Harrison Owen argues that human systems are open, can’t be controlled, organizational agility is a natural act, and the best thing to do is to not stay in its way.
Harrison Owen is an author, consultant and photographer. For forty years he has explored the world and himself seeking the ways and means towards a deeper understanding of who we all are and how we may live productively with meaning and purpose. His journey has always been interesting, sometimes exciting, and on more than one occasion – deeply rewarding.
The <a href="http://tinyurl.com/9lrhh99">agile CULTURE Conference</a> created by the <a href="http://www.agilephilly.com/">Agile Philly</a> & <a href="http://www.agileboston.org/">Agile Boston</a> groups brought people together to discuss the analysis, design, & hacking of culture. You can examine the pictures, & <a href="http://tinyurl.com/9qmzpgp">links from the conference</a> here.
Great talk on self adaptive systems
The Complexity and Challenges of IT Management within the Cloud
Control is still possible but in an adaptive manner which resembles "influence" rather than control
With regard to flow rather than structure we need to think in terms of stocks and flows