Think Like a Software Company

Think Like a Software Company

Ask someone to tell you about IKEA and they’ll probably mention flat-packed furniture, afternoons spent trying to find piece A or screw B, and that uneasy feeling you get when you have a fully assembled bookshelf or bed…but still have one piece left over. For...
Open Innovation: Move Fast and Build Things

Open Innovation: Move Fast and Build Things

When I was living in Silicon Valley there was a phrase I heard a lot: move fast and break things. This was the mantra at some of the world’s biggest internet and technology companies. For years it was the motto for Facebook’s developer teams with CEO Mark Zuckerberg...
What’s Next?

What’s Next?

The World Chess Champion, Magnus Carlsen, was once quizzed by Time magazine about how many moves ahead he would consider before moving a piece. “Sometimes 15 to 20 moves ahead,” he replied. “But the trick is evaluating the position at the end of those calculations.”...