In Search of a New Organizing Principle for Work Technology

Every now and then, something happens that changes the way we think about everything. Like, oh, I don’t, what’s a good example — how about a global pandemic? 

Major events like COVID-19 cause us to take things apart, examine the pieces, and put them back together again in a different way. But the way things get put back together depends on the organizing principle that emerges after the event. 

Sequoia Capital Is Wrong (and They Don’t Get Work Tech)

On March 5, Sequoia Capital sent a memo providing guidance to founders and CEOs about how to manage through the coronavirus pandemic.

How Strategic Is Employee Scheduling?

Before I started the agency (way back near the turn of the century), one of my early marketing positions was with a time-and-attendance and employee scheduling company. I had moved from Austin to Boston to take the job. My wife and I had never lived outside of Texas, and being newly married with no children we decided to take a chance on New England. It was one of the best decisions we ever made. Jennifer worked downtown and I commuted from Boston’s South End out to Framingham every day to punch the clock (pun intended).