3 years, 3 months 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

3 years, 3 months 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

3 years, 3 months ago

Stop service providers becoming data security Achilles heel

Published in ComputerWeekly  The UK government’s recently announced cyber security threat information sharing partnership serves to underline the level of cyber risk organisations are facing. For those responsible for public and private sector IT services, it is of further concern … Continue reading

3 years, 5 months ago

Enterprise Architecture and Target Operating Models

How often is an established Enterprise Architecture approach used to create a Target Operating Model? If the answer is not often, then why not? If the answer is yes all the time, then how should we go about creating one ? Are traditional consultancy approaches to target operating models good enough? What is an Operating […]

3 years, 10 months ago

The Enterprise Values and Policies harmonisation

The Company Values establish, ideally, a standard to guide the behaviour of a company and its employees.
The Values, which state the expectations from the employee behaviour and company, are to steer the company decision making a…

4 years, 4 months ago

Big Data Analytics – Unlock Breakthrough Results: Step Two (2)

This post is part of a larger series to provide a detailed set of steps you can take to unlock breakthrough results in Big Data Analytics. This step addresses identifying the type and nature of the operating models used within the analytic community along with the most important capability each demands.

4 years, 10 months ago

Looking Back on Year 4

This post is part of a fond farewell to the University of Bristol as I have now finished a very enjoyable 4 years as Enterprise Architect there and I have just moved on to the role of Senior Enterprise Architect at the University down the road – UWE! UWE are building quite a significant EA […]