How to map people performance to financial performance

How to map people performance to financial performance

The link is clear in strategy-driven initiatives.

04/04/18

Strategic opportunities are waiting to be found. Are you ready?

Strategic opportunities are waiting to be found. Are you ready?

Five categories of opportunities you can find and exploit to generate strategic outcomes.

03/01/18

Starting with prototyping? Wait

Starting with prototyping? Wait

By jumping straight into prototyping, you reduce or eliminate strategic outcomes.

01/30/18

Spills and cleanup in tech initiatives

Spills and cleanup in tech initiatives

The risks of not putting the first thing first.

01/02/18

Digital initiatives should exploit innovation opportunities available in encapsulated processes

Digital initiatives should exploit innovation opportunities available in encapsulated processes

It’s not just the processes surrounding tech; processes present in tech too offer opportunities to make strategic contributions.

11/09/17

When UI is about experience – and when it is not

The same objectives driving 'higher' level steps of strategy translation must drive all steps right until the end. The steps include the task of designing the user interface (UI) architecture.

10/27/17

3 must-ask questions while evaluating vendors for digital initiatives

3 must-ask questions while evaluating vendors for digital initiatives

Capabilities that determine whether or not your initiative will have strategic potential.

09/25/17

Design in digital initiatives

Design in digital initiatives

In today’s digital projects, boundaries span multiple processes that encompass multiple business elements, particularly tech elements. Have we made the needed changes to our design approach?

06/01/17

Digital success: 3 areas where you need to broaden your horizons

Digital success: 3 areas where you need to broaden your horizons

Organizations such as Allianz look far beyond the boundaries that defined traditional tech projects

04/28/17

Software wildcatting: 4 ways organizations launch wrong projects

Software wildcatting: 4 ways organizations launch wrong projects

Oil companies no longer drill in our backyards, hoping to strike oil. How come software practice is still stuck in the past?

03/30/17

Can you say what strategic outcomes your project is targeting?

Can you say what strategic outcomes your project is targeting?

To make a strategic contribution to the organization, your technology project must be specific about three categories of business outcomes.

02/28/17

Should you do program synergy differently in the digital era?

Should you do program synergy differently in the digital era?

Wherever multiple projects are involved, synergy becomes a useful goal. Synergy is about executing projects in such a way that they will together eventually generate business outcomes greater than the sum of the outcomes from their...

01/30/17

3 business risks you want to avoid when investing in tech

3 business risks you want to avoid when investing in tech

Wrong tech, recurrence and degradation are expensive mistakes regardless of whether you are considering digital or traditional tech.

12/20/16

What’s in your architecture?

What’s in your architecture?

Why the architecture has far-reaching effects and how to get it right before you invest in implementing it

11/29/16

3 signs your next project could be nonstrategic

3 signs your next project could be nonstrategic

Address these issues if tech projects must make strategic contributions.

10/28/16

How to execute tech projects like business projects

How to execute tech projects like business projects

We need to put tech projects in the business context. Here are the three steps for doing that.

09/23/16

Why the BT era is more important than the digital era

Why the BT era is more important than the digital era

Technologies and "eras" change. The only constant is the need for specific business outcomes.

08/24/16

Business or tech: Who should do strategy translation?

Business or tech: Who should do strategy translation?

Should business or tech translate strategy? Three reasons why a less obvious choice might be better.

07/29/16

How to avoid a digital strategy failure

How to avoid a digital strategy failure

Are executives using the right approach to devise a digital strategy that would guide them to invest in the right initiatives?

06/27/16

How to enable SDLC for strategy translation

How to enable SDLC for strategy translation

SDLC is not just a method for engineering. It is where strategy translation can take place. So it's critical for CIOs to ensure that their SDLC is enabled for strategy translation. We need 3 broad changes to SDLC. Make strategic...

05/23/16

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