The Time Is NOW: An Executive Summary For Leaders

New technology bright ideas. Charlie Feld shares his insights to help business and IT leaders gain alignment and lead together during this unprecedented time of crisis, pandemic

During the spring, as the coronavirus spread, changing modern life and work as most of us have known it, we were all required to mobilize and transform at a scale and pace not previously imagined.  Enterprises that were in the process of transforming before the pandemic have fared better during this disruption than those that […]

Back To The Future Series: Alignment

Charlie Feld discussing alignment. Video

Charlie Feld has always stressed the importance of making sure leaders have a shared vision throughout a transformation. 20 years ago, I had the good fortune to work for a company where Charlie Feld was the CIO and I can share first hand the positive impact of maintaining this alignment. Charlie spent much of his […]

Back To The Future Series: “Getting IT Right”

Long range view, telescope. Getting IT Right, article by Charlie Feld.

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

Chain 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

rowing team in alignment

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

modern technology architecture graphic

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

Charlie Feld discusses legacy based systems.

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 […]