Browsing All posts tagged under »Unconventional Thinking«

CIOs – Learn To Fight The Commodity Magnet

March 7, 2011

0

Innovation can be understood in a lot of manner. The commodity Magnet Model offers a fantastic framework of understanding to position your innovation efforts according to the company’s culture. Make your choice or embrace the full concept. The full article is available at Beagle Consulting

Epidemics And Pattern Based Strategy

September 23, 2010

0

Another excellent TED Talk (“How social networks predict epidemics“) that brings potential opportunities to put in practice Pattern Based Strategy (PBS) (Gartner). Nicolas Christakis (At haward he is a Professor of Medicine, Health Care Policy, and Sociology, and he directs a diverse research group investigating social networks.) offers a framework of reference  (“Friendship Paradox“) for the selection of […]

The Paradox of Project Management: Mass Producing Vs One Piece Flow

March 9, 2010

1

Toyota is as much a state of mind as it is  a car company. Although the competitivity and longivity of Toyota can be explained by the full exploitation of the Total Production System (TPS), the true foundations reside in its culture and the application of 14 management principles. This serie of posts discuss the opportunity to […]

Project Management & The Toyota Way – Part 1 : A Long Term Philosophy

February 16, 2010

0

Toyota is as much a state of mind as it is  a car company. Although the competitivity and longivity of Toyota can be explained by the full exploitation of the Total Production System (TPS), the true foundations reside in its culture and the application of 14 management principles. This serie of posts discuss the opportunity […]

CIO Inner Voice – The Top Posts

January 13, 2010

0

After 1 year of existence, CIO Inner Voice is publishing its top posts. Thank you for all your encouragements, comments and feedback. (…) THE GREAT PROJECT MANAGER SERIE – Several years ago, I have the chance to read Jim Collins’ book – “Good to Great” (G2G), that has changed the way I was approaching performance […]

The CIO’s Nightmare – Part2 – Rapid Quadrants

January 12, 2010

1

The Value of Enterprise Systems – Targeting an improved performance, businesses continue to spend an incredible amount of money and effort to implement large scale Enterprise Systems. But after few years the expected benefits are not always present and the situation is getting worst. CIOs need then not only to justify but also to fix […]

The Great Project Manager (Final Episode) – Building Momentum

July 1, 2009

1

Several years ago, I have the chance to read Jim Collins’ book – “Good to Great” (G2G), that has changed the way I was approaching performance in Project Management. I suggest to share with you my learnings in applying the different concepts raised in this book into the management of Strategic Projects. The 5 key […]