Backcasting: Starts with defining a desirable future and then works backward to identify policies and programs that will connect the future to the present. The fundamental backcasting question is: “if we want to reach a certain goal, what actions must be taken to get there?”
Biomimicry: (or biomimetics) Is the imitation of the models, systems, and elements of nature for the purpose of solving complex human problems.
Butterfly effect: In chaos theory, the butterfly effect is the sensitive dependence on initial conditions in which a small change in one state of a deterministic nonlinear system can result in large differences in a later state.
Care cycle: Philips introduced the care cycle model to describe the different stages a patient ...