For those of you not yet exposed to the relatively new term “unicorn company,” here are a few notes to help cover the basics: 1) Apparently some people use the term in a derogatory manner. e.g. DevOps Dictionary defines a Unicorn Company as “a company
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In today’s “always on” world, there’s a rush to answer. Ubiquitous access to data and volatile business demands are accelerating this sense of urgency. But we must slow down and understand each other better in order to avoid poor decisions and succeed in this environment.
Watch Gerd Leonhard speak to the Sanoma Lab about how large companies can be just as innovative as start-ups. A special thanks to Jonathan Marks, Christopher Marks and Sanoma Lab NL for making this happen.
We are seeing an amazing evolution around how we work, how we lead, and how we structure our companies. These are the 14 Principles of the Future Organization. ‘Intrapreneurial’ is an excellent principle, and one of the hardest to accomplish for some reason. Perhaps it’s
Check out this podcast. It’s Gerd Leonhard speaking at FINCO Congress 2014 on the future of business, and in particular, the next 5 years of retail, commerce and technology.
It’s still too early to paint a definitive picture of what the global organization of the future will look like as efforts like these become more commonplace. What we’re confident about is that “process-centric” thinking will be a more prominent feature of organization design than
Tesla understands that it can’t build the industry single-handedly. As the company’s CEO, Elon Musk, wrote on his blog, “Our true competition is not the small trickle of non-Tesla electric cars being produced, but rather the enormous flood of gasoline cars pouring out of the
Technology is no longer a silo and it is not exclusive to those in the ICT field. Technology has an effect on everyone, particularly in the way business is done. “You can’t just be in the tech business. You just can’t be in the software
The rapid consolidation of YouTube programming has thrown the small players into a frenzy of excitement and apprehension. They’re concerned that the big companies will squash the community’s creative autonomy and turn its artists into creative serfs. The great hope, on the other hand, is
This article by Ross Dawson covers ten of the major trends for micro and mid-sized business. These trends include: Lightning Gratification Speed is the name of the game. As the world has accelerated over the last years and decades, people’s patience has eroded to the