I’m not ashamed of telling people I like to play Rovio’s Angry Birds. I liked the game better before Rovio decided it was OK to advertise to me even in games that I paid for. Sure, they are advertising in-app purchases, plush toys and their own games, but it is still advertising and it still […]
Put Your Future in Context
“Tomorrow’s organizations will only thrive if they recognize the uncertainty that faces them and actively imagine the possible threats and opportunities that will emerge under different circumstances. No one can predict the future. But every organization is responsible for defining policies, creating culture and deploying infrastructure that will make them resilient in the face of change.”
Every leader needs a trusted advisor. Every organization needs one too. A trusted advisor who will challenge assumptions, someone who will synthesize research and create decision frameworks that navigate through the messiness of the underlying challenges, someone who will speak truth to power. Leaders need a trusted advisor who will suggest processes, tactics and strategies that deliver efficiencies, drive innovation, serve customers more effectively and create strategies that enable competitive differentiation. As an analyst and executive, Daniel W. Rasmus has served as a trusted advisor to executives, Fortune 100 companies, public sector organizations and NGOs. He has helped organizations transform their work experiences and discover new market potential. He has helped them create deeper more meaningful visions and design more robust technology architectures. If you are looking for an advisor, a coach or a mentor to help enhance your strategic capabilities, Daniel can provide a range of services designed to meet the needs of individual executives, functions, teams. organizations or events.
IT often drives change within organizations. This list of tens focuses on how IT can successfully implement new customer facing systems and infrastructure. Executive engagement Buy-in doesn’t cut it. If executives and organizational leaders don’t actively engage, drive and lead the new applications or infrastructure, change won’t happen. Executives need to understand that adoption arrives […]
Firms large and small want to be thought leaders. Thought leadership extends from strategic differentiation, a proof point, a demonstration of differentiation. Amid the cacophony of corporate voices, those found to be additive to the dialogue, rather than distracting, can be considered thought leaders. Given our complex world, there are many things that need […]