Links for August 15 2010

The Case for Listening by Rajesh Setty Quote: To be totally effective, you have to be doing something now or increasing your capacity to do something in the future. With that in mind, talking will NOT help in either of them. May be a little bit in the first part – if talking involves getting […]

Links for June 6 2010

IT’s Three Key Organizational Transformations by Andrew McAfee on Harvard Business Review’s Blog Quote: I see companies in all industries using computers to accomplish three broad and deep transformations: they’re becoming more scientific, more orchestrated, and more self-organizing. None of these is complete yet, and I doubt that they ever will be. This is because […]

Links for May 9 2010

kindfully + mindfully by Leo Babuata on Zen Habits Quote: The Golden Rule goes something along the lines of, “Treat others as you’d want to be treated (in their place)”, but in another conception, how you treat others is how your treat yourself. It’s Not Idea Overload. It’s Filter Failure by Hutch Carpenter on Spigit […]

Agility & Business

Michael Hugos had a really good post on CIO.com titled “Agility Means Simple Things Done Well, Not Complex Things Done Fast” that provided the best definition of “agility’ that I’ve found.  He writes: Experience shows me (again and again) that agility is not about working fast but about finding elegantly simple solutions to business problems. […]

Currently Reading: Does IT Matter?

I found this book last weekend at the local Half-Price Books and thought I’d give it a read. This well known book, and its author Nicholas Carr, has been at the center of a debate in the IT academic world for some time and I figure I should peruse it to see what the hubbub […]