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I was once involved in a massive transformation program. It cost billions of pounds and impacted every house in the UK. The program had been running for a few years. As things tend to go, there [...]

Dissonance theory

When you or I willingly do something that we know might not be the best thing to do for ourselves or for others it’s called cognitive dissonance. Festinger’s cognitive dissonance theory [...]

Art and craft

Whether you are an artist, a designer, an engineer, a scientist or any sort of developer you work in a field that creates new things. The act of creation requires imagination and skill. It [...]

Structure vs hierarchy

The digital economy comes with demands and expectations, or rather assumptions. One assumption is that we can’t operate a business the way we have in the past when it comes to organizational [...]

Team balance

Peter Drucker once said, “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” When we consider the complexities of building new products, designing software or bringing any [...]