Enabling a Culture of Innovation

This Harvard Business School video is about the top 2 ways to foster innovation in an organization: Creating a culture for innovation Establishing organizational habits that make innovation happen A couple of good examples are given and a case is made that success takes systematic discipline rather than chaotic disorganization to empower creativity.

Innovation is Needed in All Parts of a Business

Tom Peters has a new book The Little Big Things: 163 Ways to Pursue Excellence. One excerpt is explained in a video called Innovation Equality which reminds people to not think of innovation as something that applies only to new product introduction. Innovation projects are valuable in all parts of a business or organization.

ITIL Restaurant Analogy

Say It Visually uses a virtual whiteboard approach to provide a concise explanation about what ITIL (Information Technology Information Library) brings to corporate information technology by its service management models (you will have to scroll through other explanations). This is a good explanation of the usefulness of models like ITIL to facilitate technology being applied …

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Twitter Books

ThinkTweet Rajesh Setty is a good guy who is genuinely providing valuable advice to help people be more successful. This radiates from all his writing and I have recommended his book “Beyond Code” to several people (He also has several other worthwhile books). I recently read his book ThinkTweet which consists of 140 tweet length …

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Reliable Syncing of Textexpander Snippets

An essential writing productivity tool is the capability to quickly enter information (mostly text) by using expandable keywords so you don’t have to retype or re-enter information. Text expansion capabilities exist in various applications like Pages and Textmate but there is a real advantage in having these capabilities system wide with all your applications. To …

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