7 years, 5 months ago

What’s Next: The Gamification of Everything

Gamification is set to become a important trend, impacting many areas of business and society.  Gamification can be described as the application of game mechanics to non-game environments.  The gamification of social networking and location based services as exemplified by Foursquare, Gowalla and SCVNGR are probably the most recognizable with badges, mayorships and rewards offered […]

7 years, 5 months ago

A week in Tweets: 16-22 January 2011

Another week, another week’s worth of Tweets and links. Usual categories, of course.

Enterprise architecture, business-architecture, strategy, business models and manner of related themes:

bartleeten: RT @PeterKretzman: Great description in FT of the “quintessential tightly coupled system”: HT @mkrigsman: “ordinary accidents” & IT failure http://bit.ly/gAqVrC #CIO <comparing risk-mgmt in banking to risk-mgmt in nuclear-power industry
JosvanOosten: Nassim Taleb: […]

7 years, 5 months ago

Maturity Begets Agility

Counterintuitive it may seem, agility does not come with an abandonment of rules, but actually requires more organizational discipline. Mature organizations do things systematically, while immature organizations achieve their outcomes as a result of th…

7 years, 5 months ago

Where Enterprise Architecture and Project Management Intersect

My long-term readers know that I function as an enterprise architect and project manager (but not both simultaneously) and that I have taught (and continue to teach) project management courses at the university level for over 10 years. Over the…

7 years, 5 months ago

Where Enterprise Architecture and Project Management Intersect

My long-term readers know that I function as an enterprise architect and project manager (but not both simultaneously) and that I have taught (and continue to teach) project management courses at the university level for over 10 years. Over the…

7 years, 5 months ago

Weekly Finds – Link Post (weekly)

Think bigger | Vinnie Mirchandani | Innovation in the enterprise “But if innovation is simply a matter of learning about more technologies, why do organisations find it so hard? One reason, says Mirchandani, is the fact that people…

7 years, 5 months ago

Bank Branches need Process Improvement

I am generally a happy client with my personal bank here in Australia. Their online services are good, they have excellent phone service, always reply to my enquiries with a smile, and service fees are kept at a minimum. However, two weeks ago I had an…

7 years, 5 months ago

Bank Branches need Process Improvement

I am generally a happy client with my personal bank here in Australia. Their online services are good, they have excellent phone service, always reply to my enquiries with a smile, and service fees are kept at a minimum. However, two weeks ago I had an…