Archive for the ‘Opportunities’ Category

Virtualization: The Hot Trend Today’s Organizations Can No Longer Ignore – Part One

The use of virtualization and cloud computing is growing quickly among companies of all sizes. Currently, 30 percent of servers are virtualized, and surveys show that by 2012, that number will grow to 50 percent. Virtualization and cloud computing go hand-in-hand, and virtualizing servers is just the tip of the iceberg. The trend to virtualize [...]

The Power of Certainty

By: Daniel Burrus The Power of Certainty (One of Seven Principles from the new book Flash Foresight: How to See the Invisible and Do the Impossible) In my new book Flash Foresight, I share seven principles that can make invisible opportunities visible. One of my favorite principles is using the power of certainty. In times [...]

Redefine and Reinvent to Seize Tomorrow’s Opportunities

By: Daniel Burrus In my new book Flash Foresight, I share seven principles that can make invisible opportunities visible. Knowing how and when to redefine and reinvent yourself and your company is critical. In the twenty-first century, the one and only thing you can depend on is transformation. Technology-driven business process transformation is a hard [...]

Go Opposite To See Invisible Opportunities – Part Two

By: Daniel Burrus Doing the opposite has always been a smart strategy for breakthrough. Today, though, it has special implications, because in so many ways our entire world and everything about it is going through an intensely rapid and comprehensive reversal. The acceleration of digital technology is turning conditions on their heads, creating a profound [...]

Go Opposite To See Invisible Opportunities – Part One

By: Daniel Burrus In my new book Flash Foresight, I share seven principles that can make invisible opportunities visible. Going opposite is one technique that may seem implausible at first, but it tends to pay off handsomely. Last month we explored the idea that our biggest challenges are often quite different from what we think [...]

Redefine and Reinvent to Seize Tomorrow’s Opportunities: Part Two!

By: Daniel Burrus But even change itself has changed. Information and new knowledge now travel around the world at the speed of light, and technological innovation proceeds at close to the speed of thought. Today you cannot just reinvent now and then: to survive and thrive in a time of vertical change, you have to [...]

We’re All Too Busy…Missing Amazing Opportunities: Part One

By: Daniel Burris It’s a fact of life in the 21st century that we’re all very busy. If you do a gut check on yourself, you’d likely admit that you are busier this year than you were last year. Every month seems to go by faster than last month, making us realize that the pace [...]