Hidden Tech: ignore at your peril

Hidden Tech: ignore at your peril

In a large organisation, for every core system (e.g.: HR, Finance, Operations, Sales) you will find a hundred spreadsheets. Is it bad? Let’s start with a simple yardstick, devised from personal experience: The Rule of One A spreadsheet – the Swiss Army...
Did lockdown bug you?

Did lockdown bug you?

Better hurry writing this post… with many COVID-19 restrictions imminently lifted, we’ll soon forget about lockdown. Tossed into socially distanced twilight zones, we suddenly had to fill – between four walls and the local park – those chunks...
Is it ok to talk about mistakes?

Is it ok to talk about mistakes?

An “expert” is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made, in a narrow field. This quote from Niels Bohr (Nobel prize for physics in 1922) suggests a central role for mistakes in scientific discovery. Still, publicly sharing mistakes is kind of...