All posts by frankthun

A new Ideology of Management – part II

The leap towards a new set of normative beliefs and values, a new Ideology of Management, that is in stark contrast to existing management practices requires much faith and conviction to initiate and sustain. Who […]

A New Ideology for Management in the Digital Age

We may like it or not, but everyone who works has a personal Ideology, a comprehensive set of normative beliefs and ideas.  This ideology has been learned in school, in university and from working in […]

Big Tax Cut! Flatten the Management Hierarchy

What about shifting the costs to digitalize your company to someone else? Is there something to learn from an obnoxious Reality Show host? Let’s find out. The need for a new Management Ideology Digitalization will […]

How to Transform IT into a Start-up?

The vibrancy of Startups. The relentless customer focus. The relentless adapting and testing of products for an ever better solution. Shouldn’t all IT departments be like this? What an exciting place to work in such […]

What are the 3 Essentials of Project Management?

Suppose you want to do something sizeable, which requires the collaboration of several people over a period of time.  Something like a Start-up, a software project, a process improvement or building a house. You will […]

How would an E-Commerce Company get into Retail? – Part 2

There are so many disastrous results of Companies going into Retail. It usually starts this way: How difficult can it be to sell Merchandise in Stores? Rent a proper sized Space at a good Location, […]

How would an E-Commerce Company get into Retail? Part 1/2

Up to now, only a few pure online Shops dared to venture into Brick and Mortar Retail. But there is increasing Evidence for this long-expected Move: Apple and the Xiaomi lost their market lead in China, […]

33 Books on Digital Transformation

There are many sources about Digital Transformation of Businesses. But which one’s fit your needs? Those aimed at how to transform Operations or those how to create new Products? Those about Business or those aimed […]

Bring it on! The 2016+ Challenge

2016 was a very special year in so many aspects. Trump, Brexit, Terror, Wars & Refugee’s, the resurgence of authoritarian leaders, Zero Interest Economics, the beginning of the post-factual age etc. All these effects and causes […]

A 4 Step IT Manifesto – without the boring Bits

IT departments are boring. In the time of vibrant start-ups, who wants to work in a department that used to be called “Data Processing Department”?  IT departments are still  organized more for data processing than for […]