Games We Play.

A look at digital transformation through the eyes of a game theory. There are two kinds of games. An infinite game and a finite game. A finite game has fixed rules and the players are constant. The game has a very clear start and ending point. Most of the games we play are finite. Soccer,…

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Every Company Is A Software Company

What would your company be like, if it was originally a software company? How would the way you deliver your product or service be different? How would you interact with your customers? How would you infuse your offering with software to enhance the customer experience? This is a good exercise to understand the potential of…

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Digital Transformation Part 2 of 2

Last week I blogged about what a digital transformation is NOT. I want to touch on this concept again, just for a minute, because there is a lot of misleading information out there on the topic of digital transformation. Digital Transformation is not about IT or even technology. It is not about an app or…

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Digital Transformation Part 1 of 2

How do you easily define an idea so abstract, it requires a Ted Talk to explain it. Here is a link to a very ‘Teddy’ Talk on the subject. What Does It Even Mean? Digital Transformation, It’s like saying you work in the in the ‘monetary acquisition” industry. The words make sense but put them…

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An Interview With Standard Harvest Head Of Business Development.

Luis Camarena, Our Head of Business Development was recently interviewed by Hanah Park of Betty Blocks. Standard Harvest provides apps and platforms for organizations who are looking to digitize business processes. We simplify business processes by intelligently integrating smart technologies to maximize customer experience. How did you first learn about Betty Blocks? Luis: We were…

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Digital Burgers, Analog Minds.

I went to Mcdonalds (Don’t judge) last night with my older brother. He is 12 years my senior and just a little bit of a technophobe. The whole concept of what Standard Harvest does is  completely foreign to him. McDonald’s was packed. You’d think they had the best burgers in the world! What else explains why…

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Airplane Pilots and Developers

A study was done on two groups of people. Group 1: Veteran airplane pilots.  Group2: Non-pilots. They were each given a test: Who can read an airplane instrument panel the best where speed and accuracy are concerned. The focus was on the ‘six-pack,’ the six most important gauges in an airplane.   Veteran pilots spend…

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“Brain Bucks”

No code/low code development platforms are becoming hugely popular in business. Why? One reason is they help you manage your brain better. Sit! Stay! Think! An interesting experiment was done to dogs a while ago. Scientists divided a number of dogs into two groups. The first group was given the command to “stay” in one…

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There are very hungry code monsters…

code monster

The monsters have names like “digitalization” and “digital transformation”. They are starving for computer code and the people who write it. You probably recognize the monsters because they are companies like mine and companies like yours. Companies that take seriously the changes they need to make today, to stay in business tomorrow.

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Who The BLEEP Cares About Your Silly Little Story Anyway?

previous post I don’t think you care about my story that much. Hopefully, you care about your business, your customers, and your employees? Yes? Good! So, let’s make this about you, shall we? Basic Assumptions First… You work for a company that sells something of value (a product or a service) to someone who buys it.…

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