What are the building blocks of the Digital Ecosystem?

In the past few posts, we cover the basics of the Digital Ecosystem. What is the Digital Ecosystem? Who is managing your Digital Ecosystem? Now, let us take one more step and try to list the building blocks of the Digital Ecosystem. You may be thinking, why is it...

Who is managing your Digital Ecosystem?

Do you know who is managing your Digital Ecosystem in your business? Is it your IT or architecture team or outsourced to a vendor? How do you know how well the team responsible manages the Digital Ecosystem? How well do you know about your ecosystem? Do you know which...

What is the Digital Ecosystem?

The Digital Ecosystem is the collection of digital assets that produce a value of some sort within the enterprise’s viewpoint. For example, a manufacturing company uses digital assets (software/hardware) for marketing, sales, production, Finance, HR and...

Deeper I go, the more I know – how insignificant I am!

A few months ago, I started learning Karate with my daughter. I assumed it was going to be an easy ride for me. Well, how difficult punching/kicking can be. Soon I realised how wrong I was. It takes years to reach any decent level (say a black belt). Another amazing...

Are we gaining experience or merely getting old?

How experienced are you in Project Management?I have ten years of Project Management experience. The above response only tells us that someone has spent ten years managing projects. It is not an accurate measure of their experience. The experience is what and how much...

Professional suicide in the boardroom!

During the steering co, it is so common to observe the top executive telling everyone what to do. Elaborating on how smart I am and proving the incompetencies of the project team. Taking pride in what and how much I know, ignoring to leverage the value others in the...

Professional suicide! Please don’t do it!

To me, professional suicide is when we say to ourselves the following: I am enough!I know it all!These people are so dumb!I am on top of the food chain!I am CXO for a reason! Basically, professional suicide is when we stop learning from the position of pride. So, we...

How to deal with issues within your team?

As a leader, it is your responsibility to resolve the issues within the project team. You may find a constant theme of problems. For example, the decision makers postpone most decisions, lack of open communication, and lack of alignment within different groups. So,...

Why some companies are so innovative?

Innovation is one of the coolest and most overused terms in the business world. Most of us use it loosely to portray the company’s technological advancement. Innovation is not limited to technology, however. So let us first try to answer why some companies are...

Perceived value never remains the same!

Once upon a time, automatic/mechanical watches were used for telling time. Today these watches say the time of their owner. These high-end watches are expensive to buy and maintain. People wear them for very different purposes. It can be a status symbol. It can be to...