Nope. It won’t work.

Whenever I see snazzy ‘gear’ diagrams like these ones – found in the wild on places like LinkedIn or glossy consultant presentations – two immediate reactions come to mind:

1) Those little green cogs at the bottom left and top right are going to cause everything to grind to a tooth-gnashing halt, and

2) Your transformation is going to fail.

(And don’t get me started on the indicative direction of the meshing cogs)