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The conceptagon: A framework for systems thinking and systems practice

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4 Author(s)
Boardman, J. ; Systomics Lab., Stevens Inst. of Technol., Hoboken, NJ, USA ; Sauser, B. ; John, L. ; Edson, R.

For the myriad scientific, technological, and socio-politico-economic specialties to be better integrated, the term system must add to its ubiquity a precision that facilitates communion among specialists. This paper, building on the body of systems thinking knowledge and cognizant of the key problem-solving systems methodologies, presents a new framework, the Conceptagon, and illustrates its use by describing its application to a case study drawing on the United States Department of Defense Biometrics Enterprise.

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Systems, Man and Cybernetics, 2009. SMC 2009. IEEE International Conference on

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11-14 Oct. 2009