Lou Gerstner on Corporate Culture

“When I came to IBM I was a guy who believed in strategy and analysis. What I learned was that corporate culture is not part of the game: It is the game.”

– Louis V. Gerstner Jr., Who Says Elephants Can’t Dance?: Inside IBM’s Historic Turnaround, New York, NY: HarperBusiness, 2002.


Simon Wardley OSCON 2014 Keynote: “Introduction to Value Chain Mapping”

I considered this talk to be the gem of OSCON 2014 (O’Reilly Open Source Conference). I think his insights into backwards causality (67% of all successful generals bombard hills) and crossing value chains with market maturity are brilliant. Here’s Simon’s OSCON 2014 keynote … Simon Wardley OSCON 2014 Keynote: "Introduction … Continue reading