Taking a discovery driven approach to internal projects

The first step of discovery driven planning lies in specifying what success looks like. For for-profit projects, this usually takes the form of a level of growth or enhanced profitability. But there are many kinds of projects that don’t have such a clearly defined outcome — this article addresses those.

Technical debt and transformational projects

As I have written about elsewhere, many large scale digital projects are created with the intention of transforming something significant about the business. Their…



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Rita McGrath

Columbia Business School Professor. Thinkers50 top 10 & #1 in strategy. Bestselling author of The End of Competitive Advantage & Seeing Around Corners.