Posts Tagged: economy

The schizophrenia of starting your own business

Starting your own business is a dream for many of us.  The prospect of being in charge and having to answer to no-one is very appealing.  Knowing that the profits of all your hard work is returning to your own

The schizophrenia of starting your own business

Starting your own business is a dream for many of us.  The prospect of being in charge and having to answer to no-one is very appealing.  Knowing that the profits of all your hard work is returning to your own

3 times hurray for the new Belgian Government!

(image by Bruno Desclee) Belgium finally has a new government after 541 days of negotiations.   A new world record, that is! This feels absurd to many, including myself.  It feels even more absurd when you look back at the events

3 times hurray for the new Belgian Government!

(image by Bruno Desclee) Belgium finally has a new government after 541 days of negotiations.   A new world record, that is! This feels absurd to many, including myself.  It feels even more absurd when you look back at the events

Comment on Fixing the Tech Industry’s Management Problem

After reading the post ‘Fixing the Tech Industry’s Management Problem’ by Steve Toback, my fingers started to tingle. I had to reflect on this. Let me try to summarize his words. Steve claims that most management teams in the technology

Comment on Fixing the Tech Industry’s Management Problem

After reading the post ‘Fixing the Tech Industry’s Management Problem’ by Steve Toback, my fingers started to tingle. I had to reflect on this. Let me try to summarize his words. Steve claims that most management teams in the technology

Visualizing adaptive vs predictive

I’ve been trying to visualize the difference between adaptive and predictive planning. This might be a good summary: Don’t plan too far in the future or you‘re going to miss out on a lot of opportunities.  

Visualizing adaptive vs predictive

I’ve been trying to visualize the difference between adaptive and predictive planning. This might be a good summary: Don’t plan too far in the future or you‘re going to miss out on a lot of opportunities.  

Pre-project assessment : customer collaboration

Real customer involvement is one of the key factors that make a project succeed. If your customer is prepared to go on a journey together, with equal commitment and goals, something really valuable can be created. It can be the

Pre-project assessment : customer collaboration

Real customer involvement is one of the key factors that make a project succeed. If your customer is prepared to go on a journey together, with equal commitment and goals, something really valuable can be created. It can be the

Agile in the current economic climate

  In the current financial climate, innovation and diversification will become even more important for a company’s survival.  Embracing agile throughout the organization can certainly help you gaining that market advantage.  If we just look at product delivery, agile can

Agile in the current economic climate

  In the current financial climate, innovation and diversification will become even more important for a company’s survival.  Embracing agile throughout the organization can certainly help you gaining that market advantage.  If we just look at product delivery, agile can