Ideas from Fiction

Writers of fiction have no need to consider constraints from technology so they are free to imagine. Accordingly, they can tell stories which meet needs of people, which create wonderful and magic environments or horrible, fearsome places.

They are therefore much better at imagining the future that any of our predictions so what can we learn from stories, and what can we apply to the corporate world today

Blade Runner still needs a boss

Managing Blade Runners : An AI future for management

Harry Potter’s greatest adventure yet; Organisational Design

Harry Potter and the Organisation Design of Destiny; we are increasingly segmenting customers by behaviour but why not your own people? What you need is sorting hat.

What Mary Poppins can teach us about having fun at work

Super-agile-project’s-fantastic-culture’s-still-atrocious: Mary Poppin’s guide to mandatory fun at work

Why Judge Dredd is the perfect Agile Practitioner

Judge Dredd: Judge, Jury and Execution of leading practice Agile

Why Darth Vader is the HR manager of the year

Darth Vader’s approach to a two speed Digital corporate culture

What the utopian world of Star Trek tells us about AI

Captain Kirk and the surprisingly large size of the Starship enterprise