5 years, 7 months ago

Networks and Serendipity versus the Vested Interests

Let’s be clear. Sustainability is about a lot more than just environmental policy. Making our footprint on the planet bearable (for the planet) will only succeed on the basis of social equity and economic viability. And not everyone is delighted about that. All Your Natural Resources Are Belong To Us A few weeks ago I happened […]

5 years, 7 months ago

Is Low Hanging Fruit Good for You?

Starting a business architecture practice is definitely hard work, but building a sustainable practice is even harder. The data I am seeing is that 60% of business architecture initiatives are failing. The biggest challenge in moving from startup to sustainable practice is that the enablers for starting and propelling a startup forward are not the […]

5 years, 10 months ago

The Connection between Enterprise Architecture and Data Centers

What is the connection between enterprise architecture and something technical as data centers? In one of his blogs Tom Graves, a well known enterprise architect, is discussing the needs of enterprise architect clients. According to Tom: “What paying-folks in business … Continue reading

8 years, 3 months ago

Sustainability: A Million-Dollar Opportunity for the CIO

The CIO is in a great position to lead sustainability initiatives at a corporation. Why? Because like information technology, corporations must weave sustainability into the fabric of the enterprise to generate the opportunities that companies like The Dow Chemical Company, SAP and Intel have orchestrated. Their successes are featured in: “Sustainability: Moving from Compliance to Leadership.” To generate revenue, Dow Chemical created a Sustainability Chemistry Index, which increased its sales of sustainable chemistry products between […]

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8 years, 9 months ago

Yabbies – a novel

Happy to announce that I’ve at last gotten round to publishing my sort-of-novel Yabbies. Hooray!
(I perhaps ought to say ‘completed and published’, but as you’ll see, ‘completing’ isn’t quite the right word, since much of the content is made up of story-fragments that could be assembled in just about any order.)
At present you […]

8 years, 10 months ago

Demystifying Business Innovation

Guest post by John Sviokla Why innovate? Because the growth of your business ― and, ultimately, its success and sustainability ― demands it. In the past two decades over a billion new customers have entered the market economy, mostly in the parts of the world we now refer to as “emerging markets”. In the eyes of today’s CEO ― regardless of his or her home market ― that’s where the action is: it’s among the […]

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