A year of change and the start of a new venture A good friend of mine recently asked upon hearing of my impending career change what I planned to do next. … Continue reading Gratitude and Reflections on 2019
How enterprises misfire in aligning talent to work It was the shot heard around the world. Or rather, the putdown heard loud and clear from New Zealand. When Chloe Swarbrick uttered … Continue reading OK Boomer Organization
Why companies get stuck in business as usual management My fondest times from childhood were playing with Legos. While I had some of the early City and Space sets, I … Continue reading The Management Conundrum
Building innovation teams requires a different breed The very balance of air superiority during World War II was at risk of being upended. Germany was close to launching the world’s … Continue reading Hiring the Outliers
Why innovation struggles to make the leap in enterprises I am a big fan of podcasts. For someone that is on the go most of the time, being able to … Continue reading Connecting the Dots
A personal transformation journey I talk a lot about transformation. In fact, almost every conversation I have with IT leaders is about a journey going from old to new. Whether … Continue reading From Old to New
When geek culture thrives, innovation happens There is a cartoon I saw several years back often used as an allegory of the travails of sales. It applies equally well however … Continue reading The Mad Ones
Wrote 100 posts, learned a lot & reflecting on the top hits When it comes to age, the number 100 holds a special place. I have only met a handful of … Continue reading Reaching 100
How business executives took the good of Agile and killed it Conflict is as integral and essential to the human experience as birth, love, and death. From struggle comes both the … Continue reading The Unbearable Lightness of Agile
In an era where software is eating the world, CEO’s need to build up their software acumen Napoleon is considered one of the greatest military leaders of history. Over the course … Continue reading Does Your CEO Understand Software Development?
Quick word association game, what do you immediately think of when you hear “dinosaur”? Some snarky readers might say COBOL programmers, but I think of the word extinction. One solitary … Continue reading Does the Chief Digital Officer Matter Anymore?
Suppose your company wanted to build an entirely new digital experience for customers. It’s a complex project though, so you decide to remove some things to simplify the rollout. First … Continue reading How Outsourcing Killed Innovation