Will AI Deliver the Productivity Boost we all Hope For?

Benchmarking against the Industrial Revolution The Industrial Revolution was a defining moment in human history which marked a monumental shift from manual labour to mechanised production. Yet, the productivity increase was initially only about 3% per decade between...

Principles and Patterns over Dogma and Rules

Transforming our organisations will require huge shifts in basic digital literacy and ways of working for almost every employee outside of technology & development teams. New digital hotspots are starting to emerge, but scaling and replicating these emerging areas...

Organisational Evolution & the Power of Competitive Ecosystems

5 perspectives on how to harness the power of evolution within competitive environments to improve our organisations.  Kevin Kelly is a kind of techno-elder, and I often enjoy his musings, such as this interview with Noah Smith that references ‘What Technology Wants’,...

The cult of bare minimum learning

The past few years have seen an increasing investment in solving the growing digital skills gap within organisations. There are pockets of employees, even in leadership, who adopt learned helplessness with a chuckle – as if it is OK to lead in the digital age...