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#InherentSimplicity

By on April 25, 2015

Even in the most complex of systems, there is always one thing you can pull to influence the whole system. Your challenge is to find the right things to pull! (My recollection, attributed to Goldratt, but I have never found

On organizational sense and value

By on April 16, 2015

I think of an organization as something that makes sense together – more sense together than apart. One significant, but not in itself sufficient, aspect of making sense is creating more value together than the parts can do alone. Extra

#Hopduction

By on April 15, 2015

#Hopduction when you do something in the hope it will bring you something else  

#OLC – Sharpening needed with time

By on April 15, 2015

with time even the sharpest saw needs sharpening Me – for the #OLC – probably someone else came up with it earlier 🙂  

Happy Birthday #Margrethe!

By on April 15, 2015

keep your head cold and your heart warm Attributed to #Margrethe II of Denmark in the context of immigration. Happy 75 Years Anniversary on April 16th! (Part of the One Line Collection – #OLC)

#OLC – Forest4Trees

By on April 15, 2015

don’t get so lost in the trees that you lose sight of the forest – unknown – (Part of the One Line Collection – #OLC)

#WinnableMissionManagement

By on April 9, 2015

— you may loose a battle and still win the war — This is a new thought of how to break away from KPI based performance management thinking. And how to achieve agility in implementing and executing strategies and strategic

#AgileSpark

By on April 9, 2015

Become agile from the very first start, with the unique #AgileSpark concept. Becoming an Agile organization is a long term strategy – but why not reap the first benefits immediately so you start out with measurable success and a solid

#PlayToTyping

By on April 9, 2015

Playtotype! Learn! And have fun! Real fun! === Why playtotype? When you fail in a game, you learn and have fun in the process. It’s the same in business, except there’s less fun. Much too often – when something fails

Tapsa’s 3 rules for ICT projects

By on April 7, 2015

On a plane trip from Oulu to Helsinki in the early zeros, my colleague Tapsa shared his 3 rules of thumb for approving ICT project plans – show me your: Training plan Test cases Cut-over plan It’s some years ago