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Epidemics And Pattern Based Strategy

September 23, 2010

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Another excellent TED Talk (“How social networks predict epidemics“) that brings potential opportunities to put in practice Pattern Based Strategy (PBS) (Gartner). Nicolas Christakis (At haward he is a Professor of Medicine, Health Care Policy, and Sociology, and he directs a diverse research group investigating social networks.) offers a framework of reference  (“Friendship Paradox“) for the selection of […]

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 […]

Access Gartner Market Researches For Free

November 9, 2009

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Gartner is the leading information technology research and advisory company. They publish well known reports such as Market Scope and Magic Quadrants. Here is a simple way at no cost for you to get these documents. When technology providers are mentioned in these famous reports they pay a right to reprint and allow people or companies […]