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CIOs – Learn To Fight The Commodity Magnet

March 7, 2011

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Innovation can be understood in a lot of manner. The commodity Magnet Model offers a fantastic framework of understanding to position your innovation efforts according to the company’s culture. Make your choice or embrace the full concept. The full article is available at Beagle Consulting

Pattern Based Strategy Continues to Nurrish Debates

March 29, 2010

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Here is an interresting article by Devon Enterprise Architects “GartnerSym 2009: Back to the future with pattern-based strategy” around pattern based strategy and its correlation to Sun Tzu and Michael Porter management theory. It will complement the 2 posts “20/20 foresight: The origins of Pattern Based Strategy” and “Pattern Based Strategy: a new hype?” on this […]

CIO Inner Voice – The Top Posts

January 13, 2010

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After 1 year of existence, CIO Inner Voice is publishing its top posts. Thank you for all your encouragements, comments and feedback. (…) THE GREAT PROJECT MANAGER SERIE - Several years ago, I have the chance to read Jim Collins’ book – “Good to Great” (G2G), that has changed the way I was approaching performance […]

The CIO’s Nightmare – Part2 – Rapid Quadrants

January 12, 2010

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The Value of Enterprise Systems - Targeting an improved performance, businesses continue to spend an incredible amount of money and effort to implement large scale Enterprise Systems. But after few years the expected benefits are not always present and the situation is getting worst. CIOs need then not only to justify but also to fix […]

20/20 Foresight: The Origins Of Pattern Based Strategy?

December 15, 2009

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Pattern Based Strategy is the new Gartner’s framework to exploit patterns in the marketplace for competitive advantage. Hugh Courtney in 2001 introduced  “Strategic Evolution Principles” which in essence could represent the foundations of Pattern Based Strategy. The intention of this post is not to dispute the ownership of a concept but rather to point out […]

The Digital Competitive Advantage Of Organizations

November 11, 2009

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Positioning strategically IT within the Enterprise is at the heart of many CIOs concerns. In these turbulent times, it is not uncommon to see  IT relegated to its sole cost element. Conversely, strong signals exist to prepare companies for growth. Here is the opportunity for CIOs to reap the benefits from the situation and identify […]

Pattern Based Strategy: A new Hype?

November 9, 2009

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Pattern Based Strategy is new framework launched by Gartner to pro actively seek, model and adapt to leading indicators that form patterns in the market place. We must admit that Gartner has been very creative lately to create new hype: Cloud computing, Enterprise architecture, and now Pattern based strategy. Beyond the promotion itself, we can […]

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