Dealing with deep uncertaintyWhat is deep uncertainty? And how can scenarios help deal with it? One of the ways we handle unknown unknowns is by using scenarios. Scenarios are stories about the future, meant to guide our decision-making in the present.
Art and participatory modellingWhat can art contribute to participatory modelling? Over the past decade, participatory visual and narrative arts have been more frequently and effectively incorporated into scenario planning and visioning workshops.
Models as NarrativesI interpret the world through the stories I create. My interpretations of these stories are my own mental models of how I view the world.
Towards an evaluation framework for participatory modelingA first step in developing an evaluation framework for participatory modeling is to establish criteria for processes, outputs, and outcomes. Such criteria would answer a basic question about what it means when we say that a participatory modeling process, output, or outcome is good, worthy, or meritorious.