Category Archives: Weekly Newsletter

(Re)-Designing Organisations in the Age of Algorithms

Strategy execution still requires organisation design and development skills. But here’s what it may look like in a world of big data and AI. The skills needed to be a top-tier organisation development and design expert have changed almost overnight. However, what’s new and invaluable appears to be the ability to understand how big data and algorithms can be used to re-design organisations. Read more>>

Your Startup Is a Story

I have conversations with lots of engineering students who want to become technology entrepreneurs. Engineering school does little to prepare my students for entrepreneurial ventures because engineering school is all about solving problems and a Startup begins by formulating problems. I wrote about the reasons why in What Problem Are You Trying to Solve? Read more>>

Subterranean drone mapping startup Emesent raises $2.5m to autonomously delve the deep

stope6Seemingly every industry is finding ways to use drones in some way or another, but deep underground it’s a different story. In the confines of a mine or pipeline, with no GPS and little or no light, off-the-shelf drones are helpless — but an Australian startup called Emesent is giving them the spatial awareness and intelligence to navigate and map those spaces autonomously. Read more>>