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Change Management

Part 3 – Why CXOs Must Shift from Change to Transformation in 2016

Businesses and organizations must shift from change to transformation ASAP because most of our previous business and technology processes are already or will soon be obsolete.

Digital technologies and innovative business transformations have changed the way we create products, services and how we deliver them to our clients. Instead of thinking:

“How could I improve this process?”

Ask:

“Is this process relevant in the digital business era?” or “Is this process valuable for our digital business strategy?”

Efficiency & Cost Reduction via Business Capability Planning

Business_Capability.png When introducing business capabilities, it is very helpful to communicate to the business and top management what value it brings, along with basic examples from your organization.

We’ve come a long way from Enterprise Architecture’s (EA) beginnings. The Enterprise Architecture domain has grown rapidly, serving to deliver strategic guidance on IT activities and planning.

Several core components of EA are by now, widely used in IT. Components such as revealing the relation between layers of applications and technology, or between processes, functions and applications, as well as data management.

In recent years, there has been increasing interest to involve top management and the lines of business, in EA. This is where business capabilities come in.

Why Your Employee’s Personal Brands Are Critical For Your Company

Employee Brands Are Critical To Your CompanyWhen your employees interact online, they leave an impression.  They author or share articles, post comments or join conversations, and thereby they build their own reputations as thought leaders and experts in their sphere of activity. But in the process, they are also doing something else – they are building trust and influence with potential customers, partners and their followers. The kind of trust and influence that can give your company an edge.