The Era of Conceptualization became necessary after most of the operational problems became manageable by technology and became possible due to the discovery of the structure of the intelligence of nature that allowed finding the structure of the concepts that drive human actions.
The development of projects, systems or any kind of solutions in adaptive environments requires managing the concepts involved in order to ensure the results to be obtained. The conceptual design ensures the functionality of a solution.
Thus, unicist conceptual design becomes necessary to ensure results in adaptive environments by managing the fundamentals of the solutions, defining the necessary functions that are integrated as a unified field and ending with the definition of a dynamic process architecture.
This process includes the definition of roles, business objects and maximal and minimum synchronic actions to ensure the achievement of results.
The purpose of conceptual design is to define the process architecture of the solution. To make this solution possible, it is necessary to be able to emulate it in mind.
Emulating in mind requires envisioning the final picture of the process and the results that will be achieved. This requires having the knowledge of the fundamentals of the process and a solution thinking approach that allows building the solution.
The emulation of the solution becomes possible if the conceptual knowledge of the solution is available.
The conceptual knowledge requires managing the ontogenetic map that defines the functionality of the concept that drives the solution.
Thus conceptual design implies integrating the emulation of the solution and the conceptual knowledge of the process to build the process architecture.
It is necessary to be aware of the concept of a given reality in order to be able to assume the responsibility for producing results in adaptive environments. Those who cannot emulate the structure of concepts can only assume the responsibility of operational tasks or use their preconcepts to develop an activity.
The discovery of the behavioral objects explained how concepts guide conscious actions. They integrate the available data in the long-term memory, which includes the semantic, episodic and procedural memory. This explained that the capacity to emulate in “mind” the external reality depends on the level of conceptualization of an individual. The level of conceptualization expands through practice.
NOTE: The Unicist Research Institute was the pioneer in using the unicist logical approach in complexity science research and became a private global decentralized leading research organization in the field of human adaptive systems. It has an academic arm and a business arm.