Don’t Let Your Context Manage You

The Business Architect Culture & Context

In previous posts, I have identified four types of contextual elements.

Personal Context – The ME Factor

The Business Architect Culture & Context

Personal context is the context we think about the least. As we attempt to navigate the organization’s structural and cultural context, our own personal context filters our view as well as our response. Every person has

Got Culture?

The Business Architect Culture & Context

Cultural context is the contextual element we hear about most. It represents what the majority of employees believe about the organization and what it takes to be successful there. One way to think about it is as the

Understanding Structural Context

The Business Architect Culture & Context

Structural context is the context designed into organizations. It largely describes things like span of control, decision-making authority, and distribution of resources. It also reflects the stated values of the

Introducing the Three Types of Context

The Business Architect Culture & Context

Context is everything! Well, maybe not everything, but definitely more important than most like to admit. It is much easier to think that we can craft a strategy so powerful, create a model so logical, design a