Author Archive | Thierry de Baillon

Venn’s Adventures in the Future of Work

Blog post by on July 6, 2014

A few weeks ago, I was invited to speak at BPM Conference Portugal by Alberto Manuel, its chairman and delightful host. My talk focused on the inability for business processes to adequately address real world problems, either …

Employee Engagement: Beyond Workplace Psychosis 2.0

Blog post by on March 5, 2014 Editor's Pick

I always have been an ardent supporter of true qualitative research. Yet, data IS interesting, specially when, considered under the right angle, it helps shedding a light on otherwise unnoticed facts and behaviors. A number is a …

The Broken Business Model of Business

Blog post by on November 6, 2013

Every day, we can see new evidences that our society is broken. More than ever, we live on the edge of an era, without knowing if the present unstable equilibrium will collapse into a dystopian future or …

The Stopcock and the New Economy

Blog post by on September 2, 2013

For once, I would like to tell you a little story. When, my wife and me, we arrived the other day at our country house, we found a little letter from our water supply company in the …

Enacting Social Business

Blog post by on April 8, 2013

I was recently invited to participate to a session during the Enterprise 2.0 Summit in Paris, along with Jon Husband and Richard Collin, on the theme of “frameworks for the networked organization”. I won’t give here my …

The tainted narrative of the workplace

Blog post by on December 18, 2012

Technology is influencing more than the way we work, it also deeply changes the notion of workplace. As IBM wrote in 2011 in its The new workplace: are you ready? white paper: “Today’s workplace is a virtual …