and Venture Management
||A series of three articles that explores the emerging science of complexity
theory and its applications to business and society.
|Weak Signal Research
||A process of systematic search of the environment to recognize and capitalize
on emergent trends in business, technology and society before they break
the threshhold of mainstream awareness. This skill becomes more vital
for the viability of organizations as the rate of change in society and
technology continues to increase.
|Philosophy and Practice
||Matt Taylor's exploration of the meaning and applications of architecture.
|Growth of Our Network
||Matt Taylor's discussion of the genesis and evolution of the processes,
tools and environments used by MG Taylor Corporation.
||The process models developed by MG Taylor facilitate meaningful dialogues
about process and the realationships between process and other domains
of work and life.
Archives: Notes on Design
||The design process is a fundamental tool used by MG Taylor to approach
difficult and complex issues. These are the fundmental priciples of design.
|Rules for Flocking
Behavior in the Web
||An application of complexity theory to the MG Taylor network.
|Rules of the Web:
An Application of Patch Theory to Collaborative Design
||General rules developed for applying patch theory to human endeavors.
To our knowledge, we are the first to have attempted this application.
You may see the results below.
a DesignShop® Event?
||A brief introduction to the three-day DesignShop process by which we
and our clients design solutions to complex problems. This has been the
most common application of our work processes.
|What is a NavCenter
||An introduction to the NavCenter System concept--an MG Taylor® environment
devoted to the roll-out of a specific, if complex, project. The NavCenter
system allows clients to explore and use both MGTaylor environments and
processes on a more intimate and day-to-day level.
|7 Domains® Work
Product (Preface) (gateway to 60 additional
||The work product from the fourth 7 Domains® Workshop in February,
1997. These pages include a participant work product (created by using
patch theory) and a KreW work product. These workshops allow us to experiment
with and push the limits of our own processes.