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Interesting things we have found this week about building 21st Century business

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ORGANISATION

Zappos just offered severance to employees who are not onboard with Holacracy, as part of their journey towards becoming a self-managing company.

Will Panasonic bounce back after re-focusing on building new capabilities?

4 perspectives to make you rethink your business’ value proposition.

 

FUTURE OF WORK

A great framework for applying platform thinking to the future of work.

Why remote work thrives in some companies and fails in others.

Great piece on “knowledge multipliers” – software capable of extending the intellectual capacities of information workers.

 

INNOVATION

Google labs imposes a time limit for innovation projects to prove themselves.

IBM is spending $3 billion on a new IoT initiative.

Standford’s most popular course: apply design thinking concepts and techniques to your own life.

 

FROM THE ARCHIVE

User-Driven Companies Should Start from Within (2009).