All posts by Jacek Marczyk

Jacek Marczyk, author of nine books on uncertainty and complexity management, has developed in 2003 the Quantitative Complexity Theory (QCT), Quantitative Complexity Management (QCM) methodologies and a new complexity-based theory of risk and rating.

Alternative data, investment strategies and the principle of incompatibility

Why an increased percentage of hedge fund managers are planning to use alternative data and new analytics in their investment processes.

How to ‘fix’ standard deviations

How standard deviations may be ‘adjusted’ to take into account an interesting aspect of data, namely complexity.

Car electronics: how much more complexity can we handle?

Excessive complexity is a formidable source of fragility. If you want to make something fragile, make it very complex. An analysis by Jacek Marczyk.

What is Critical Complexity?

If you do know how complex your business is, and how far from criticality it finds itself functioning, you have a great early-warning system.

How the Rating of Bitcoin Compares to that of Fiat Currencies

How does the Bitcoin compares to the RtS ratings of the major fiat currencies such as the British Pound, the Yen and the Euro? An analysis by Jacek Marczyk.

On the extraordinary importance of complexity

Complexity is not just a measure of how intricate, or sophisticated, something is. Find out more about complexity in this text by Jacek Marczyk.

Payment card industry in Vietnam – A systemic risks analysis

In theory things look great for the Vietnamese payment card industry. Let’s see if this is confirmed by a systemic Resistance to Shocks analysis.

Rating the Bitcoin – When new technologies meet

Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency and worldwide payment system. Jacek Marczyk explains the resistance to shocks rating of Bitcoin.

Gravity, Time and Complexity

A new theory proposed to explain why time evolves only in one direction is analyzed by Jacek Marczyk.

Complexity: A next generation global cyber weapon

A new exotic application of the QCM technology! A text by Jacek Marczyk.

The complexity map of the human DNA. Is it possible?

Jacek Marczyk investigates the possibility of synthesizing the first Complexity Map of the human DNA.

Ryanair, a fragile complex giant

Jacek Marczyk explains why ''Too Big To Fail'' no longer works. Today it is ''Too Complex to Survive''.