8 days ago

The Digital Future: Services Oriented Architecture and Mass Customization, Part 1

Part1: The Digital FutureI was challenged to forecast changes in economic systems based on both my knowledge of spatial economic systems and on my experiences with computers, data networking, and automation.  What I have come up with is a four par…

11 months, 24 days ago

Route to Enterprise Scale Agility

Of all the imperatives of digital transformation, the one success factor on which there is consensus is “enterprise-wide agility”. Agility not limited to IT services alone, but all enterprise services working together. Be it the “software development process” or the … Continue reading

11 months, 24 days ago

IT service providers: SMEs going global

Published in Outsource Magazine As the media never tires of pointing out, the axis of world economic power is speedily shifting to the East, both in terms of working-age population and GDP. As many of our SME-sized IT service provider clients … Continue reading

1 year, 2 months ago

Agility is not Speed

Agility is the ability to change direction quickly.

The paradox of agility is that it is that the slower you are moving the faster you can change direction.

Just going really fast, in the belief that speed is agility, can lead to a nasty, sudden stop.

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Photo by Dan Masa

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4 years, 5 months ago

Rational Rationalization – Part the First

With the upheaval of the economic downturn came a spate of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, splits and buy-outs. The ensuing chaos of the resulting technology portfolios cannot really be overstated. Many surviving companies are just a mess. In norm…