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Dealing with Complexity Requires Coordinated Communications

by Hank Barnes  |  April 30, 2019

I thought this would be the first week in 6+ years that I did not publish a new post.   I've been dealing with a very complex situation in my immediate...

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The Story We Don't Tell - But Should

by Hank Barnes  |  April 9, 2019

My last couple of posts have focused on the safe choice and the preference to "not be wrong" (which is often perceived as the safe choice).  As I continue to...

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The Curse of Creeping Complexity

by Hank Barnes  |  December 18, 2018

As the end of the year draws near, it's a good time to take a step back and look at things going on around your business.    As a business...

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Critical Selling Skill - Learning (and Sharing) How Customers Buy

by Hank Barnes  |  April 17, 2018

In today's B2B technology selling environment, there is a critical selling skill that can make the difference between success and failure.  While it's easy to focus on why customers buy,...

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Simplification, Complexity, and Complication

by Hank Barnes  |  February 28, 2017

I recently had a conversation with my friend, Dave Brock.  Dave and I connect periodically to exchange ideas and thoughts on what is going on in the world of B2B...

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Peter G. Neumann on Cloud Risks

by Jay Heiser  |  November 28, 2012

Anyone with a stake in the overall success of cloud computing should take a few minutes to read the recent NYT interview with Peter G. Neumann, a highly-respected computer security...

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A quiz for software marketing folks and their legal department chums.

by Thomas Otter  |  November 14, 2011

Please define these terms  and arrange in chronological order.  You may augment the list. Launched Introduced Announced Previewed Pre-Announced Private Beta Beta Selective ramp up Ramp up Rolled out Limited Availability...

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Reusable Services -- the bigger the better

by Mark Mcdonald  |  June 19, 2009

Sometimes taking the opposite approach is the best way to handle difficult problems.  This happened in the 18th century John Harrison developed a chronometer the size of a large pocket...

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Gandhi's bedroom in Mumbai

by Mark Mcdonald  |  March 3, 2009

On a recent trip to India to present at Gartner’s third Indian CIO Summit I had the opportunity to visit Mahatma Gandhi’s house in Mumbai. He lived here from 1917...

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