The coming week, Gothenburg hosts the Internal Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2018) where close to 2000 people come together. That same week also the Lindholmen Software Development Day is organized that brings together around 700 people interested in software, data, digitalization, artificial intelligence and related topics. At these events, there is of course a … Read moreTo All You Unsung Heroes
The benefit of spending a lot of time on airplanes is that you get time to think. As I work with quite a few companies and the topic of digitalization comes up on a regular basis, I thought I’d reflect a bit on the role of digitalization and the disruption that it causes in industry. … Read moreWhy Digitalization Will Kill Your Company Too
Another week; another ridiculous amount of hours on an airplane, so this post is coming from Bangalore. During last week, I noticed an interesting pattern that I had seen several times over the last year: many companies and their leaders are not clear on what business they’re actually in, especially as it comes to being … Read moreAre You a Product, Platform or Ecosystem Company?
One of the most interesting patterns that I have observed again and again is that any organization tends to create layer upon layer of bureaucracy over time. Although I can’t find the reference, I remember reading somewhere that any organization increases bureaucracy with 0.7% per year. In my experience, this is a gross underestimation. Often … Read moreToo Many Chiefs; Not Enough Indians