Organizational Decision Making

I’ve spent a lot of time making and thinking about decisions within organizations.  One thing I’ve noticed is that the best decisions are those that are the best informed (obviously).  However, collecting and analyzing enough data to make the “best” decision can be a significant investment.  This typically results in leaders collecting some data and … Continue reading Organizational Decision Making

Company Growth

I have founded or co-founded a number of startups, worked as a consultant for Fortune 100 companies, and been an executive in large corporations.  What I’ve come to hold true is that as a company grows it experiences what Dr. Larry E. Greiner calls “growth phases.”  Dr. Greiner postulated the existence of these phases in … Continue reading Company Growth

The Dollar Value of SaaS Features

I had a discussion with a colleague yesterday on how to determine the priority of features on a given service. We quickly arrived at the topic of assessing business need, i.e. value, of the features. This is a conversation I've had many times, with many clients and thought it might be worthwhile to document some … Continue reading The Dollar Value of SaaS Features