Big from small

Big from small

Big starts with small. It’s easy when you are an entrepreneur, because you begin the journey alone or with a small group of supporters, but if you are a senior manager @GlobalCorp, you’d be forgiven for thinking that big is best. It isn’t: big...
From idea to go-live in one day?

From idea to go-live in one day?

“When do you need it by?” – Yesterday. “Why did it all go wrong?” – We went too fast. Speed is great if risk does not increase as a result. Understanding and managing risk is a pre-requisite for good engineering, and good...
Headcount or Position: a conundrum

Headcount or Position: a conundrum

Does an Employee hold a Position or does a Position hold an Employee? Welcome to Corporate HR’s chicken-and-egg conundrum. On the surface, it may seem like a trivial issue; dig a little and you’ll find that taking one or the other perspective has...