Back To The Future Series: “Getting IT Right”

This week’s “Back To The Future Series” post is a Harvard Business Review article, “Getting IT Right”, co-authored by Charlie. We think it will captivate you, not only because of the insight and vision Charlie shows in this piece, but because of the accuracy with which he depicted the challenges IT and business would be […]

Business Architecture – Linking Strategic Themes To Tactical Demand

In a recent blog post, Aligning Strategy to Business Capabilities,  we discussed how vital it is for leaders to agree on what the company needs the ABILITY TO DO in order to achieve a set of defined strategic priorities or themes.  In this post, we’ll explore that it is equally important for leaders to have […]

Alignment Is Critical In Times Of Uncertainty

These unprecedented times of challenges, obstacles, and crises have produced remarkable opportunities for focus, consistency, and cooperation.  Discovering innovative ways to navigate the extraordinary shifts created by a worldwide pandemic, has underscored the need for all of us, as business and IT leaders, to get on the same page.  Now, more than ever, we must […]

Mobilize Your Portfolio Modernization Efforts

In this recent classic video, Charlie discusses the importance of Portfolio Modernization during an Executive Speaker Series entitled Reinventing the Enterprise hosted by Dialexa.  This pandemic has accelerated the pace of change and raised expectations for a variety of digital services including customer and employee self-service, telemedicine, education, remote work, paperless workflow, etc.  The importance […]

Back To The Future Series: Portfolio Modernization

Over time, we consistently hear feedback from our class participants, alumni, community, and clients, “You’ve got to share more of Charlie’s thoughts about this!”  We have been looking for additional ways to provide Charlie’s insight to our leadership community and plan to do even more going forward. As we organize new resources and go back […]

Technology Impact on Business Economics in a Crisis

Today’s crisis has every business looking at cost-cutting measures. Extreme pressures are forcing extreme responses. The challenge for business leaders is figuring out how to respond to these pressures and leave the organization in a better position when we come out of this. As Charlie Feld recently said in his blog post, Thriving in Dynamic […]