Ten Things Businesses Need to Get Right About IT In 2023, creating a list of the Ten Things Businesses Need to Get Right About IT may seem dated to some. But for many organizations, IT still plays a supporting role, much more than it should. All organizations need to recognize these ten realities or suffer the consequences of being unattractive to talent, maintaining … [Read more...] about Timely 10s: Ten Things Businesses Need to Get Right About IT
Scenarios and human resources: foresight preparation Scenario planning is often a strategic program driven by executives to help an organization map out its strategic options against a background of uncertainty. Scenario planning should no longer be held captive in the board room, or the executive suite. The new age of uncertainty affects not just strategic choices, but … [Read more...] about Scenarios and Human Resources: 6 Reasons Scenarios and Foresight are Critical to HR
Many organizations attempt too much with their mission statement. They try to incorporate everything they can because they believe that if people reading the mission don’t walk away understanding what they are about, then they may have missed their opportunity. As a poet, I have learned that saying too much often makes people miss the point more than if you leave room for … [Read more...] about Strategy, Values and Mission Statements
What are the scenarios in scenario planning? Scenarios offer narratives about the future. Imagining the future counts as a uniquely human trait. Much of the time, however, we think about the future in the same way we live our lives, extrapolating one event after the other. Emerging technologies, social movements, environmental realizations, political legislation and … [Read more...] about What are the ‘Scenarios’ in Scenario Planning?
Uncertainty in Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Myth of Lock-in James Ogilvy, writing in Strategy + Business, states, “The old production economy was predictable because it operated in the realm of necessity; it produced goods and services people needed, and those were relatively stable. The new economy plays in the realm of freedom; it produces goods and services for a … [Read more...] about Uncertainty in Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Myth of Lock-in