Personal Knowledge Management is easy. Try 'Collective Knowledge Management'

Robust personalise knowledge management is no longer the domain of tech gurus with self-hosted wikis or diligent index card practitioners. The blossoming ‘tools for thought’ space has made the process accessible to everyone, and building your ‘second brain’ has never been easier. However, collective knowledge management remains a complex challenge. While these tools can be effectively adopted in collective domains (I have high hopes!), in this case, the tools are not the problem....

March 15, 2022 · 2 min · Me

Let's celebrate the bootstrappers.

A shout-out to all the bootstrappers supporting their families

March 24, 2022 · 2 min · Me

Why is it so hard to work with developers?

Many organisations play home to hostile relationships between development teams and other core business functions.

March 21, 2022 · 2 min · Me

What are we actually saying in the office?

Euphemisms and cliches abound in the office environment. Here are my three personal favourites with my interpretation of what is actually being said.

March 16, 2022 · 2 min · Me

No-one is driving the bus.

If you ever think that some higher-up in an organisation has it all figured out, steering the bus confidently into the future, you’re likely mistaken. In a world of unknowns, it is impossible to have a complete map of the road ahead.** Confidence is often a defiant front in the face of uncertainty.** Success involves a fair bit of luck and being in the right place at the right time, more often than not....

March 11, 2022 · 2 min · Me