Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Capitalist’s Dilemma – Clayton Christensen

Clayton Christensen reveals the Capitalist’s Dilemma Three types of innovation: Empowering Sustaining Efficiency Modern global finance has got the mix totally wrong.

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The West is heading for bust

Interesting read about the bleak future outlook for the western nations, by Paul Polman, CEO Unilever.

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Software is not made of bricks

As a prelude to a more detailed discussion on metrics & measurements in the context of Agile development, please have a look at this excellent text by Reg Braithwaite, where he clearly demonstrates the dangers of applying a naive  “traditional” … Continue reading

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The Self-Optimizing Agile Organization needs metrics & measurements

For a while ago, I wrote about the characteristics of the self-optimizing agile organization. In this post I’ll take a look at the role of metrics and measurements in general, and in a subsequent post on how the self-optimizing agile … Continue reading

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An investment manager’s perspective on relentless focus on shareholder value An interesting view,  from a fund manager, on what relentless focus on shareholder value will ultimately result in.

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Contemporary global finance – the biggest Ponzi scheme of them all Very interesting – and scary! –  read about the state of global finance, authored by The Boston Consulting Group.

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