business

The following 6 posts are tagged with the tag business.

The Challenge of Innovation

17 Nov 2014   business  innovation  marketing  philosophy  process 
Many a 2x2 matrix has been developed around what we tend to call "innovation", but are these existing ways of thinking about innovation actually useful to us? Are they practical enough to help guide our daily thinking and activities to actually facilitate real-life innovation? Of course, the... Read more

Building in a little fat

Several times now I've wondered if there are perhaps lessons we can take from real-world, successful projects and approaches the ICT industry that we may be able to apply generally to society. A simple example is how the Agile management approach speaks rather deeply, on a philosophical level,... Read more

Deeper into the flaw in Network 21's value proposition

05 Jul 2013   business  consumerism  featured  freedom  network 21  scary 
Of all the articles on my site, The Flaw in Network 21's Value Proposition gets the most traffic and comments, and seems to stir up the most emotional responses. After reading through my previous post and all the comments, I thought I'd unpack a little more of why I see its value proposition to... Read more

The flaw in Network 21's value proposition

28 Mar 2012   business  consumerism  network 21  scary  truth 
See the follow-up article for this one here: Deeper Into the Flaw in Network 21's Value Proposition. This past Monday evening I had the pleasure of finally attending an information session on the infamous Network 21 - it was pleasurable because I could finally confirm my suspicions as to their... Read more

Why is Facebook so successful?

This morning I thought I'd do some digging to try and find what people think about why Facebook became so successful. Most answers that I found didn't really capture what I thought about the issue (not even Zuckerberg's own opinion), so I decided to give a bit of an alternative perspective on... Read more

Business, complexity and emergence

14 Nov 2011   business  complexity  emergence  philosophy 
In trying to understand business in new ways, it seems as though a variety of authors (academic and non-academic) have been trying to apply perspectives from a relatively new "branch" of science that is still busy taking shape: that of emergence. The concept of emergence comes from a variety of... Read more