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The Chief Digital Officer, you may not need one.

by Mark Mcdonald  |  March 6, 2013

Digitalization requires a type of collaboration that spans the organization to create a digital edge based on an integrated customer experience. The idea of a ‘chief” role responsible for a...

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Forget about resolutions and figure out your resolve

by Mark Mcdonald  |  January 2, 2013

New Year’s resolutions come and mostly go by the wayside in large part because they are weak commitments to things we already know that we are not going to do....

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Are we asking the right questions concerning the future of IT?

by Mark Mcdonald  |  December 5, 2012

Everywhere I look, including on this blog,  people are telling each other what they need to do to be successful.  “Use this process,” “create this type of strategy,” “apply this...

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Enterprise Games: using game mechanics to build a better business -- A Book Review

by Mark Mcdonald  |  November 28, 2012

Enterprise Games picks up where Jane McGonigal’s book (Reality is Broken) left off – how gaming ideas and practices can apply to business.  This book is a hidden treasure that...

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A Social Organization means business

by Mark Mcdonald  |  November 13, 2012

A few people have asked me about the applicability of the social organization to business.  They are of the opinion that anything with the moniker 'social' is associated with societal...

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Enlightening Management requires moving back through the metaphysical to get away from the kind-a-scientific

by Mark Mcdonald  |  August 6, 2012

In an earlier post, I called for IT Enlightenment rather than an IT Renaissance.  Going back to classical roots, a rebirth is not feasible given the evolving nature and capacity...

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The Consumerization of Management, Part 2

by Mark Mcdonald  |  June 24, 2012

A prior post, describes the forces shaping the consumerization of management and driving a connected, open, information and innovation intensive workplace.  Those qualities go beyond traditional management with its focus...

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The Consumerization of Management, Part 1

by Mark Mcdonald  |  June 21, 2012

This week I attended the MIX Mash-Up,  a unique event bringing together business leaders to discuss the need to re-invent management.  Throughout presentations and discussions at the event a few things...

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Contextual Pricing: a book review

by Mark Mcdonald  |  April 6, 2012

Understand one of the most important and least understood decisions every company has to make -- Price Pricing is one of the most important decisions that companies face.   It is...

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Judgement Calls: a book review

by Mark Mcdonald  |  April 3, 2012

An accessible and informative guide to tapping into organizational judgement Judgement Calls is the new book by Tom Davenport and Brook Manville takes on the fundamental issues of how organizations...

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