Am currently fully engaged on an interesting client project. Took a few days off last week, found time to publish a few blogposts that had been sitting in Evernote for a while.
Tackling @lucykellaway's question, whether
those workers who stay for years with the same companies (are)
unambitious and mediocre, or does the corporate grind make them so?
Inside the Whale
Some software vendors have accused industry analysts of operating a
"pay-to-play" system, which allegedly favours those vendors who are
willing to buy into the latest jargon (hype). Comparing this question with the ethics of "pay-to-play" as explored in the video games
On the CMO-CIO disconnect
A study from Accenture exposing a disconnect between the Chief
Information Officer (CIO) and the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), with
only one in 10 of the executives surveyed being satisfied with the
current level of collaboration between CMOs and CIOs.
Working for the Machine
The recent appointment of an algorithm to a Board of Directors raises
the spectre of science fiction becoming fact. Although many commentators
regarded the appointment as a publicity stunt, there has always been an
undercurrent of fear about machine intelligence.
Also updated a few older posts.
Bring Your Own Expectations (May 2013)
Double Bluff (October 2005)
The Power of Preconceptions (July 2010)
On the Nature of Platforms - There are several ways of thinking about platforms. Economists tend to view platforms as essentially containers for transactions. Canonical examples: Amazo...
2 days ago