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28
Sep
SuccessInnovationTeamwork

OR meets Scrum

September 1st 2011 was the day the Works Council of ABN AMRO (OR) met Scrum. A group of 50 works council members gathered at Dialogues House to participate in a Scrum Workshop organized by Dialogues Incubator and Dialogues Technology; it was literally a Full (Dialogues) House. Read moreRead more

28
Sep
14000-BCE

What is the Innovation that Led to Civilization?

There are some interesting answers to this question in Why the West Rules, For Now by Ian Morris. As part of his research, Morris has developed a Social Development Index, which he uses to track the progress of civilizations from 14000 BC to present. The index tracks improvements in areas such as energy capture (both as food and as fuel), organizational capability, technology development, and information sharing capacity. Read moreRead more

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