A fantastic interview with renown author and strategist – Professor Peter Fleming on the “Dark Side” of power and strategy. Peter and Glynn discuss corporate behaviour, change management and the influence of power and politics in organizational strategy.
We discuss practical adoption of generic strategy frameworks focusing on Rumelt’s kernel of a good strategy and Hambrick and Fredericksen’s diamond.
Including how to combat imitation and have a strategy to deal with uncertainty. We also discuss Teeces framework on how to profit from innovation.
Richard Rumelt – Good strategy Bad Strategy
McGrath & MacMillan – Discovery Driven Growth
David Teece – Profiting from Technological Innovation
We discuss the use of AI from McDonalds drive throughs, to anticipated disruption in financial services and medical arenas, through to varied approaches of training AI algorithms and the dawn of swarm intelligence.
Thomas is a CTO of 2 companies that are disrupting businesses successfully in Brazil. His company Todo Cartoes has more than 3 Million users. Both companies have the potential to scale globally.
A fantastic discussion with Manik – We discuss how to lead teams across countries, whilst being part of a large enterprise. How to innovate as part of culture whilst focusing on what matters. How to prioritise reduction of technical debt, whilst focusing on the future.
The Smith Family Charity.
Operating in 94 Communities throughout Australia.
Working with 800 members of staff and nearly 9000 volunteers.
$130 Million turnover and supporting more than 174,823 Australian children in need (and their families) through our Learning for Life and other support programs.
We discuss – How to keep focus, measure and grow whilst remaining true to ones core.
The Smith Family is also THE charity this podcast personally supports, it would be wonderful if you would donate and help children in need. (we have a link on our home page.)
Fantastic chat with Karen on her approach to empowering the business to make technology changes within guidelines.
Uses virtual reality for training.
Uses drones with machine learning to detect leaks and maintenance tasks.
Adapts IT on the flexible edge.
Uses technology in Europe developing Smart Cities.