Strategy & Ecosystems, Part 3: Collaboration in Complex Ecosystems

Ecosystems become complex as soon as pen & paper are put aside in favor of action, such as communicating and collaborating with those organizations - individuals - that are drawn so neatly in the ecosystem map. Why is that? I…

Strategy & Ecosystems, Part 2: Influence in Ecosystems

I've been thinking about influence lately, and specifically, how it shapes discussions and decisions. Having been fortunate enough to learn from some great influencers early in my life and career, a lot of the theory I was later formally taught…

Strategy & Ecosystems, Part 1: How do ecosystems affect strategy?

In case you're wondering about the impact of ecosystems on business strategy, HBR recently published a great article to which I've included the link below. Although it refers to business ecosystems, it's equally relevant to the public sector and to…