I have never believed chaos would help me to stabilize my company and bring it to a new level, says Denis Gorshkov, CEO of Diatom Enterprises.
Discipline, planning, strict order… probably, those would be the concepts that would come to my mind 10 years ago when thinking of Organization Management. However, after letting the business develop as it might for some time, I have become a happier person and a more successful director. Let me share my thoughts with you.
We live in a world engulfed by chaos. Weather, market, technology, political events and even our own health are for the most part chaotic and unpredictable. In essence, all our lives we try to adapt to [...]
Kenny MacIver – September 2015
In the face of digitally driven exponential change, public sector CIOs need to act like venture capitalists, says Dr David Bray, CIO at the US’s Federal Communications Commission, empowering problem-solving ‘change agents.’
It may only be in its early stages, but the digital revolution is driving change at a blistering pace. As Dr David Bray, CIO at the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) observes, this new industrial era is not only changing the way we work and play but also how countries and societies evolve, prosper and co-exist.
The rate of change creates a fundamental challenge for the public sector, which — at least in [...]
Think outsourcing eases leadership burdens? Think again.
A company decides to implement some packaged software to streamline their financing operations. They decide to outsource the work. The company does a great job working through a disciplined process to define requirements, solicit bids, evaluate vendors, finalize the scope of work, and negotiate the contract.
They hire a brand name consulting company to make it happen. The project seems to be humming along when the projects hits a wall, in what they thought were its final two months. It turns out that the users hate the software and for the next eight months, the project devolves into senior leaders “encouraging” [...]
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