The single most disruptive influence on business, as well as society, will be artificial intelligence (A.I.), which includes such as machine learning and cognitive computing to name just two. In other words, there is more than one type of A.I.
An organization’s culture is more valuable and singular than just a way of doing business. Culture is one of the few elements that simply cannot be replicated. Products can be copies and processes mimicked, but culture is utterly specific to
Every organization, no matter what they do or whom they serve, is constantly watching for ways to increase the value of what they offer. Anticipation and being anticipatory is a very powerful strategy with which you can boost your overall value.
Even the most traditional, by-the-book organizations share a common goal with their more forward-thinking counterparts and competitors: How to stay in front of market .
The obvious advantage to keeping ahead of the curve is that you know what your
Organizations that have adopted an anticipatory mindset and culture enjoy a variety of powerful advantages over those that rely on strategies that simply aren’t as effective as they once might have been. Agility is one such strategy—the often vaunted capacity to
These days, “talking about our relationship” means more than it used to. Now, it spells game-changing opportunity.
For many, an organization’s relationship with its customers used to be largely limited to the point of sale. Thereafter, contact was a good
Every successful company and organization inevitably must confront a key question: Is what got us to where we are today helping us to move forward, or holding us back? We’re thinking and acting as usual, but something is misfiring.
The global marketplace is hardly a novel concept. But what is constantly new is the shifting challenge of knowing where you and your organization best fit into that setting—a form of ongoing flux that’s only going to accelerate in the
Certain mindsets and ways of thinking are genuinely habit forming. Taking years of successful growth for granted is one of them.
Companies and organizations often inadvertently stunt their own success by making certain assumptions when it comes to growth. For
When I first discovered Moore’s Law in 1983, I realized I could use it as one of my tools to accurately predict the future of technological change. At the time, few were paying much attention to Moore’s law. Over the