Tag Archives: development

The 3-Hour Vision Meeting

The constant rapid changes in today's business climate demands on-the-fly gear shifting for teams and business units. Few can afford to wait until next year's 3-day strategic offsite meeting, a model fast becoming a relic of more halcyon days. So how do you quickly and nimbly get everyone on board to create collective mindshare and emotional investment in charting a path for the foreseeable future?

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Avoiding Innovation Debt

By now, most people have heard of Technical Debt; the cost of messy code that grows over time, like interest on an overdue loan. For the last couple of years I’ve been talking at No Fluff Just Stuff conferences about the concept of “Innovation Debt”. I’ve been planning to blog about this for a while. Thanks to Aaron Frost for persuading me to finally write up the post.

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Supporting the “R” in R&D

When it comes to Research and Development (R&D), a majority of the new product development process involves the "D" from concept to launch. However, the "R" is where most breakthroughs come from - and it is in jeopardy due to recessionary cuts and the short-term pressure for monthly and quarterly results.

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Reset the Web

Mobile isn’t merely a new stage in the evolution of the web, it’s not even merely a new context, it’s the very early stages of an entirely new system. A system that has already started to shape our environment, affect the way we live, how we choose to connect with others, and how we’re able to spend our time. A system that is also slowly unravelling our assumptions and causing us to question the very reason we build web sites, why people visit them, and where the true value of the web actually lies.

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