Category Archives: IT Governance

Defining Agile Change Management

admin/ February 15, 2011/ Business Alignment, Business Strategy, Business Transformation, Debate, Delivery & Execution, IT Governance, My Quotes, Transformation Tools & Techniques, Vision/ 0 comments

UPDATE – Please be sure to check out the Change Management Manifesto as well. How much process is too much process? How can you implement enough process so that you get the benefits (e.g. efficiency, repeatability, scale, etc.) but not too much so as to slow down your agility? The Change Management discipline / industry would be wise to reflect

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Strategy within Uncertainty…Join me at the Global Performance Management Forum

admin/ August 8, 2010/ Business Alignment, Business Strategy, Business Transformation, Education & Training, IT Governance/ 0 comments

Wikipedia offers a definition of “uncertainty” as “a state of having limited knowledge where it is impossible to exactly describe existing state or future outcome, more than one possible outcome.” There are very few, if any, business entities today who have certainty. When risk is great, and a clear, well defined vision of the future is not able to be

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IT Governance Rule #3 of 3 – Deliver Value to the Business

admin/ May 5, 2010/ Business Alignment, Business Transformation, Change Management, IT Governance, Project Management/ 1 comments

In this last installment on IT Governance (for now), let’s discuss the need for a “closed loop” system for IT Governance. So, far in rule #1 (make sure we are doing the right things) and rule #2 (make sure we are doing things right), we have set up business and IT to deliver successfully on the key needs for their

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IT Governance Rule #2 of 3 – Make sure you are doing things right

admin/ April 22, 2010/ Business Alignment, Business Strategy, Business Transformation, IT Governance, Project Management, Transformation Tools & Techniques/ 0 comments

In article 2 of a 3 part series on IT Governance, if you have a capability to make sure you are doing the right things (article 1), you need to make sure you are doing them right. With this entry, lets assume you or your organization know what matters most, and your focus is in determining how to make sure

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IT Governance Rule #1 of 3 – Make sure you are doing the right things

admin/ April 17, 2010/ Business Alignment, Business Strategy, Business Transformation, Delivery & Execution, IT Governance, Lessons Learned/ 0 comments

In part 1 of a 3 part series, this article describes an approach with applying IT governance concepts. You can find a quick and relevant global survey on IT governance that provides additional views here http://www.cio.co.uk/debate/116479/now-is-the-time-to-invest-in-it-governance-say-it-leaders/ How do you know you are delivering the processes & systems that the business wants and needs? At one end of the spectrum you

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