Category: Forecasting

Proverb 4 the day…

Forecast the future for a person and you satisfy their curiosity for a day. Teach them to think about the future, and you give them curiosity for a lifetime. –Daniel W. Rasmus Twitter version: Forecast the future 4 a person & U satisfy their curiosity 4 a day-Teach them 2 think abt the future &.

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10 Forces Shaping the Workplace of the Future

10 Forces Shaping the Workplace of the Future article out in Talent Management Magazine.

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Why is Uncertainty in so many of Today’s Headlines

I just completed a brief interview on uncertainty, and I don’t think my answer was as precise as it could be. So I thought I would write out the answer here. Hope is a fact but certainty is a myth. Through the construct of hope, people may believe that things are stable or certain, but.

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Thinking Like a Strategist. Perspectives on Research.

When a large organization tells me that they have "confirmed their strategic position with research" I am immediately skeptical because that sentence doesn’t provide me with enough information. I dig a little deeper by asking a not so simple question: Was this research conducted after you decided on your position or before? This question is.

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The Tens: Don’t Trust A Futurist

For more serious insights on strategy click here.

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Six Cautions for IT in the Cloud Planners, or Why Bernard Golden is Wrong

CIO Magazine ran a story this week (July 29, 2010) on six predictions on how cloud computing will change IT, taking it from the hodgepodge of today’s options into the smooth waters of a post-cloud world where IT only has one choice.  Even the opening premise leaves me flat, because as we move to a.

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Visual Notes from my stop on the Podio World Tour

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Organization Next Workshop Follow-up. The Anne Arkie Persona. #e2conf #organizationnext

This is the last installment of the Enterprise 2.0 Organization Next personas. These stories recognize my interpretation of the data provided by conference attendees. The stories are intended to provide a sense of the scenario constraints, and how the constraints of that future shape the people and their behaviors based on the four contexts provided..

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Organization Next Workshop Follow-up. The Nikita Persona. #e2conf #organizationnext

Nikita Freelance Planet It’s the buzz, it’s the buzz it’s the buzz. That’s Nikita’s job. To figure out the buzz. As the Director of Conversational Analytics Nikita needs to tell her clients what their people are talking about. She works for a number of companies, but insists on the same title everywhere. It’s in the.

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Organization Next Workshop Follow-up. The Inca Persona. #e2conf #organizationnext

Inca Trial Separation The phone rings. Inca answers it. It is her boss. This time of morning it always her boss. Inca works for BankChina. She is the human resources manager, reporting to the Vice President of Operations. Inca and her boss take their jobs very seriously. She wants to work at the bank for.

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