Browsing All posts tagged under »Ideas«

CIOs – Learn To Fight The Commodity Magnet

March 7, 2011


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 Advertisements

Project Management & The Toyota Way – Part 1 : A Long Term Philosophy

February 16, 2010


Toyota is as much a state of mind as it is  a car company. Although the competitivity and longivity of Toyota can be explained by the full exploitation of the Total Production System (TPS), the true foundations reside in its culture and the application of 14 management principles. This serie of posts discuss the opportunity […]

CIO Inner Voice – The Top Posts

January 13, 2010


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


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


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 […]

CIOS – 2010 Predictions That Could Change Your Life…or Not

December 1, 2009


1 – With the raise of social media and the illimited access to people information, “CIO” will stand for Chief Investigation Officer. Pete Cashmore in October 2009 made social media holding the smoking gun of Privacy and concluded his post by “Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Foursquare, Fitbit and the SenseCam give us a simple choice: participate […]

The Digital Competitive Advantage Of Organizations

November 11, 2009


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 […]