Educators, generals, dieticians, psychologists, and parents program. Armies, students, and some societies are programmed. An assault on large problems employs a succession of programs, most… Read More »Alan J. Perlis on Programming and Avoiding the Constipation of Philosophy
This series draws on the work of Clayton Christensen and Efosa Ojomo and Karen Dillon to identify the causes of non-consumption of products or other… Read More »Thinking again about market-creating innovations (3): Access Problems
Yesterday I drew on the work of Clayton Christensen and Efosa Ojomo to identify 5 causes of non-consumption of products or solutions: Lack of awareness… Read More »Thinking again about market-creating innovations (2): Marketing Problems
If you’re working in a for- or not-for-profit organisation working for change – trying to make something happen that you think should be happening, or… Read More »Thinking again about market-creating innovations (1)
For those who came in late… Start here. You’re going to need people with a combination of qualities: Commitment to the vision; Integrity; Energy and… Read More »The Hard Part(s) in small non-profit organisations (3) – Finding people
For those who came in late… Start here. The next hard part is working out who pays for the change you’re working for. You do… Read More »The Hard Part(s) in small non-profit organisations (2) – Who pays?
“What’s the hard part?” is the question that everyone on the team should be able to answer… What is the difficult work that, if it… Read More »The Hard Part(s) in small non-profit organisations (1) – Who wants this change?
In The E-Myth Revisited Michael Gerber makes the distinction between working in your business (doing the jobs that need doing day to day to keep… Read More »Working at / in / on / out: four modes of work for your organisation or project
Covid-19 testing has been a mixed bag: Singapore and Korea seem to have been able to get on top of things quickly, while the UK… Read More »The onion strikes back: Maggie Koerth on the nested problems of Covid-19 testing