The SCOS * method: a proprietary tool for value-modelling, -designing and -monitoring
complex projects and systems.
* SCOS : Systemics for Complex Organisational Systems
Highly versatile and adaptable,
- it applies to a wide range of problems, projects and systems of all sizes and its focus can be adjusted;
- it takes into account value fields of various natures:
- economic and financial,
- material or immaterial : social, environmental, …
- discrete or continuous.
- it can deal with estimates;
- it puts up with uncertainties and pins down feasability conditions;
- it highlights pathways to be explored / examined further / dropped;
- thus it serves as:
- a driver for innovation,
- and a valuable decision-helping tool under uncertain conditions.
Collaborative and conveyable,
- it is « portable » as it helps to federate various fields of expertise and/or to focus on some specific areas;
- it allows you to learn as you go through short feedback loops.
- it can be transposed at various organisation levels depending on the project’s course;
- or put on hold then resumed depending on results achieved and decisons made.
Rigourous and stringent,
- it requires to focus on value and functions, rather than costs and means.
- it is easy to implement and delivers its first results over a short period of time, then it can be adjusted by trials and errors.
It works as a genuinely integrated information and knowledge management tool.