Showing articles for keyword: Economy of Speed

  1. When the clockspeed of business increases, also the development teams building your products and services have to function faster. Hannele Kuitunen reflects on how their work has changed in the middle of this while humans are still not built to multitask. How has all this changed your relationship with your customers, and what benefits increased clockspeed has brought along?

    Hannele Kuitunen
    by Hannele Kuitunen
  2. Questions guide my decisions and actions more than any other factor. I think they are the key to self-management in the economy of speed . A few weeks ago I had just come back from an urban spring holiday abroad. On Monday morning I drew up my customary plans for the week by pondering the question of what I was going to achieve by the en…

    Marjo Sjöberg
    by Marjo Sjöberg
  3. Let’s think about speed. What does it mean for us? What is the opposite of speed? Is it slowness, indecisiveness, procrastination, or maybe something else? The problem is that in pursuit of speed we set it as a single metric. It becomes the solution to any one problem. “We got to speed up the clock speed” sounds good in the boardroom but d…

    Jari Varjo
    by Jari Varjo
  4. We are living in the economy of speed. Our rapidly changing technology, demographics and business life are merely one aspect of this. Network communications are increasingly important. There is more chaos, things are getting complicated, they take us by surprise, and there is no single correct answer. The supply of time cannot be regulat…

    Leo Stranius
    by Leo Stranius
  5. The new age of work calls for new employee skills. Self-management, peer leadership and team skills are among the most important ones. Digitalization has unlocked two mighty powers: automation and information. Any work that can be automated will be automated. Many professions disappear while new ones emerge. Traditional bosses, or “ma…

    Esko Hannula
    by Esko Hannula
  6. Speed has become both an ideal and a necessity. Lifecycles are shortening, whether of individual products, technologies or even entire business concepts. The market can grow rapidly, with successful services able to acquire huge numbers of new users in just a few months. Copying is also happening more quickly, with promising innovations…

    Esko Hannula
    by Esko Hannula