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    Megatrend: Ubiquitous Connectivity

    Everything seems to be interconnected these days: computers, mobile phones, cars, even watches and pacemakers. Yet it is only the beginning. Read »
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    Megatrend: Autonomous Vehicles

    The way we drive cars has not changed much over the past century. Finally, new technologies are about to completely redefine how we travel. Autonomous vehicles will be a disruptive game changer. Read »
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    Megatrend: Pocket Workplaces

    Traditional office work places are on the verge of extinction. A new kind of mobile devices is about to make them obsolete. Read »
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    Megatrend: Freelance Workers

    The quickening pace of economic development as well as a growing diversity of business models and product ideas all call for a new kind of workforce. Read »
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    Megatrend: The English Language

    The English language is becoming a global phenomenon. It is here to stay as a business communication tool of choice, with far-reaching consequences for both individuals and businesses worldwide. Read »
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    The T-Rex Company

    Innovative, high-tech systems vendors face specific organizational challenges. In order to succeed in a world where these types of organizations have become the drivers of business and industry, old-fashioned, matrix-based organizations need to become agile "T-Rexes." Adopting a simple organizational pattern can make this possible. Read »
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    Social Media and the Consensus Trap

    Social networks have been hyped for some time now as the Next Big Thing in the IT industry. While some of their advantages are obvious, it is important to consider that their not-so-obvious side effects might have far-reaching, questionable consequences. Read »
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    Why Organizational Change Initiatives REALLY Fail

    Piles of books about organizational change, strategy, and leadership adorn management libraries, yet a satisfactory answer to the question “Why do change initiatives really fail?” remains elusive. Read »
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    The T-Rex Company

    Innovative, high-tech systems vendors face specific organizational challenges. In order to succeed in a world where these types of organizations have become the drivers of business and industry, old-fashioned, matrix-based organizations need to become agile "T-Rexes." Adopting a simple organizational pattern can make this possible. Read »
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    The Dying Diplodocus

    Many technology enterprises are having a very tough time dealing with ever-shorter development cycles. It's clear they're going to have to restructure in a fundamental way. But what is the right strategy? And can they handle such significant change? Read »
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    Standards May Be Lethal to Your Projects

    Standards may be helpful to system developing organizations, but often they turn out to be part of the problem, or even become the actual problem. Read »
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    Processes Stink!

    Standards can be useful in software development. A "clean and well-defined" collection of Best Practices (only recently known as "good practices") is potentially a useful idea. On the other hand, in the hands of an inexperienced person, powerful standards can lead to disastrous effects. Are they on the verge of extinction? Read »
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