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Re: [scrumdevelopment] Re: Wholeness (was: Question)

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  • Phlip
    ... Uh, actually equilibrium is a dynamic attractor . A strange attractor bounces between two targets, like the Lorentz Butterfly. ... Allow me to be of
    Message 1 of 10 , Dec 13, 2004
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      > Victor Szalvay wrote:

      > > I just read up a bit on chaos theory and it's starting to make more
      > > theoretical sense, but please correct/expand my understanding. The
      > > idea is that complex systems in a state of relative stability
      > > organize
      > > at new, unpredictable levels "for free". Highly complex and
      > > perturbed
      > > systems have "strange attractor" forces acting on them, which is
      > > self-organization.

      Uh, actually equilibrium is a "dynamic attractor". A "strange
      attractor" bounces between two targets, like the Lorentz Butterfly.

      > > Applied to software, teams develop in highly
      > > chaotic and complex environments and the Scrum practices are the
      > > strange attractors constraining them (control the chaos, if you
      > > will)
      > > acting in a positive and nurturing manner that yields
      > > self-organization toward project success.
      > >
      > > I'm way out of my domain here, I know, but this is fascinating.

      Ann Dillon wrote:

      > Dude,
      > You're like totally blowing my mind here... :)

      Allow me to be of service.

      <a beat>

      ;-)

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      Phlip
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