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Nothing Ages Faster than the Future: How do companies deal with obsolete knowledge?

In t3n magazine I look at the topic of how companies could deal with obsolete knowledge. Rapid technological progress has consequences. A disruptive business model can make my offer unusable overnight. Competition no longer takes place only between products or processes – but via business models. What counts today may be obsolete tomorrow. How can “old knowledge” be unlearned?

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Interviews

Cultural change: The ultimate discipline of business transformation?

Today, Anton Tremp took the time to talk with me about the dimensions of transformations. Anton is currently General Manager for a European technology group in Saudi Arabia. We talk about his tasks, operational and cultural challenges, leadership during situations of change and why cultural change is the ultimate discipline of transformation.

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We are not agile because it is trend!

The term “agility” has been an inflationary buzzword in the media for years. Everything must be agile today. In the flood of agile hymns of praise, however, the real reason for this often fades away. Why do companies decide to switch to agile? I will talk about this today with Patrick Diemer, Chairman of the Management Board of AirPlus International.

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Change and Transformation – Is There a Difference?

In my work environment, I’m often surprised at how often managers use the terms »change« and »transformation« as if they referred to one and the same thing. A look at newspaper articles, corporate publications and even the business literature can also leave one with the impression that the terms are perfectly interchangeable. As a matter of fact, however, they are not. And given that it is so important for business managers to grasp the difference between change and transformation in both a theoretical and a practical sense, it may be worthwhile to remind ourselves what that difference is.

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