August 2009 Archives
CommonCraft have published another informative video, but this time the interesting part (to me) isn't the subject of the video.
In case you don't realize it, I drink a lot of coffee. Several people on Twitter pointed to a LiveScience article on "10 Things You Need to Know About Coffee."
The organization is a system. If a piece of that system is taken away, then that system changes.
Information overload can be considered an individual problem to be solved by many of the rules I've written about in my own journey around personal effectiveness. Or it can be thought of as part of a larger system of people interacting that needs to be addressed with a systematic approach.
A colleague forwarded a copy of "Manage a Living system, Not a Ledger" by H. Thomas Johnson. It is a great discussion of why traditional financial measures, while required for accounting reporting, are terrible for internal decision making.
Nancy Dixon has been writing an in-depth series of articles that describe her take on the past, present and future of knowledge management. Her last installment is the "where it's going" discussion.
Johanna Rothman suggests that one of the shortest words in the English language, is also one of the hardest to say. So, why is it?
My weekly Google Alert for Theory of Constraints popped up this One-Minute Take-Away on The Goal. The brief article gives you this graphic and then a brief explanation.