- Increasing risk to try new approaches, new products and new services - companies that sit still will be be passed over by those that are willing to move forward.
- The pervasive nature of military metaphors in business language, organisational structures and activities, including the notion that all of an organisation's activities are important secrets such that transparency would allow the 'enemy' to 'win'. I'd like to swap confrontational zero-sum game thinking with something more reminiscent of Alistair Cockburn's 'cooperative game of invention' model of software development - http://alistair.cockburn.us/Cooperative+game+manifesto+for+software+development
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
More "Reasons" From Discussion Joiners
When people join the discussion group I don't always post their "reason" field, which is primarily there to prevent scammers. Some are too good to pass up: