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PofE 091: A Structured Approach To Transformational Change

IT or Business transformation calls for a structured approach with a 5 step framework:

  • Strategy
  • Value capture
  • Capabilities
  • Company Culture
  • Road-map

 

No matter how small any business starts out, ultimately, it will need to transform in order to keep up with a competitive environment. Whether your business approach changes as a result of your customer base, expectations, or the growth of your labor force, it is important to take the right approach in order to shape every aspect of the transformation process.

The Mentality Behind Change

To change in a way that can capture the essence of your business approach, one of the most important things to do is think about doing it in a way that can prepare you for the transformation. Think of it in terms of metamorphosis where a caterpillar becomes a butterfly. You are taking an existing model and turning it into something even more incredible and beneficial.

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PofE 090: Are Business Applications Popping Up In Your Environment?

 

Weeds often pop up in someone’s yard while they’re away, and unfamiliar applications and software often do the same in technological environments.

5 Things to Think About When Applications Are Popping Up

Sometimes businesses purchase databases, technical solutions, or software without first talking to the IT department or technology group. When this happens, the technology introduced into the environment may not fit with the current architectural plan the organization has in mind. Before a company makes the decision to implement new technology, there are five steps that should first be taken.

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