What was fit-for-purpose 3 years ago may no longer be fit for purpose now. We knew this when we were 8. Now that we are responsible for the success of our organisations, why have we forgotten this?
Near-misses are a learning opportunities. But our outcome bias can make us blind to these opportunities.
We don’t have control over everything. Luck plays its part. But we shouldn’t let luck distract us from the actions we can take.
IT projects and other planned changes frequently fail - They exceed budgets, timelines, or fail to deliver the expected benefits. It may not be a technology problem. It may be a people problem. And there could be a very rational reason for this problem that should have been considered from the start.
The world is changing, and not because of technology. Is your organisation actively assessing and adjusting to these trends, or is it operating as if it's still 1999?
The four phases of the W4 Methodology - Where, What, Why, What (Now) - includes four clear milestones. Each milestone proves the progress you are making as you pragmatically move from your current situation to your desired future state.