The Three Types of Independent Management Consultants

In a previous blog post I wrote about the 4 types of consulting.  This post is about the three types of independent management consultants. I have been working in government for 3 years and in business for 31 years. Since 2003 I have been operating as a management consultant....

The Fifth Perspective

This post is claiming a need for a fifth perspective in business leadership. The management perspective = Leadership & Execution capability. The fifth perspective is critical for any company in the software industry with ambitions of achieving global market dominance....

Apple OS X Lion

I am a convert. April 2009 was the month where I received my MacBook Pro. After 23 years with a PC and Windows I decided it was time for a change. The possibility of running Windows on the Mac (using Parallels) made the decision much easier. Also the file...

Technokrati claim

This is a technical/administrative post with the objective of being recognized by Technokrati. 9D347RBFBN4F...

The 6 rules to make you stand out from the crowd

“I am sorry for the delay, but I have been very busy lately”. I assume we have all had this excuse from someone missing a deadline. A deadline he or she voluntarily committed to. It can be a client who promised to come back on a certain issue, a...

What is management consulting?

Management consulting indicates both the industry and practice of helping organizations improve their performance primarily through the analysis of existing organizational problems and development of plans for improvement. Consultancies may also provide organizational change management assistance, development of coaching skills, technology implementation, strategy development, or operational improvement services. Management...

Should we rush to the Cloud?

To quote Churchill: "Don't trust statistics that you haven't made yourself" A survey made by a vendor with a vested interest in the outcome, should always be taken with a grant of salt....

Strategy & change: are they related?

I recently came across a statement saying that only around 25% of all companies have a strategy in place.  The statement also referred to statistics saying that 80% of all change efforts failed. The question is: are the two phenomena somehow related?...