Science in the “unreasonably great research framework”

In Discover unreasonably great research! And exploit it, I introduced the concept of Unreasonably Great Research, characterized it briefly via a framework, and offered two examples. This is the second note in a framework-defining series of notes exploring elements of that framework. This one is focused on the science of surveys in general. In a nutshell Research should advance…


Organizations and people in the “unreasonably great research framework”

In Discover unreasonably great research! And exploit it, I introduced the concept of Unreasonably Great Research, characterized it briefly via a framework, and offered two examples. This note is the first in a framework-defining series exploring the various elements of the unreasonably great research framework. Here, you and I will use the attributes of honesty and transparency…

Cutting Edge, Scalpel

Discover unreasonably great research! And exploit it

Most analysts and consulting firms rely on sloppy, biased, junk science to generate numbers to support their findings and recommendations. I’m dissecting published research, looking for reports that guide readers on the uses and value of predictive analytics, studies built on high-quality data, objective analysis, and actionable conclusions. Given the reported high levels of spending…


CXO Research Insights + Vision© Newsletter: January 2022: Supply Chains Reset, ESG Actions, Delaware Legal Outsourcing Losses

January’s 2022 issue, CXO Research Insights + Vision© Newsletter, offers executives actionable insights for three short 2/3-minute topics:

1. New Supply Chain Model: Apply a new Post-Covid global supply chain model now for resilience; 
2. ESG Reporting Making Sense: Navigating the complex and confusing ESG frameworks and standards to make reporting compliance practical;
3. Delaware M& Law: Why outsourcing to elite top mega-law firms for corporate Delaware lawsuits often fail – here’s a better course of action.


2022 Predictions: C-Suite Blockchain 3.0 Opportunities Will Increasingly Invite Business and Government Adoption

Today’s research shows that over 48% of C-suite executives are missing newer blockchain technology targeted opportunities in 2022-2024 strategic planning. C-suite trailblazers should drive the strategic transformation plans in their enterprises to fully realize the gains fresher Blockchain 3.0 can bring. Here are six critical C-suite takeaways.


2022 Predictions: Savvy CEOs Right Innovation Playbook for Edge Computing Win

Edge computing opportunities using IoT 5G networks are increasing, but most innovation playbooks lack insight into their potential for ROI. Each enterprise transformation business case requires savvy CEOs to understand today’s edge computing ecosystems and platforms. CEOs should drive the transformation in their enterprises to fully realize the gains edge computing can bring.
Here are three


Predictions 2022: No Predictions This Year

I’m not writing a prediction this year.  I’m no stranger to the predictions cycle that gears up this time of year. For 20 years (paywall) I wrote predictions about fintech and banking technologies and strategies. Like my colleagues, past and present, I’ve had my share of “I was right!” and “I was way off!” moments during…

Hot Air Balloon Flame On

Confronted with too much tech FUD and FOMO?

According to research on loss aversion, FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt) is more powerful than FOMO (the fear of missing out), but technology executives and their organizations liberally use both to hype the goods and services they’re promoting. Trying to work your way through everyone’s claims and counterclaims? Here’s what to do. Read all the…