Tagged: Innovation

What color will be your legacy?

There are a ton of business books published every year that describe how to lead, how to develop strategy, how to build companies that last, some that are good, some that are great and a few that are memorable. But nothing like a book that I had been meaning to read for a long time and just finished. Walter Isaacson’s biography of that mercurial, volatile, charismatic, reviled by some, loved by some and respected by all builder of the most valuable company in the world, “Steve Jobs”, rates up there among one of the best business books I have read. I realize now after reading this book, how I, as billions of other people on this planet, came to assimilate the genius of his thinking and evolve into a household that has adopted all Apple devices and a has become a long term investor in its shares. And to add a personal note, I was also happy to read of the impact that India had on him from his teenage days, in separating the essential from the superfluous, in his unique design philosophy.

Innovation Management & Enterprise Architecture’s Role in Bimodal IT

Enter bimodal IT. The technology equivalent of having your cake and eating it too. Bimodal IT is a Gartner-coined term and IT practice that fundamentally acknowledges the separation between traditional IT initiatives that are focussed on reliability and “keeping the lights on”, and new IT initiatives that are focussed on innovation, growth and responding to transient new opportunities.

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Move to innovation – McKinsey Survey

A recent McKinsey survey has seen a higher priority given to improving the effectiveness of business processes, over the last two years, with the reduction of IT costs, that stalwart...

Early technology adoption leads to better business results

We been reading with great interest a new report for Harvard Business Review, sponsored by Verizon which demonstrates the importance of technology for companies looking a competitive advantage. The survey...

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