If there’s waste paper on the ground, we pick it up. One of the most important documents ever published in the Silicon Valley, by Patty McCord, Chief Talent Officer at Netflix from 1998 to 2012.
Taken from the “Aleph” by Jorge Francisco Isidoro Luis Borges Acevedo, this beautiful short story, lets us understand how much a story can be powerful.
Let’s take this game: 1 coin, you start with heads, the opponent can decide three times if flip the coin without telling the results, then it’s our turn, 3 choices for us too, in the end 3 choices for the opponent. We win if, in the end, is tails.
Many are the difficulties that are met in complex ICT projects, maybe destined to big realities and, at this point is inevitable, distributed all over the world.
“I like concept design, the kind which is so clear you do not need to draw it. I have passed on plenty of my projects over the phone”.
In 500 a.C. Heraclitus of Ephesus stated that “No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.”
Inside and outside organizatons, today, more and more, social interaction happens in a much more “mediated” way by Information and Communication Technology.
On 17th September, a beautiful video on Iceland by Elisabetta Rosso, appeared on the homepage of Repubblica.it and Repubblica.tv.
It’s been 7 months after our study tour in Silicon Valley, that took us to see global ICT excellences behind the scenes.
It’s just finished the 2013 edition of Silicon Valley Study Tour, a wonderful study trip in Silicon Valley, global cradle of ICT.