Category: Strategy

Why Every Start-up Needs Marketing

So, you want to tell me about your company or why every start-up needs marketing I recently reviewed several dozen start-up websites, some for competitions, others for advisory work, and a few as part of an initial introduction. In all cases, I was asked to give the companies feedback on their products, not their websites..

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Modula5 Wireless Charging System Review: a Magnificent Way to Charge Wireless Devices

Modula5 Wireless Charging System Some products are so simple that they do not require deep reviews. They simply work as advertised, reflect solid engineering and quality manufacturing. Such is the Modula5 Wireless Charging System from RapidX. A few weeks ago, just as I was leaving my home for my first trip in 20 months, a.

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Why It’s Time to Adopt Agile Scenario Planning

The case for Agile Scenario Planning Since the onset of the pandemic, any set of scenario plans that did not include a global pandemic or an analog, instantly became useless. The black swan of the pandemic disrupted assumptions across the board. It made almost everything uncertain. Early on in the pandemic, a few forecasters attempted.

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12 Hybrid Work Fears Managers Must Face

Work was not good before the pandemic for many. Lockdowns forced a change to remote work, often with the sentiment of getting back to normal as quickly as possible. The prolonged nature of the pandemic empowered some to reimagine work. Managers fear a return to the old ways may not be in the cards, and.

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The Microsoft Viva Employee Experience Platform Should be a Work Experience Platform

On February 4, 2021, Microsoft announced its new employee experience platform, Microsoft Viva. Viva consists of the following modules at launch: Viva builds on existing Microsoft technologies including Yammer, SharePoint, and Microsoft 365. The experiences will mostly be delivered via Teams. Serious Insights Analysis I hate to start off the analysis of a new product.

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CES 2021: Early reveals of WFH technology promise improved work experiences

CES 2021. I usually arrive in Las Vegas early. My CES registration saved on my phone for easy access at the badge retrieval stands at McCarran Airport’s baggage claim. Then the first of the all too far walks to things that would be convenient in any other city,. An app tap on my iPhone 12.

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Scenario Workshop Expectations or What to Expect When You’re Expecting a Scenario Plan

Before you decide on scenario planning Scenario Workshop Expectations. You’ve made a decision to develop a scenario plan. That’s a big step for a strategic planning program. But it is only a first step. Deciding to integrate scenario planning into your strategic work means you’ve also decided that many of the factors influencing your future.

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Strategy and The Environment: Why Engineering To Save The Planet of Our Memory May Be The Wrong Choice

Strategy and The Environment: Nature adapts to change. That is its superpower. And nature plays the long game. Nature adapts to survive. Humans view the world through a truncated temporal lens. Most humans harken back to childhood memories of ponds, of lakes freezing over, of the unbridled nature caught on camera by Cousteau and Disney..

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Scenario Planning and Agility: The Case for Scenarios In an Uncertain World

Scenario Planning and Agility: The Case for Scenarios In an Uncertain World Scenario planning and agility. Too often, managers and leaders focus on how to control the near-term. They don’t take the time to consider if what they prioritize as important today, will be useful, valuable, or applicable to some future state of the organization. .

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CES 2019 Wrap-up: What We Learned and the Best of CES 2019 [Video]

CES 2019 Wrap-up: What We Learned and the Best of CES 2019 Last week at this time I was cool hunting the floor of the Las Vegas convention center in search of the questions Serious Insights found most pressing about the future of work. I managed to find a few items of interest. The major.

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