Futuremark

Tom Peters has stated many times in his presentations that we should not “benchmark” our performance – base our performance off good past practices, but rather we should “futuremark” – be the future others will wish to benchmark. I was thinking about that this week as I conceptualized this coming summer’s faculty institute. Our Center… Read more Futuremark

The Competitive Spirit

In the business world, firms are always attempting to develop a competitive advantage over their competitors. A competitive advantage suggests that a firm is doing something that is distinctive and cannot be duplicated by others. With that as background, I observed two events in the last 24 hours that have me thinking about competitive advantage…and… Read more The Competitive Spirit

Only Thing To Fear…

At last week’s Educause Learning Initiative conference, they held an interesting session on Fear 2.0. Some videos and notes from this session can be found here. It reminded me of a blog post from last November that is still relevant, in which Terry Dolson notes: “The day after I read this {article on wired world… Read more Only Thing To Fear…