How to find out if your idea is crazy good, or just crazy… “No battleplan ever survives contact with the enemy,” Helmuth von Moltke, nineteenth-century innovator and Prussian Field Marshal, once said (in a more verbose German formulation*). One consequence of his statement is: If you don’t bet, you can’t play; and if you don’t play, you can’t know if you’ll win or lose.
Get your digital-transformation project up and running at now-to-market speeds! The scene is familiar: Someone within the organization throws a digitalization project on the corporate drawing board. Soon after, the project gets mired in endless discussions. Multiple interests groups express diverging, often conflicting opinions and forward movement seems unlikely. So how can a company break this cycle? Here are a few tips that can your project out of the endless-deliberation rut.
Let’s Get to Know Each Other Better. Sclable has built a “culture of doing” for itself and for its many satisfied clients. And we’re always looking for opportunities to share this culture with new acquaintances and get feedback from old friends. So we wanted to remind everyone this holiday season that we hold open office hours every Wednesday from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.
An Austrian Thanksgiving While, on 24 November, America ate its way to turkey-induced torpor, Martin Sirlinger extolled the virtues of staying nimble: “Vienna, all of Austria in fact, is a great place for rapid digital innovation,” said Sirlinger, “already you can see a vanguard of agile companies, small and large, rolling out truly innovative digital transformation programs. It is our job to let the rest of the world know about the great things happening here.”
The new Master’s Students at FH Burgenland just received their first Master Class from guest lecturer Martin Sirlinger. On 7 September 2016, Martin, Sclable COO, welcomed the incoming class of FH Burgenland with a talk titled “A Culture of Doing.” The talk was modelled on how Sclable approaches customer relations as a company. Sclable’s knows its target market faces a unique challenge: Disruptions in their industry are forcing them to innovate and to do so under “now-to-market” time pressures.
Crisper, Clearer Images Across all viewport Sizes The specification of the picture element is the result of intensive research and development. It allows frontend developers to reference a set of pictures with different technical characteristics to display clear, crisp images across all pixel densities and viewport sizes. (I already gave a short introduction to the problem of different pixel densities in my last blog post.)
Sclable’s New Berlin Offices open more possibilities Like Vienna, Berlin is one of the best cities in the world for innovation. (The Melbourne innovation agency 2thinknow ranks them #3 and #14 globally.) Young, growing start-ups gravitate to Berlin for the following reasons.