While this Wall Street Journal story is about the entertainment industry, all of us involved in software would do well to take a look. Piracy of all kinds costs our industry billions every year, representing profits lost for shareholders. Some companies look the other way, others see it as a clandestine marketing tool. Maybe it’s More
Little bits that don’t have another home.
Chris, my physical trainer and all around nice guy, recommended Lamb to me and it had me laughing out loud while thinking about my faith in new ways. The story is about “Biff”, the sidekick friend of Joshua (ala Jesus) and aims to fill in about 30 years that are missing from the bible to More
Strategy has 5 Structural Elements – power distribution, decision-making, idea generation, ideas, process and people. Miss tuning one and you’ll fail. Add items that don’t blend and you’ll fail. Decision-Making The way decisions are made in organizations determines how ideas are generated, and which ideas get considered. The way decisions are made also influences how More
Former Googleites are in the news everywhere today regarding their launch of a search engine. Cuil, as you’ll find out from the excerpt of a story written by Jessica E. Vascellaro, is supposed to deliver better results. It’s great that Cuil searches more than Google. I encountered problems with a simple search such as the More
Strategy has 5 Structural Elements – power distribution, decision-making, idea generation, ideas, process and people. Miss tuning one and you’ll fail. Add items that don’t blend and you’ll fail. Power Distribution This dictates who to involve, how much information each individual is allowed, and ultimately the process by which organizations make decisions. Know who you’re More
Part of the difficulty in strategy creation is the temptation to direct rather than ask open-ended questions. When the C-suite sends a directive telling people to head in a certain direction, thinking isn’t involved. Teams start to align against that order and move to execute it. Middle-management becomes the scapegoat for failure to execute the More