BLOG: Rnd() Pragmatism
The following is a collection of random musings meant to engage and entertain. In particular, the thoughts and opinions contained within will be pragmatic in nature and random in context.
Too often I find companies dismissive of being innovative. They believe they need to invent something new or the costs are too high and risky. Although it would be great for business if you could be the first to create the next IBM Watson or even Airbnb, innovation...
In 1998 Alan Cooper published a book, The Inmates Are Running the Asylum. It seems the inmates have taken control of the asylum again and we are ignoring customer needs.
Although a cult favorite satire, the movie stands ripe with business lessons for any successful company. Rather, warnings to heed.
The problem I have witnessed continually over the years stems from the “chrome hammer syndrome” – if a company has invested in perfecting their hammer, then everything becomes the proverbial nail.
On Wednesday morning, I and most of the world woke up to a big surprise: Donald Trump had become the next president of the United States. Why were the pundits, analysts, and pollsters so wrong about predicting the outcome?
Of course, you may be curious as to how technology can work better for you.
To begin, we should start a conversation.