Planning to Get Lucky

Posted October 31, 2004 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence, Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies Cutter Business Technology Journal


 

Increasingly, the work we do depends on new ideas, on creative responses to unforeseen developments, on coming up with a better way before our competitors do. We need to be able to produce those new ideas as needed, on demand. It's no use waiting around to get inspired or praying to catch a break. We need to get lucky, right now.

About The Author
Lee Devin
Lee Devin is a retired Cutter Consortium Senior Consultant. Lee's background in theatre brings a unique perspective to the challenges faced by IT managers and managers in general. Lee is Professor of Theatre, Emeritus, and Senior Research Scholar at Swarthmore College, where in 1970 he founded The Theatre at Swarthmore College and taught the first "studio" courses (acting) ever offered there for academic credit. Lee is also Senior Dramaturg at… Read More
Robert Austin
Robert D. Austin is a Fellow of Cutter's Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies and Data Analytics & Digital Technologies practices and a member of Arthur D. Little's AMP open consulting network. He is a former editor of Cutter Benchmark Review and a regular speaker at the annual Cutter Summit. Dr. Austin served as a professor on the faculty at Harvard Business School for more than a decade, and then as Professor of… Read More
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