Take your vendors for a ride – a hay ride!

Leadership, Business, Management

It had been over 20 years since I had been on a hay ride. I daresay, that probably holds true for the majority of the participants at the recent #GWTS2014Summit…but let me start at the beginning.  A year ago, we put a twist in our annual budget and planning cycle. Many companies and departments conduct […]

I will never take notes again!

Business, connectivity, technology

I could have just as easily titled this post “An Old Dog Learns ANOTHER New Trick” (“An Old Dog Goes Back to High School“), but I really have quit taking notes at conferences. Instead I have crowdsourced this task. How, you ask, did I do that? With Twitter, of course (right now everyone reading this […]

N.C.I.S. Indianapolis – Series Finale: The Results

Part 5 of the series on Corporate Connectivity, other posts include: N.C.I.S. Indianapolis – The Pilot, N.C.I.S. Indianapolis – Episode 1: Networks, N.C.I.S. Indianapolis – Episode 2: Communication (and Collaboration), N.C.I.S. Indianapolis – Episode 3: Information, and N.C.I.S. Indianapolis – Episode 4: Systems.  So, are you asking yourself, “Why are we doing this?” or “What’s in it […]

N.C.I.S. Indianapolis – Episode 4: Systems

Part 5 of the series on Corporate Connectivity, other posts include: N.C.I.S. Indianapolis – The Pilot, N.C.I.S. Indianapolis – Episode 1: Networks, N.C.I.S. Indianapolis – Episode 2: Communication (and Collaboration), and N.C.I.S. Indianapolis – Episode 3: Information.  The underlying systems that tie all of this together are evolving at a lightning pace. Driven by the continuing consumerization and […]