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 Entropy in Project Management An individualâ€™s success in making choices depends on the choices of others (i.e., Nash Equilibrium, Prisonerâ€™s Dilemma) Entropy in Project Management: What have been your experiences when dealing with this Issue and how have you manage it in your projects? Posted: Aug 8, 2016 6:55 PM
Interesting article: An Entropy-Based Approach for Measuring Project Uncertainty

https://www.questia.com/library/journal/1G...ect-uncertainty
Interesting Article as well: Entropy is Winning

https://www.projectmanagement.com/blog-pos...ropy-is-Winning
If human being can effectively measure and quantify the uncertainties in the project management or any other domains, no more unknown might exist,
Risk management is the counterpoint to uncertainty. What you cannot make certain must be managed through mitigation, contingency, fallback, exploiting and enhancements.
"Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing." - Warren Buffett

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Aug 09, 2016 12:41 PM
George Lewis
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Entropy: It is a natural tendency to move from order to disorder
Entropy: It is a natural tendency to move from order to disorder
Aug 09, 2016 5:44 AM
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"Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing." - Warren Buffett

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Correct...

Entropy: It is a natural tendency to move from order to disorder
I have not seen any commenting correctly on this adage in regards to project management.
Normally entropy is high at the beginning of the project and diminishes as moving towards the closure
Entropy, uncertainty and risk together with complexity form a system.
Entropy is the second law of thermodynamics - which says that a process is spontaneous if the variation in entropy of the universe - system + context is greater than cero.
Entropy inevitably will penetrate our project the key is to be prepared to handle it.
Entropy is a curse but also can be a blessing that depends on us.
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