Governance: Where’s the Beef?

Transformation Strategy digital models PMO EPMO Governance

Back in the eighties, Wendy’s “Where's the beef?” iconic commercial went viral. The catchphrase originated as a slogan for the fast food chain Wendy's (all bread and little burger in competitor products) but since

Improving Project Outcomes

strategy to execution

Dynamic Retrospectives: Good Organizations and Project Teams suffer from “Project Déjà vu”, repeating bad project practices that result in the same painful experiences. Have you been part of an organization that has

Six Steps to Better Strategy Execution

The Business Architect Strategy S2E

In past research one of the areas I looked into was the business architect’s role in strategy development and execution. I found that very few business architects are currently engaged in strategy development but

The Challenges of Managing Business Transformation!

Making strategy actionable No capability-based business tool

Business transformation, although often desperately needed, is by many accounts a daunting and messy process.  As things change, companies start out with good intentions and attempt to documented the business

Capability Sourcing in a Time of Volatility

Making strategy actionable No capability-based business tool sourcing

For many years, executives believed that costs could be reduced by outsourcing certain functions to specialty firms.  Businesses that had seen savings by outsourcing logistics, warehousing, real estate, payroll