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Telepresence: I, for one, welcome our robot potential

I discovered telepresence by happy accident. A friend of mine in the robotics industry sent me a link to the Suitable Technologies website after a conversation at dinner one night. Fascinated, I signed up on their mailing list and started learning more about it. When I was asked to speak […]

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Presenting at Toastmasters… remotely

Last night was my monthly Toastmasters meeting. I had planned to attend and give my 4th speech from the handbook. The organizers informed me that this night would be a competition… Humorous Speaking! When I protested and said I didn’t know how to be funny on purpose, they would hear […]

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Beam me in, Scotty! Telepresence is COOL!

A few weeks ago, a colleague and I had the opportunity to test drive the Beam Pro from Suitable Technologies. It’s a robot that you can drive around using the arrow keys on your computer keyboard and interact with people – all from the comfort of your own home (or […]

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Introduction to tribal business

I had the opportunity to talk about “tribal” businesses at the ICT Kring conference in Delft, October 2013. Here is a summary of the talk. Modern businesses are experimenting with new organizational structures where the focus is on communities instead of hierarchies… top-down governance is being replaced with cultures where […]

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Today is a good day to work! Insights into tribal business

Modern businesses are experimenting with new organizational structures where the focus is on communities instead of hierarchies… top-down governance is being replaced with cultures where employees are encouraged to self organize and become more adaptable. Why is this being called a “tribal business” and what does it mean to grow […]

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Introducing Happy Melly… sort of

I had the opportunity to introduce Happy Melly at an Agile Lean Europe conference yesterday. It was an online conference and featured four speakers over two hours. A great idea if you ask me! I enjoyed seeing all the presentations, and Toni Tassani even drew notes. After my presentation was […]

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Join me at these great events!

I got myself involved with a few great conferences happening in the next couple of months. Will you be in the neighborhood? I would love to meet!

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