Weeknote 543 – the long game

This week I have learned: how automation can lead to significant errors if you miss human checks that once existed unseen in the manual process.how good it was to at last get to another Cardstock session.that my little boy is growing up fast.that algorithms lack anthropology.that replanning a whole bunch of stuff is a very … Continue reading Weeknote 543 – the long game

PlayCards Field Notes: a game for teams to explore innovation skills and gaps

This morning I ran a session in which I took my team through an exercise to explore skills and capabilities that we have as we beginning a massive programme of change in the organisation. Here's a few notes on the objectives, the structure and how it went... The Objectives The team has recently expanded with … Continue reading PlayCards Field Notes: a game for teams to explore innovation skills and gaps

Weeknote 539: just another weeknote

Things I have learned this week: There is no such thing as “just an upgrade”.Medium-sized business finance systems is an area ripe for innovative disruption because all of the incumbents are crap.Working with other peer organisations is a great way to get people out of the weeds of pet issues.Ethical decision making should be much … Continue reading Weeknote 539: just another weeknote

Weeknote 535: stop-starting

This week I have learned: How to make baklavaThat by making a decision to stop something, you open up a huge new world of possibilitiesThat I refuse to believe that this is the best that the summer has to offerThat maybe we need to form urban remote working communitiesThat I might be bottom of the … Continue reading Weeknote 535: stop-starting

Weeknote 534: sustainable

This week I have learned: Maybe we need sustainable, not high, performance?That elections are just Goodhart and Campbell in actionThat yet another thing has come up that means I can't make CardstockThat after a year of avoiding risks, learning how to take them again is going to be hardThe book is dead. Long live the … Continue reading Weeknote 534: sustainable