5 Questions to Ask About Your Organization’s Execution

In previous blog posts, I have given you thoughts on how factors such as Strategy, Politics, Innovation and Culture can be used to achieve Business Transformation in your organization. Today, I am going to talk about how these factors need Execution to be successful.Generally speaking, Execution is the act of doing or performing something. In terms of the organization, … Continue reading 5 Questions to Ask About Your Organization’s Execution

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5 Questions to Ask About Your Organization’s Innovation

The word "innovation" is often used in organizations to portray that they are somehow advancing their organization. But what really is innovation and who can and should innovate really depends upon who you talk to and what context and timeframes that person is referring to. Thus, it seems that innovation is something subjective but people do … Continue reading 5 Questions to Ask About Your Organization’s Innovation

75 Questionable Thoughts About Organizational Transformation

Questionable Thoughts

Strategies People Only executives can transform organizations Internal expertise have no/minimum value Everyone will be eager to contribute Processes Internal business processes and Information Technology (IT) processes don’t matter Interfacing processes with partners and vendors don’t matter All processes and standard operating procedures (SOPs) have been documented and followed without deviation Products Our products can’t … Continue reading 75 Questionable Thoughts About Organizational Transformation

SPICE for Business Transformation

Imagine an organization where people, business processes, products, services and technologies are in sync. Where an organization performs at its most optimal levels and miraculously everyone is happy and contributing for the wellbeing of the organization. No, I am not talking about a fictional scenario in a far off land. I am talking about an … Continue reading SPICE for Business Transformation

How to select an Enterprise Architecture Framework?

Organizational Structure

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: This article provides in detail the elements of an Enterprise Architecture (EA) framework that would be selected and deployed at a fictional United States (US) Federal Government contractor called FedCon. FedCon is divided into 3 Business Units (BUs) that are focused on providing Management Consulting, Information Technology (IT) Consulting and Systems Integration (SI) … Continue reading How to select an Enterprise Architecture Framework?