Top 5 Team Lessons From the World Cup

The 2018 FIFA World Cup began in Russia on June 14, 2018, and ends on July 15, 2018. It is the largest sporting event in the world that happens every 4 years. This year’s FIFA World Cup brings together the men’s national football (aka soccer) teams from 32 countries. It is projected that almost halfContinue reading “Top 5 Team Lessons From the World Cup”

5 Questions to Ask About Artificial Intelligence

In 1956, John McCarthy, the father of Artificial Intelligence (AI), brought together expert thinkers from multiple disciplines to explore how machines could “mimic” certain human traits. These expert thinkers came from the fields of Computer Science, Engineering, Logic, Mathematics, and Psychology and wanted to find out how machines could: Use language Form abstractions and conceptsContinue reading “5 Questions to Ask About Artificial Intelligence”

75 Questionable Thoughts About Organizational Transformation

Strategies People Only executives can transform organizations Internal expertise have no/minimum value Everyone will be eager to contribute Processes Internal business processes and Information Technology (IT) processes don’t matter Interfacing processes with partners and vendors don’t matter All processes and standard operating procedures (SOPs) have been documented and followed without deviation Products Our products can’tContinue reading “75 Questionable Thoughts About Organizational Transformation”

SPICE for Business Transformation

Imagine an organization where people, business processes, products, services, and technologies are in sync. Where an organization performs at its most optimal levels and miraculously everyone is happy and contributing to the wellbeing of the organization. No, I am not talking about a fictional scenario in a far off land. I am talking about anContinue reading “SPICE for Business Transformation”

5 Questions to Ask About Your New Year Reboot

For some organizations, December/January is that time of the year where organizations reflect on what happened during the prior year and what goals need to be accomplished for the current year. This reflection revolves around the organization’s people, processes and technologies. It also involves creating strategies, understanding the effects of internal and external politics, competingContinue reading “5 Questions to Ask About Your New Year Reboot”