Cyber attacks on business organizations are becoming more and more common. So the topic of cyber security is getting an increased attention not only from IT professionals, but also business executives.
In 2017 I have experienced personally what it means to work in a company which had a massive cyber attack and I can tell you it’s not fun! This was the time when the famous NotPetya malware paralyzed Maersk. If you are interested to read more, check out my blog post.
Related to this topic, recently I was listening to the HBR podcast where Thomas Parenty and Jack Domet (cofounders of Archefact Group) shared their view on how organizations can prevent cyber risks.
My key takeaway was that business and IT cannot work in silos. Business leaders should be constantly evaluating potential cyber risks to their business activities and consult with IT professionals how to avoid it.
In general I am a very slow book reader. I often use a marker to highlight the sentences which resonate with me the most or I want to re-read them after a while.
Some books are so refreshingly educational that I even decide to write a blog post, which serves as a summary of my key take-aways that I believe can be useful for you too.
This has just happened with "The Blue Ocean Strategy" book by W. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne.
What are you favorite books which you have recently read and learnt a lot from?
Transformation and change! These days we hear these words used a lot, and for good reason. According to the Harvard Business Review (HBR) 86% of organizations are in the midst of business transformation or have recently completed one.
While there is quite some studies done already on how to drive successful programmes, I thought it would be good to share my knowledge from another angle.
Most of us are hit by transformation programmes, but rarely get involved in shaping the strategies. So what to do when you are confronted with that sometimes scary sounding TRANSFORMATION?
Interested to read more? Check out my blog post.