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Field of work
The general field of work is known as Naturalising Sense-making which provides a loose constraint on content.
- Familiarise yourself with the getting started guide.
- Current priority items that need working on, including material for the Field Book.
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Directory (please keep this up to date)
Methods can be major or minor, the former requiring some form of training and experiences. The latter tend to be swept up in the broad category of complex facilitation. Some methods require a knowledge of supporting theory (described in the concept pieces).
Principles are often in the form of a heuristic to provide an easily memorable reminded of how to do things and can be supported by metaphors and checklists.
Frameworks such as Cynefin® can be a method, or require methods for their operation.
Assemblies are as the name suggests an assembly of methods, frameworks and concepts, which require mentoring in the approach as a whole as well as training in the various components.
Software such as SenseMaker® are also referred to as tools and are generally supported by methods and concepts.
All of these are supported by cases.
- Complex facilitation
- Framework articles
- Glossary including translations
- List of methods
- Principles, metaphors and checklists
- Support material & references
- User guides for SenseMaker®
- Community Forums for SenseMaker®
Cynefin® Centre activities
If you are creating a new article please cut and paste from the appropriate template content when you create a page
Note that these are Cynefin® page templates - not the same thing as Mediawiki templates.
Please remember that page names are only capitalised on the first word.
- Methods template (for all methods)
- Assemblies template (for assemblies or any combination of methods)
- Framework and concepts template (for frameworks such as Cynefin® and articles on theory)
- Case studies template (which can be anonymised as necessary) describing how the various methods were used
- Training template (outlines of Cynefin® Centre and Cognitive Edge training courses - subject to non-commercial use license)