The Value of Business Architecture

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Align Technology and Business Strategy  In the 1960’s and 70’s information technology was perceived as a support organization that minimized cost by automating labor intensive business functions, especially in areas like finance, accounting, and payroll.  Today, not only is IT the digital fabric that connects the enterprise together, it also plays a pivotal role in […]

Aligning Business Value: We Need A Common Language

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Language is our most important tool as human beings. It is essential to our interactions and has the ability to bridge gaps created by space, time, and culture. Unfortunately, in our organizations, language can be a burden, exacerbating those gaps and even widening the chasms that have formed organically between lines of business, teams, and […]

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

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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 […]