Management by Discovery account of how people plan when faced with ill-defined goals - by Gary A. Klein: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_A._Klein
"Any Map is Better Than No Map At All" (Cartographic Placebo Effect)
Human Sensor Networks: http://cognitive-edge.com/blog/human-sensor-networks-the-ultimate-executive-coach/
“…when you engage a significant percentage of employees, customers, or citizens in the continuous process of recording not only observations and experiences, but also the meaning and influences that such observations and experiences have on them, you have in effect created a human sensor network. The key is to provide people with a semi-constrained framework of meaning through which they reflect on their experience or observation and signify the meaning of each specific observation or experience. The framework of meaning may relate to corporate culture, innovation, safety, engagement, knowledge transfer, or other topic spaces with some initiatives having a combination.”
https://pursuanceproject.org/ - a system for crowdsourced journalism:
"Pursuance is open source software that enables individuals to organize in the pursuit of shared goals."
Article about pursuance: https://www.dailydot.com/layer8/pursuance-project-barrett-brown/
“Pursuance aims to unify like-minded individuals with the purpose of pooling resources, dispersing tools to enact social change, and establishing a system of accountability to produce tangible solutions for the greater good,” Burkhart said. “Imagine the effectiveness of a network of individuals, all equipped with a variety of skills to meet the demands of a certain issue, working simultaneously with hundreds of other entities focused on similar pursuits.”
Pursuance Tech Talk demo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7MuSCDXvTc
"For the first time in human history, we can get any individual to collaborate with any other individual. So its about time we start leveraging this"