Why Do IS Projects Fail? (Hint: You probably already know the answer!)

An article in MIT’s Sloan Management Review (http://sloanreview.mit.edu/projects/embracing-digital-technology/) describes why IT projects so often fail to achieve their intended outcomes. The explanation emphasizes leadership failure specifically, but I believe a closer read really points to three core problems: (1) failure … Continue reading

Systems Thinking (& Why Business Schools Must Change)

One day while research-surfing, I came across this set of Youtube lecture clips by Russell Ackoff on the topic of Systems Thinking. Ackoff was brilliant. Among many fascinating ideas in this particular clip, Ackoff talks about the role of analysis … Continue reading