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Digital Design and Enterprise Architecture – what is it?

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Enterprise Architecture to Design Digital – what is it? Likely you will find as many answers as you will find people to ask, unfortunately, that is so. Maybe because the discipline is relatively “young”, or maybe as suggested by Martin v.d. Berg because practitioners and researchers put different meaning into the term; but likely also

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Constructing the “right” strategy team

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Strategy is about setting targets for the future, choosing the right direction based on insight to market and resources. Strategy leads to strategy execution, but strategy execution is about delivery, minimising risk and getting the organisation to deliver the strategic ambitions – something that requires people, process and technology to be involved. Malcolm Gladwell has

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From “EA” to architecting digital

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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? What is the best

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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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