Humpty 2.0?

This is an important question, but not popular. Everything in nature operates in cycles, including us and our businesses. Times change faster than businesses. The average lifespan of a business, has fallen from around 60 years sixty years ago to 18 years today. You will outlive several of the businesses you work for. Humpty 1.0Continue reading “Humpty 2.0?”

Fear is a waste of imagination

Some of the biggest shifts we are seeing in the way our world operates is being enabled by interoperable systems. Ensuring that my data can work with your data, and that my systems can work with your systems. This capability is creating fertile conditions for everything from mashups to radical innovation and insight. The “price”Continue reading “Fear is a waste of imagination”

Old Game, New Rules

For just about all of my working life, over four decades, organisations have held sway. They had the resources, the status, the networks and the power. When I left university, the conventional wisdom was to look for the “solid organisation”. That makes it quite strange to suddenly realise that it’s changed. Quite disconcerting really, likeContinue reading “Old Game, New Rules”