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From “EA” to architecting digital

Consider banks, insurance companies and online services, IT is often an integrated way of doing business so there is in most sectors no way you can talk about IT and business without seeing them as one overall entity where products and services are on a constant drift towards more digital forms, more tech-enabled, challenging time

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More Planning, Fewer Projects!

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  This week we should have attended the IRM Innovation, Business Change and Business Transformation forum in London, but due to covid-19, the conference has been postponed. One of the slides to be presented is the ubiquitous definition of “strategy execution”. While for some it means just the implementation of the strategy, and for others

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How to get started with TBM and cost transparency…

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Many organisations struggle to provide transparency to cost of IT. Even though it sounds simple, there is a number of challenges like: What is the border of IT? – Now that most of IT is used across the entire organisation and within services and products, then what is the IT budget? Where does the IT

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Digital Governance, fuel for the digital planning

In our post of how to succeed with digital planning, we stressed the importance of unleashing the power of digital design to enable the discipline to work with long-term strategic actions without being detailed of how to implement activities while in planning mode. This also covers the fundamentals for delivering a successful transformation to make

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Digital – Outer Game or Inner Game?

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We all want a place in the digital market, we all have strategies and discussions of how to win the battle. However, as part of this dialog, we often see different levels of abstraction to words such as ‘digital’, ‘AI’, ‘transformation’… We may point to the definition of  ‘digital transformation’ and ‘digitalisation’, however, in this

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Living architecture – the new approach to become data-driven?

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We often advocate to turn architecture into governance, and to make it actionable, collaborative and shared! The objective of this change is to ensure all the good information is being used, not only by collectors and authors, but as the primary driver for business change and decision-support. When it works, enterprise architecture management (EAM) becomes

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