What’s In a Loop?
a blog on learning, analtyics and systems
Tag Archives: Lean
We talk about switching costs at my workplace – the time spent moving attention from one project to another. Changing your focus requires you to wrap up what you are doing, perhaps before you had brought it to a natural … Continue reading
I have long believed that fact-based decision making is better, but ironically there has been little evidence supporting that belief. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) conducted research on this very question in the fall of 2014, and concluded that “data-driven” … Continue reading
I was reminded again this past week about how all the new ideas about how to make change and improve things don’t make much difference without practice. I get excited when I read about something new that I can use … Continue reading
It occurred to me recently that one reason we don’t learn from what we do is because of delays. A delay in the feedback loop between cause (action) and effect (result of action) makes it much more difficult to recognize … Continue reading
In recent posts I wrote about the possibility of changing how an organization makes decisions by changing how I make decisions and the impact of self-observation. For the past three weeks I have been tracking decision making behavior of both myself … Continue reading