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April 23, 2014

Why does “strategic focus” work?

In the latest McKinsey Quarterly three authors report on their research on what successful companies do. They identify 4 recipes of successful companies, that “reflect a […]
July 11, 2014

IT & Marketing the relationship you can no longer ignore

Earlier this year I looked at why, if IT could not report to the CEO, then reporting to the Chief Marketing Officer makes good, if unconventional sense. Enter […]
October 16, 2015

What good leadership looks like in the face of digital disruption

Why is it important for technology leaders, whether they’re in a tech firm or embedded in industry, to focus on non-technical skills development? IT’s role within […]
March 29, 2016

MBT Community has done it again! Toastmasters contest winners

April 21, 2016

Three ways to build innovation into your organisation

Despite the explosive rate of innovation transforming our world, how established organisations innovate themselves is another matter altogether. The string of defunct or struggling organisations such as […]
May 2, 2016

MBT Community Event – Dave Snowden

On the 18th April, the MBT community hosted an event at which the globally-renowned academic and theorist, Dave Snowden, gave an outstanding presentation on Decision-Making in […]
May 3, 2016

LiDA* Presentation: James van Rooyen: Founder/Director of Bicycles Online

On 28th April James van Rooyen gave an engaging account of his journey in building a flourishing online bicycle business. He took the audience through the […]
May 22, 2016

A helicopter view: Innovation’s Hype and Hazards explained.

My recent reading of the Harvard Business Review’s articleYes, Short-Termism Really Is a Problem, made me consider how the current innovation mantra plays into short term […]
September 5, 2016

Minister for Innovation – The 7Ds of cutting edge Innovation

Announcing our next MBT event – Minister for Innovation – The 7Ds of cutting edge Innovation, follow this link to get a free ticket:  
October 2, 2016

UTS Alumni Winner 2016 – Bettina McMahon

The winners are in… and one of our own MBT alumni members took out the Award for excellence, well done to Bettina McMahon!!! Click here to read […]