The Memory of Systems – Censemaking

The Memory of Systems April 26, 2021 Cameron D. Norman 619 Viewscense, complexity, decision making, design, developmental evaluation, evaluation, Living History, path dependence, reflective practice, systems change, systems thinking, W. Edwards DemingSystems change is so difficult because is the link between the past, present and future is tight and often invisible.The term “system(s) change” is often used without a clear sense of what it means.What is the system that needs to be changed and how is that system defined? These are two important questions that will shape the answers.Systems are also affected by history and this ‘memory’ within a system is an important, yet often neglected part of understanding change.Remembering where systems started is an important signal for where they can go.

The Memory of Systems – Censemaking