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Is Organizational Change a Reason to Stop or Accelerate Your IT Strategic Planning?

Posted by Matt Ipri on 10/26/17 1:48 PM

Organizational change happens WAY more often than you think at large companies or agencies.

By “organizational change”, I mean anything from employee turnover, to a promotion, or even to a full re-organization. The change itself may only be to one person or one team, but the ramifications are ALWAYS felt all around the organization.

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Start Your IT Strategy Execution Engine

Posted by Bela Barner on 10/20/17 9:46 AM

Practitioner Series on Making Strategy Execution a Reality | Part 3 of 3
Part 1  |  Part 2

Strategy Execution is a top-down process.

It starts with a clear idea from leadership of what opportunities should be pursued, the operating capabilities required to get there, and the outcomes that should be expected.

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You Do Strategy. I’ll Do Execution.

Posted by Bela Barner on 10/11/17 9:34 AM

Practitioner Series on Making Strategy Execution a Reality | Part 2 of 3
Part 1  |  Part 3

It is very understandable (and common) to hear from clients “we really want to focus on execution right now.” They want to focus on enabling their PMOs and leveraging PPM systems to better manage delivery resources.

This makes sense.

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Collaborative IT Governance Can Be Your Friend

Posted by Bela Barner on 10/5/17 3:49 PM

Practitioner Series on Making Strategy Execution a Reality | Part 1 of 3
Part 2  |  Part 3

IT Governance – the overall structure and daily management of activities and initiatives that help achieve corporate goals. The topic has somehow become a taboo subject to many organizations.

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What If… - a Journey into How ‘What If’ Scenario Planning Can Affect Business of All Types, Even the World of Comics

Posted by Adam Boggess on 9/15/17 4:54 PM

I spend my days helping organizations make smarter decisions with better data and trade-off analysis, but I still make time to read a few too many comic books for my wife’s liking. I noticed a correlation between these two seemingly disparate parts of my life after recently catching up on some books that had taken interesting (and generally unfavorable) turns. I wondered how the authors made the decisions they did and if there were other options they considered and why they didn’t chose them. I thought, “Wait, this is the same dilemma many organizations I work with face daily with their resources.” 

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