Smart4sense2act: Introducing an Organic Approach to Task and Process Design

  • Fritz Bastarz
  • Patrick Halek
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 284)


Circumstances in our society and economy are far more complex and interconnected today than they were years ago. But still we focus on a very traditional way of working on tasks: a linear and mechanistic way of thinking and acting. Ignoring that modern, complex and highly developed systems need a different way of dealing with organisations, tasks and processes, we wonder more and more why goals can be achieved less and less. Leaving the mechanistic point of view and introducing an organic approach, smart4sense2act (read: smart-for-sense-to-act) offers a computer-supported approach and procedure (including a set of methods) ready to use for displaying, analysing and working on complex tasks and processes. Be it strategic planning, organisational development, process- or project-mangement, smart4sense2act offers one set of methods and one web-based tool for different tasks. smart4sense2act is barrier-free as well as quick and easy to use. Based on subject-oriented process-management, the principle of smart4sense2act is a stakeholder oriented systemic analysing and arranging of tasks. Aiming on the quick and direct implementation of results within the organisation, the goal of smart4sense2act is to support organisations in gaining a more realistic and value-oriented performance facing the actual needs of today and tomorrow.


complexity corporate governance holistic management lateral thinking organic management performance management stakeholders systemic thinking 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fritz Bastarz
    • 1
  • Patrick Halek
    • 1
  1. 1.smart4sense2actViennaAustria

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