Rule 1: Agility thru federated modular capabilities

After introduction last week, this is the first of the Ten rules for digital business renewal. Strategic agility builds on the modularity of digital capabilities. When capabilities are truly modular, they can be independenty developed, scaled and moved. This translates directly to agility – the ability to capture new opportunities and to renew business. For […]

Ten rules for digital business renewal – Introduction

Modern business environment is complex and highly dynamic. Digital disruption changes fundamentally the ways companies create value – both in terms of external customer experience and internal operations. The speed of change is fast and accelerating. The situation calls for strategic agility. It is justified to claim that agility has become more important than strategy […]

Why the excitement about Enterprise Architecture

Business Technology Capability dualism was discovered in the previous post: While Assets form the capability foundation, Activities are needed to manage and develop the assets. Only with both pillars in place, technology-driven productivity gains become a reality. Enterprise Architecture has been around for a long time with three distinct maturity levels. The first two are […]

How technology pushes productivity

Productivity is calculated with a simple equation: Productivity = Value / Effort. The equation tells us that there are two routes to better productivity. One is to increase value while the other is to save the effort needed to create that value. In business, the value translates to actual Customer Value but also to Customer […]