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More structure doesn’t give you more flexibility

I was looking at Deloitte’s latest human capital infographic, it’s a nice image but it illustrates our damaging obsession with formal structure. The study identifies four key drivers of change; demographics technology everywhere, digital everything speeding the exponential economy a new social contract between employer and worker I guess we could all agree with these […]

Lessons from Silicon Valley – Issue 3

Reducing involvement to cope with complexity Having recently visited Silicon Valley, Kevan Hall, CEO of Global Integration shares his experiences. On my visit to the San Fransisco area it was interesting to observe the latest wave of great tech companies experiencing some of the familiar challenges as they grow and become more complex. In a […]

Lessons from Silicon Valley – Issue 2

Having recently visited Silicon Valley, Kevan Hall, CEO of Global Integration shares his experiences. Building real estate does not make you global I was struck by the race for expensive real estate in the Bay area as fast growing organizations try to create space for their burgeoning workforces and then to bring them together in […]

Lessons from Silicon Valley – Issue 1

Kevan Hall, CEO of Global Integration recently visited Silicon Valley to talk to some of the newer technology companies about their experiences of collaboration and creating integrated global organizations. It was an interesting experience on many levels. The limits of communicating through technology It was good to visit a booming sector and to learn about the particular challenges […]