Tag: software

I’m Sorry I Broke Your Company – Another Problem with Management Consulting

"I'm Sorry" is not the traditional academic thesis based on years of "research" which characterize most management literature. The book is based on Karen's personal experience, her common sense and some secondary source research. The book has several illustrative examples from Karen's own praxis and also refers to other cases...

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...

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....

Commission only?

– Why it doesn’t work and what you could do instead. I am assisting software companies with internationalisation.  What that comes down to is helping our clients acquire customers in a new market (bootstrapping), building a local presence (bridgehead) and heading for market dominance (scaling) [1]. Before jumping to...