The Very Eager Executive

In the meeting an executive expresses his realization that the organization needs to change.   During month one, the executive starts a listening tour across the organization to understand what is going on.   This listening tour entails asking what is working, what is not working and what can be improved.       DuringContinue reading “The Very Eager Executive”

Business Agility and Digital Transformation

What is Business Agility? Business is “the activity of making, buying, or selling goods or providing services in exchange for…” Corporations –> Money Non-profits –> Social Causes Education –> Knowledge Government –> Citizen Services Military –> National Defense Agility is the “ability to move quickly and easily.” Business Agility is the ability to move quicklyContinue reading “Business Agility and Digital 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 to the wellbeing of the organization. No, I am not talking about a fictional scenario in a far off land. I am talking about anContinue reading “SPICE for Business Transformation”

35 Concepts that Affect Organizational Transformation Efforts

Organizational transformation entails understanding where the organization is today and where it wants to be tomorrow in terms of people, products, services, processes, and technologies. In order to accomplish this transformation, we have to determine the organization’s ‘eligibility’ by assessing its Strategy, Politics, Innovation, Culture and Execution (SPICE) factors. The SPICE factors help us determineContinue reading “35 Concepts that Affect Organizational Transformation Efforts”