Posts Tagged "innovation"

From services to digital products – why we are changing

Jul 03 2017

Energized Work is 10 years old this month. Somehow, against all odds, we survived. Now that we’ve officially entered our teens, I’d…

7 ways to reduce the risk of innovation in business

Jun 22 2017

Projects promoting innovation in business needn’t be the risky, fraught affairs many consider them to be.  Here are 7 tips for reducing…

Fiscally responsible innovation

Jul 04 2015

How long will it take and how much will it cost? “Who knows” is an honest answer, if slightly flippant. The reality…

Iteration reduces the cost of getting it right

Jul 03 2015

The cost of iteration  –  the cost of changing, tweaking, improving a process and then repeating it again and again  – significantly impacts…

Safe To Fail

Apr 23 2015

Author’s Note: This is part of a series following on from a 20 minute talk about prioritisation at Product Tank London aiming to provide some detail…

Spark the change – innovation governance

Jul 01 2014

We’ll be running a World Café event at the upcoming Spark The Change conference this week in London to explore the relationship…

Knowledge iceberg

Jun 01 2012

I’m enjoying reading again the view of knowledge described by Ikujiro Nonaka and Hirotaka Takeuchi in their book The Knowledge-Creating Company. They…

Efficiency drives productivity but kills creativity

May 30 2012

Change and creativity always take us by surprise. Being efficient doesn’t help us cope with this. The more adapted something is to…

Business change requires changing the working mindset

May 29 2012

The billable hour is a direct descendent of the labor theory of value, which was falsified in 1871. Why are we still…

Wake up and smell the complacency

May 01 2007

Via Ed Gibbs. A recent Gartner reports says: Wake up IT managers, you’re mediocre at best.   A sweeping generalisation? Probably. But I’ve definitely worked in places…