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Your #1 Boss – the customer!

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Steve Denning on how modern economics is rooted in “the dumbest idea in the world”

Excellent post by Steve Denning!  Not least the section on “Bad Profits” makes this post worthwhile to read:  ”Whenever a customer feels misled, mistreated, ignored or coerced, then profits from that customer are bad. Bad profits come from unfair or … Continue reading

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The worlds dumbest idea will (unfortunately!) survive yet a number of years

Steve Denning predicts death of shareholder value based economy not before 2020.

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Radical Management presentation by Steve Denning

Here’s an excellent ppt presentation, where Steve Denning gives the background and rationale for why the world must change from traditional to radical management. A few tidbits from the presentation: “tradidional management was deployed as a way to getting semi-skilled … Continue reading

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Cringely’s latest projection – the consequences of “focus on shareholder value”

Robert X Cringely on the consequences of relentless focus on “shareholder value”. The contemporary “business model” of most of today’s large enterprises, regardless domain, is based on relentless “focus on shareholder value” exlusively. And since the time horizon for that … Continue reading

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Making Management as simple as Frisbee

Once again, Steve Denning hits the nail, this time offering a new set of heuristics for modern management in today’s complex – multi dimensional – world! Ping all fans of “Big Data“: you might soon find out that the purely … Continue reading

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The Management Revolution

Absolutely brilliant and essential read by Steve Denning! “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” Steve Jobs

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Denning on Innovation, Agility & accountability

Interesting post again from Steve Denning, this time on USAF’s 1.3BUSD lessons learned…  Also great to see that Denning references “The Prof’s” recent book, Enterprise Software Delivery

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How to explain Agile to a CFO

Steve Denning – who’s become one of my favorite mgmt guru’s –  has, in addition to his books,  written numerous papers on modern management principles, principles very much in line with agility. Here’s a couple of those papers, both well … Continue reading

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