organizational effectiveness

What is the ‘Magic Number’ of market leaders in Tech?

Jack Welch used to say, “Be Number 1 or Number 2 (or else get out of the market).” Does this same “Magic Number” apply in the information technology and software world (where innovation is continuous and Moore’s Law applies)?

Start-ups: Three execution activities that separate successes from “interesting ideas”

The sense of freedom in a start-up (or incubation) environment is incredibly exciting. However, it is very easy to let this freedom lead you down the path of “what if”, distracting you from achieving success. You only have – at most – three years (many would argue two) to go from spending the “first opportunity dollar” to demonstrating commercial success. This leaves little room for distraction.