We’ve all become obsessed with learning over the last few years. The world is changing quite rapidly and we need to constantly learn new tricks if we want to keep up with the market we work in. Learning the new-new
For some strange reason every time someone mentions ‘governance’ all sense is thrown out the window, the process wonks rub their hands with glee, and you soon find yourself waist deep in treacle like processes that slow everything down to
It seems that I’ve shared this with four or five different groups of people over the last couple of weeks, so I thought it worthwhile putting it on the blog. Plus this is one of those instances where the Wikipedia
There's three questions you need to ask yourself before you invest a large chunk of cash in some enterprise application: Can I use something, rather than configuring something, rather than customising something? How will the solution support the (social) community
I had the chance in the last couple of months to review the (very old) chapter Technological Considerations of AML/CTF Programs chapter the I wrote with a couple of colleagues for LexisNexis's Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crime publication. The world
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Is success in business due to luck or hard work? It used to be that if you worked hard and invested astutely in your business that you could expect to be rewarded. Build it and they will come. Times have changed though, and more and more often it seems that all that hard work goes to waste when an unknown (and previously unseen) competitor emerges from nowhere to steal the market from under your nose. Success has become random with the business environment perpetually unstable and in constant flux. The market is hit-driven rather than being based on careful investment. Success now depends on coming up with the right product at the right time, and having a fairly large dose of luck. Business development used to mean investing in your business and building up the assets under its control. Now it means maximising your business’s luck (or minimising the luck of others).
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Announcing a 6-course beer lunch at Cookie Beer Hall Oct 13th. After a long lunch and a random conversation, the idea of a match beer & food lunch at Cookie is now a reality. Do yourself a favour and book now by calling venue.
If you’re in Melbourne (or possibly the surrounding area) and what to grab a paperback copy of The New Instability? Ping me (there’s a contact page) and we can catch up for a coffee and I’ll hand a copy over