Black Swan Farming

big screen iphone

This time, it’s personal

We are about to see a significant shift of focus in personal computing. The smartphone is fast approaching saturation. It’s gotten to the point where if your mother doesn’t have a smartphone that’s abnormal. There’s clearly...

Gut-feel Shit for brains

Why bother *quantifying* the Cost of Delay?

Quantifying the Cost of Delay of the things we are working on helps us with: Improving the ROI delivered with a scarce resource Managing the demands of multiple stakeholders Making sensible economic trade-offs Changing the focus...

Those who say it cannot be done

We can’t afford mismanagement

Horace Deidu recently started working at The Clayton Christensen Institute, to help further develop the theory of disruptive innovation. Here, he nails his thesis on the door of Wall Street: Because firms are increasingly determining...

Macintosh Team's Pirate Flag (from mac-history.net)

Tribal Leadership

Interested in culture, and introducing change in organisations? Özlem Yüce has a great intro to the Tribal Leadership stages that is well worth a read. I want to expand on a couple of things, but you really...