Is Low Hanging Fruit Good for You?

Starting a business architecture practice is definitely hard work, but building a sustainable practice is even harder. The data I am seeing is that 60% of business architecture initiatives are failing. The biggest challenge in moving from startup to sustainable practice is that the enablers for starting and propelling a startup forward are not the […]

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Is Executive Sponsorship Good for You?

Starting a business architecture practice is definitely hard work, but building a sustainable practice is even harder. The data I am seeing is that 60% of business architecture initiatives are failing. The biggest challenge in moving from startup to sustainable practice is that the enablers for starting and propelling a startup forward are not the […]

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How to Build a Sustainable Business Architecture Practice

Starting a business architecture practice is definitely hard work, but building a sustainable practice is even harder. The data I am seeing is that 60% of business architecture initiatives are failing. The biggest challenge in moving from startup to sustainable practice is that the enablers for starting and propelling a startup forward are not the […]

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Webinar: Transform Vision into Value: Managing the Strategy to Execution Process

Join me for this follow-up to last month’s sold-out webinar. In this presentation, I will talk about the business architecture process of managing strategy execution. This free webinar is sponsored by Accelare and is open for anyone to attend. Please forward to others you think might be interested. You can register here: Tuesday, July 29th, […]

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5 Reasons Good Strategy Goes Bad

  Last week I presented a webinar entitled “Why Good Strategies Go Bad – And What You Can Do About It”. Here are the five major reasons strategies fail: Poor strategy articulation – Executives generally know what needs to be done, they are just not that good at articulating it, and for the most part […]

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Why High Performance Organizations Are Hard to Build

Productive organizations get more work done than expected. High performance organizations produce the unexpected. They not only produce more, they also produce “different”. When most people think of organizational performance, they think first about productivity. Are we getting enough work done? And how do you get a highly productive organization – by focusing on efficiency. […]

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What Is a High Performance Organization?

First, let me say I am not talking about highly productive organizations. Productive organizations get more work done than expected. High performance organizations produce the unexpected. They not only produce more, they also produce “different”. Defining a true high performance organization is difficult. When we think about personal or organizational performance, we tend to see […]

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