Weekend Reading – Innovation Requires Enduring APIs

Dear all, IT innovation requires APIs for everything. On my way back from a workshop with the internal Product Managers of a multi-national corporation’s IT organization, I was thinking about the daunting complexity of their job. Managing literally hundreds of...

Weekend Reading – Halloween Long Reads

Dear all, No reason to be scared of long reads! Since it’s an extended weekend for many of us, I thought I’d share some from my current reading list of with you: Seeing Around Corners by Rita Gunther McGrath Finally finished it yesterday. An inspiring and contemporary...

12 Reasons for OKRs to Fail

We start our journey to our dreams by wanting, but we arrive by focusing, planning and learning. (Christina Wodtke) Recently discussing OKR learnings with a team of OKR coaches from a corporate client, we arrived at 12 reasons for OKRs to fail: 1. Using OKRs without a...

Weekend Reading – Why is Innovation such a Challenge?

Dear all, why is innovation such a challenge for larger corporations? After two days of intensive work and discussions with an industrial client this week I’d like to share some thoughts via the following 3 (+1) links. Steve Blank is very vocal about why...