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.
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.
The German economy is doing surprisingly well. A number of macroeconomic reasons can be used to explain this phenomenon. But the most important explanation is the consequent focus of German industry on high-value, complex systems engineering.