What has rock ‘n roll ever done for business?

Highly disruptive analysis from Richard

IBM Center for Applied Insights

I have a confession to make. I don’t spend all my time thinking about IT and work. I know I can share this with readers of this blog because our stats suggest you would be sympathetic. On the weekends, I play guitar in a band and I really enjoy it – but what has that got to do with how I spend the rest of the week?

I feel slightly split between two different worlds – one very analytical and one more emotional. When I look up quotes on music I get things like: “It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and charm and gaiety to life and everything,” often attributed to Plato but more likely an unknown source.  Lofty stuff. I don’t find much like that talking about the IT world.

Believe it or not, a band can get lost during a…

View original post 343 more words