... And? And what does this influence? And what influences this? This is based on an old Sufi saying, "Because you understand one, you think you understand two because one and one is two. But first, you have to understand AND."

L&M StrPers Updated 2 months ago

This is a basic Kumu model which can be Forked to create a new project with all the appropriate settings for creating relationship models consistent with the presentation used in And? It's All Connected.

L&M SysPers Updated 2 months ago

This is a basic Kumu model which can be Forked to create a new project with all the appropriate settings for creating relationship models consistent with the presentation used in And? It's All Connected.

tedx Updated 2 months ago

Model demonstrating using Kumu to keep track of a network of people and how the connections were develop.

Tariffs Updated 2 months ago

This is a basic Kumu model which can be Forked to create a new project with all the appropriate settings for creating relationship models consistent with the presentation used in And? It's All Connected.

Generativity Updated 6 months ago

This is a basic Kumu model which can be Forked to create a new project with all the appropriate settings for creating relationship models consistent with the presentation used in And? It's All Connected.

Productivity-FS Updated 7 months ago

This is a basic Kumu model which can be Forked to create a new project with all the appropriate settings for creating relationship models consistent with the presentation used in And? It's All Connected.

Finding the Way Updated 1 year ago

Effective Solutions might be referred to as an interactive learning environment or an evolving collaborative problem-solving environment. It presents a basis for why we typically create solutions which are only temporary, solutions which make the situation worse or create new problems that have to be dealt with. Effective Solutions then provides an approach for developing solutions which engage the relevant stakeholders in creating enduring solutions which don't create new solutions in the process.

Kumu Environment Updated 1 year ago

An overview of the structure of the Kumu environment with additional maps as appropriate to explain concepts covered along the way.

khelp Updated 1 year ago

Kumu Help intended to enable one to find that tidbit of information that demonstrates how to do what they want to do when they want to do it.

School Improvement Updated over 2 years ago

A Systems Approach to Strategic Planning & School Improvement

The Infamous Bathtub Updated almost 3 years ago

A description of the dynamics of the bathtub model and why most people don't understand dynamics.

Intent Updated over 3 years ago

Level of Documentation Depends on Intent

Boy Who Cried Wolf Lite Updated over 3 years ago

A not so informative version of The Boy Who Cried Wolf created specifically for the Storytelling with Kumu course.

Diagram SG Updated over 3 years ago

Systemigrams

Hewlett Foundation Madison Initiative Updated over 3 years ago

Diagram PM Updated over 3 years ago

Polarity Map Diagram

Diagram FL Updated over 3 years ago

Flying Logic Diagrams

Diagram RM Updated over 3 years ago

Relationship Map

Diagram RP Updated over 3 years ago

Rich Picture Diagram.

Online Learning Community Updated 4 years ago

Investigation into what enables a successful online learning community. This project is the focal point for the synthesizing multiple conversations on this topic underway in multiple locations.

Identity Protective Cognition Updated 4 years ago

This relationship model was developed to sort out what was presented in the Ezra Klein paper titled How Politics Makes Us Stupid.

Diagram VNA Updated over 4 years ago

Value Network Analysis Project

Diagram DM Updated over 4 years ago

Dialogue Map

Diagram MM Updated over 4 years ago

Mind Map

Diagram HY Updated over 4 years ago

RP/CLD Hybrid

Kumu Causal Loops Updated over 4 years ago

How to create causal loops in Kumu

My First Map Updated over 4 years ago

Learning about Kumu Mapping

Diagram CLD Updated over 4 years ago

Causal Loop Diagram

Presentations by stw

Critical Storytelling published Aug 16, 2019