3 years, 5 months ago

Employees roles and company culture

Part of the efficiency of a company relies on the efficiency of its processes. Ideally, these processes  are defined by identifying external actors (customers, providers, …) then by analysing the interaction between these actors and the company (business processes) and finally by defining how these interactions are managed and supported internally by the company (internal […]

4 years, 1 month ago

Connecting Business and IT

There is sometimes a disconnection between the business strategy and the IT strategy of a company and that inevitably implies unexpected effects like e.g. difficulties for IT to deliver solutions in due time, on scope, on budget or with the requested level of quality.  One of the things the business part of a company wants […]

6 years, 4 months ago

The Architecture Crystal Ball: Predictions for 2012

I have had the opportunity to read several documents containing estimations on what the chief architects and CIOs should expect of the concept of Enterprise Architecture in 2012. As a result I have made some thoughts of my own, and my thoughts have been delimited to what could happen in Scandinavia. There are reasons for […]

6 years, 11 months ago

The Battle of Our Times: Capabilities vs. Process

Photo by Tim Hipps, FMWRC Public Affairs I’m a little ashamed to admit I’ve spent far too much of my career debating colleagues on the merits of capability versus process. In the worst example, I engaged in an intense debate … Continue reading

7 years, 22 days ago

Selecting Public Cloud Services – Focus on What’s Different

I had the opportunity to participate in a panel discussion last week with a few of my PwC colleagues, Cara Beston and Greg Dupier, during which we talked about both private clouds and also what it takes for businesses to offer public cloud services.  What made this discussion unique for me was that the audience was largely made up of U.S. government contractors, so they were particularly focused on the federal direction and mandates about […]

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7 years, 1 month ago

Holistic Management in a Context of Enterprise IT Management and Organizational Leadership

An Approach to Sense Making and Intelligent Business There are probably many different ways to gain sense in each of the many different enterprises and organizations across the planet. This particular paper investigates one particular approach question the validity of … Continue reading

7 years, 3 months ago

Drifting the Enterprise: Ensuring Solutions for the Enterprise.

Markets and Drifting Most organizations operates within an environment that develops constant changes, that enforce the need for innovation and change within the enterprise. The market usually ensures that the enterprise has to re-structure, re-organize and adapt to the situation … Continue reading