Learnings from a corporate garage
Startups are often seen as cool, agile and innovative. Corporates, contrarily, are often viewed as slow, rigid and boring. So, what happens when corporates want to be more like startups? Well… they could start a corporate garage. In Steve Jobs’ … The post Learnings from a corporate garage appeared first on BlinkLane.
Dataclysm: Book Review
Dataclysm – What our online lives tell us about our offline selves By Christian Rudder Dataclysm is written by co-founder and president of American dating website OkCupid Christian Rudder. As such he has access to most if not all of the … The post Dataclysm: Book Review appeared first on BlinkLane.
Working from home has reached its peak
In the western world we really like to work from home, more than 60% of companies in the EU have employees that work from home. And why not? It gives employees flexibility, saves the office money, and makes it possible … The post Working from home has reached its peak appeared first on BlinkLane.
Should we use AI to automate everything?
In the last few weeks there were two pieces on how we as a mankind should be weary to give too much control to artificial intelligence (AI). One by the The Guardian and one by the director of the Rathenau … The post Should we use AI to automate everything? appeared first on BlinkLane.
Scrum: Book Review
The godfather of Scrum Jeff Sutherland, one of the godfathers of Scrum, wrote this book together with his son. And it is not meant for Scrum-experts, but for people who are new to this Agile methodology. And preferably don’t even … The post Scrum: Book Review appeared first on BlinkLane.
Labels: what you expect is what you get
We all have our expectations, labels and biases for different situations. However, we don’t always realise how these assumptions change our behaviour as well as the behaviour of the ones we’re making assumptions about. Bob Rosenthal, a renowned psychologist did … The post Labels: what you expect is what you get appeared first on BlinkLane.
Did Social Media live up to the expectations?
In 2010, Social Media was booming. Every respectable company or governmental organization needed a Twitter account, a Pinterest board and a social media department to contact customers. Social media consultants were advising companies in social media strategies and a congress … The post Did Social Media live up to the expectations? appeared first on BlinkLane.
The Seventh Sense: Book Review
Ramo’s The Seventh Sense is an absolute delight to read. It’s packed with historical references that make the book not only very entertaining, but also link the author’s thinking to the broader scheme of things. And which scheme of things … The post The Seventh Sense: Book Review appeared first on BlinkLane.
“Computer says no”
For my thesis I conducted interviews at a museum. Trying to find out what made the organisation and its employees tick I asked members of the Management Team to describe their institute to me. They looked at me as if … The post “Computer says no” appeared first on BlinkLane.
The enablers of business agility
Everybody is talking about agile, but mostly about Scrum and Kanban methods. For an organization to be truly agile, there are more factors to take into account. Organizations tend to measure their level of agility by the amount of agile … The post The enablers of business agility appeared first on BlinkLane.