The enormous waste that no one is paying attention to!

Sustainability, clean energy, environment protection and a green economy are the focus topics around the developed world. However, there is enormous waste that no one is paying attention to! This waste costs economies tens of billions, but we don’t talk much about it....

Why do executives struggle to understand the ground reality?

There can be many reasons why executives struggle to under the ground reality of the organisation. I believe the main reason is that they pretend to behave like a race car driver. They look straight (narrow focus) and lose the 360-degree view. They never see the big...

Truth is like a needle in a stack of falsehood!

We are increasingly distracted by technology, culture, office politics and power games. As an executive, it is vital to hear the truth and make decisions that matter. However, truth is like a needle in a stack of falsehood. To be politically correct, we mould things...

Failure is overrated!

Sorry, I failed to meet the deadline for a significant milestone!I failed to deliver the project on time!I failed to understand customer requirements!I failed to develop fit of purpose solution!I failed to choose the right software vendor/product!I failed to manage...

You will never be done with Digital technology!

Businesses are always going to catch up with digital technology. After a significant IT investment, you may want to think that you are done. However, the fact is that you will never be done with Digital technology! Terms and concepts like Computerisation,...

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...