Jeff Scott

Jeff Scott

Recent Posts:

Understanding the Strategy Diffusion Problem

The Business Architect

“Everyone is trying to do their best but they don’t fully understand our strategy. As a consequence, we are getting better and better at things that don’t matter.” 

Why Good Strategy Goes Bad

The Business Architect Business Architecture WorkFit Product Making strategy actionable

Author's note. Almost every day I talk with smart, capable executives who struggle to bring their strategies to fruition. They want to run a great organization but settle for good… and often less. These executives

Five Ways to Fail at Business Architecture

Most business architecture analysts and pundits (including me) focus on how to succeed at business architecture. And indeed, most of what I have written has concentrated on how to succeed and sustain a business

How to Move Your BA Practice from Good to Great

The Business Architect

In my business architecture research, I have discovered three fundamental types of practices: struggling, succeeding, and sustaining. Struggling practices are typically early in their development – less than two

What Do Business Architects Do?

The Business Architect Business Architecture

NOTE: When I refer to “Business Architects” here, I am referring to anyone playing the role of the business architect. This could be business managers, enterprise architects, business analysts, strategists, etc. We