Three Key Steps in Driving Business Transformation

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A systematic transformation takes the step-wise scenario and going from decision right to design attitude. The speed of change is accelerated, the large-scale transformation initiatives have become a fact of life at major corporations, and their success or failure often means the key difference between long-term success and underperformance. In most cases, the business expectations were not articulated effectively in the first place. Change Management IT Transformation

The Value of Business Architecture

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Business Architecture (BA) contains the organizational context and is strategic in that it gives direction to the business design and transformation. Digitalization has to permeate into business vision, strategy, culture, communication, processes, etc.


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Order management at the heart of modern service operations

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– an OM that cannot expose data to an orchestrator in a standardized fashion isolates itself from the rest of a CSP’s service operations architecture and leads to breaks in process automation. CSPs have been shifting their focus to B2B lines of business.

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Five-Pillar Framework to Develop the Platform Business

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It can expand and amplify its influence with the ability to create new business models, run a platform business in a hyperconnected digital ecosystem - treat customers, suppliers, channel partners and industrial participants as active agents who can integrate the modular capabilities exposed in a powerful platform to create new experiences and expand its impact. Here are five essential pillars to build a solid framework for developing a powerful platform business.

Attitude, Aptitude, Altitude of Design

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As our digitized world becomes hyper-connected, over-complex and interdependent, digital leaders should build a design framework with multiple system perspectives, and develop a set of practices to make design a strategic goal and show how your work contributes to defined business goals and KPIs.

What are Main Characteristics of Agile EA

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The aim of an EA must be to define, implement and refine the overall architecture on a continuous basis. While emerging technology trend such as SMAC (Social/Mobile/Analytics/Cloud) brings both unprecedented opportunities and potential risks in shaping business today, Agile business needs Agile Architecture, static enterprise architecture frameworks have to give way to continuous business transformation best practices.

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Three Principles Modern IT Needs to Practice

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Every IT Project is a Business Project! Information is like blood, and technology is like a backbone for any modern business today. Every IT Project is a Business Project Every IT investment has a business purpose, therefore, every IT project is a business project. Business initiated projects run as an interesting technical challenge. Do More with Innovation Though CIO & IT staff work extremely hard to support businesses.

Shaping an Effective IT Digitalization Agenda

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IT becomes so critically, many times, it is a determining success factor for the building long-term business competency. At the dawn of the digital organization, IT faces unprecedented opportunity to refine its reputation, also needs to take more responsibility as a true business partner. Technology should be seen by any business as a “digital game changer.” It is important to have IT resources, assets, and talent aligned with business strategies and objectives.

Modern EA’s Value Propositions

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EA still should play the bridge role between business and technology, the goal is to share the knowledge and recognize the optimization point. In the blog: [link] ine-enterprise-architecture-re.html , we pointed out some 20 th century EA’s crucial problems such as lack of clear definition, lack of prioritization and lower level of maturity; ivory tower approach, fragmentation, and over-complexity.

Should CIO Title be Unique

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Many CIOs are adding additional c-level titles to reflect the growing interest in technology in high-performance companies, this trend is referred to as the CIO-plus. The Root of CIO Role and Information as Life Blood of Business The original reason for the CIO was to have one person who with overarching responsibility for the multiple IT initiatives spawned by the business units within large organizations. The magic "I" in the CIO's title evokes a lot of imagination!

CIO’s D&B (Depth & Breadth) of Influence Matrix

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Act as a business executive or an IT manager., etc, command-control leading style is no longer effective to make business transformation at today’s 3D (physical, virtual, mental) working environment, and conventional IQ & EQ may also not be sufficient enough to deliver high impact leadership influence. The strategy is a set of choices, to leverage cohesive business capabilities, and follow a series of actions for the organization to compete for the future.