See the reference for further explanations and references to some literature.
The clarification for the fields in the template is given in the Interaction template (Actant Dictionary).
|Target Outcome||an agreed strong diagnostic hypothesis|
|Social actors and roles||analysts; clinical practitioners in various disciplines (medicine, organisation, engineering, climate change,…)|
|Trigger or preceding interaction||problem statement, a shock, the sensing of a negative trend (e.g. erosion of resources, global warming, excessive risk taking by some actors,…)|
|Interfaces and services||A diagnostics guideline clearinghouse; a taxonomy for recording properties of (living) things|
|Inputs and outputs||inputs: evidence (on operations, sensations,…) and comments from the various stakeholders; output: a diagnostic hypothesis that can be defended.|
|Stores and tools||diagnostic instruments and guidelines, such as the Diagnosis guidelines1 (at the US National Guideline Clearinghouse)|
|Further reading||Diagnosis (Wikipedia)|
Position of Diagnosis among the interactions:
- Architecture development
- Citizen's Initiative Review
- Creating a common vision
- Knowledge Conversion