Recently, I have been reading Chasing The Rabbit by Steven Spear. This is a methodical dissection of market leading organizations and what they do to gain and maintain the lead in their respective markets. Spear looks at a wide variety of companies in various sectors including defense, health care, and automotive. Soon, I will be writing a blog series to look at the main concepts covered by Spear and how those concepts apply to software companies specifically.
In the interim, I would like to gather a bit of data from you, dear reader. One of the key capabilities identified by Spear is the ability of an organization to rapidly share knowledge within its structure. So, any given problem gets solved exactly once. That solution gets