The lifeblood of every organization must be renewed and refreshed regularly. Of course experience matters – but left on its own it begins to grow stale and loses its vibrancy. The comfort and the stability of the known slowly takes over from the desire to forge ahead and look for different ways to evolve. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. In that transition the organization grows stiff. It loses its vibrancy. It is a tale as old as time and probably as old as some of your key platforms.
Every leader will eventually face this challenge. You do not have to wait until its too late, however. There are a myriad of things you can do to keep a low level of disruption present in your organization to ensure velocity and change. One of my favorite ways to do this is …Read More
Recession and rumors of recession. Not quite as biblical in its tone as the original reference but it is hard to miss the growing clamor around the job market. Some think that technologists (developers, infrastructure, cloud, IT professionals) will continue to be in high demand, others say that along with the trendy terms like Great […]Read More
At Dun & Bradstreet each year they have instituted something called May Play Day. It’s an unofficial holiday just before the Memorial Day weekend. It is an acknowledgement of all the hard work and effort that has gone on in the past year, and gives folks the ability to spend a little extra time with […]Read More