November 2008

RFP’s May Increase Risk and Costs

November 30, 2008

Paul Graham makes a great point in his essay about how every risk management tactic by an organization has a cost. He explains how these costs are greater than they seem at first glance, because they filter out competence for doing tasks and replaces it with competence at selling. I would like to elaborate on […]

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Hindsight Experts

November 8, 2008

I generally use best seller lists to avoid wasting time on poor books. But many of these best-sellers turn out to be quite ordinary and sometimes horrifyingly stupid. The most recent book I read, “Blue Ocean Strategy”, sold almost a million copies, is published in 39 languages and taught in universities across the world, yet […]

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