Optimism In The Face Of Current Reality

Feld Thoughts

Global tensions over nuclear arms, crisis in Myanmar, bloody civil wars in Syria and Yemen. Government optimism vietnamLet’s start with an awesome dog taking himself sledding. Now, let’s move on to Bill Gates opening essay in this week’s Time Magazine (he’s their first ever guest editor) titled Some good news, for once. It’s short and powerful. He starts out with context. “Reading the news today does not exactly leave you feeling optimistic.

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The Red Queen Problem – Innovation in the DoD and Intelligence Community

Steve Blank

In the 21st century you need a scorecard to keep track of the threats: Russia, China, North Korea, Iran, ISIS in Yemen/Libya/Philippines, Taliban, Al-Qaeda, hackers for hire, etc. Pete Newell and I have spent a lot of time bringing continuous innovation to government organizations. Here are our thoughts about how to confront the Red Queen trap and adapt a government agency to infuse continuous innovation in its culture and practices.

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