Year: 2014

Happy New Year: Strategic Thinking in Review

  Happy New Year from Serious Insights! Strategic Thinking in Review Here are the top 10 2014 insights from SeriousInsights.net: What is an Information Worker? Welcome to the Serendipity Economy Scenario Planning: Getting to the Matrix How to write a good scenario planning focal question? Five Flappy Bird Addictions That Will Make You a Better Manager Why.

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Visual recording: ‘How You Think About the Future is Dangerous’

  How You Think About the Future is Dangerous A really fun visual capture of my recent talk, “How Your Think About the Future is Dangerous” at re.comm 14 in Austria. Thank you to trendsketcher.de/Anna Luise Sulimma for the great work!

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‘Sketches of Spain and Other Poems’ now available on Amazon

Sketches of Spain and Other Poems Sketches of Spain and Other Poems is the first book of poetry from Daniel W. Rasmus, author of Listening to the Future and Management by Design. Rasmus’s poetry has appeared for several years in leading poetry journals like Barrow Street, Indiana Review and Slipstream. For the first time, you will.

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Why Collaboration is Broken: Becoming Anti-Fragile Through Design

This is an except from the new report: Why Collaboration is Broken. In Nicolas Nasim Taleb’s book, Anti-Fragile, the noted decision-making author describes how some things in nature and engineering benefit from chaos and stress. A glass does not benefit from stress. Place enough stress on it, and it shatters. When people exercise, that places.

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Uncertainty: Fifteen Questions for 2015

This slideshow explores the uncertainties facing the world in 2015 and suggests fifteen strategic questions every organization should be asking.

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Daniel W. Rasmus to Participate in Gigaom Webinar: Making Sense Out of Chaos, While Avoiding Vendor Lock-In – December 17, 2014

Making Sense Out of Chaos, While Avoiding Vendor Lock-In       December 17, 2014 10:00am — 11:00am PST SPONSORED BY Harmon.ie FEATURED PANELISTS Daniel W. Rasmus Industry Analyst, HiveMind Network Philip Sheldrake Managing Partner, Euler Partners David Lavenda Vice President of Product Strategy, harmon.ie MODERATED BY Larry Hawes The promise of the cloud has.

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Knowledge Management: The Price of Entry

Knowledge Management: The Price of Entry Knowledge management requires a price, and good design an even higher price. It is important that those involved in knowledge management pay attention, acutely, to the world around them, if they are to pick up the weak signals that precede new knowledge, or the wake of dissonance that alerts.

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Download New Report: Why Collaboration is Broken

Join knowledge workers all over the world in learning how to make collaboration better. Over the last year, Serious Insights Principal Analyst Daniel W. Rasmus has worked with vendors and consumers of technology to understand why collaboration technology doesn’t provide the business value it should. This research resulted in a new report: Why Collaboration is.

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Apple Event: I Waited Too Long For You To Only Cover Things that Were Leaked

The Apple Event Tim Cook and company, as expected today, announced a bunch of stuff they already announced for about 30-minutes (iPhone 6, Yosemite, iCloud, iOS 8 updates, Apple Watch, etc.), and then announced a number of products for which features were already leaked.  This Apple Event included: I’m am not sure what we waited.

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Machine Learning Will Challenge Work and Intellectual Property Law

I have been briefing with companies that find patterns in data. In my recent Pinchot “intensive” I was talking to students about the kind of patterns that could be found, as well as the implications for intellectual property law related to pattern recognition. Here are two concepts to thinking about: Discovering Patterns in Data On.

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