Original experimental Horton 229

As we entered our first lockdown in Victoria, I was looking for a new interest to distract my now anxious mind. A friend had bought me a small electric paper plane mechanism which I had not taken out the box yet. …


No one knew what the effect would be and in all honesty no one initially cared. It didn’t take long to happen really. Once it did arrive, at first it was a novelty but quite soon after it was given more and more applications which we had a choice to use or continue as we had before. More and more we found it difficult to find the places we had done what the applications now did as these places had eroded and soon we forgot they had even existed. You see, place took less and less importance in meaning and…


I’ll start with what many might consider to be an oxymoron: Microsoft is in a state of creating and acquiring tools that do the same things without retiring those where there is obvious overlap. At the same time, the societal confusion created with this ‘which tool to use when’ sits squarely with how Microsoft has trained us over time. In times gone by they used to replace one tool with another, and retire those tools that they perceived as having too much overlap. This is no longer the case. …


Instructions on making the Responsive Organisation Discusion Scale #RODS

A few weeks ago I decided to hack the Responsive Org slideshare pack in order to add what I felt would be valuable to our Microsoft customers and our customer facing staff. Adam Pisoni, Co-founder and CTO of Yammer had put up this slide deck on Slideshare as a conceptual OpenSource type project for us all to add value to. I wanted to be a part of the experiment. …


Experiencing the Network effect

My plane landed late in Sydney. I didn’t have long before my meeting with one of our large Yammer banking customers. The Taxi driver sped through the back streets taking care not to break any traffic laws but he had heard my plea to get there as quickly as he could. I was taking a Microsoft partner into the bank to help provide an innovative way to deliver Yammer network analytics and I needed to see their presentation 30 minutes before the client did with a rendezvous at a cafe in the base of the customers building …. …

Luke Grange

To share is to love, passionate about Open Innovation and collaborative solutions, Helping organisations capitalise on trust by engaging in a transparent manner

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