Category Archives: Philosophy

The IT Holy Grail: Part 2 – Start with the End in Mind

The Typical Strategy Process indicates: Where we are Where we want to be How to get there

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A Commencement Reminder

A friend of mine liked this video on Facebook today.  I liked it so much, I decided to make it the first post on my blog in a very long time.  Enjoy. Some great lessons, and an excellent reminder

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The IT holy grail

Strategic Alignment of IT with the declared business strategy is a topic that seems to be widely regarded as a holy grail.  Something Everyone Strives for, but seldom achieves. In my last few roles I have encountered a number of … Continue reading

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Why Strategies aren’t implemented.

Have you ever said something that sounds really silly, then replayed it in your head and thought “Actually that’s really profound”. I was trying to describe the strategic process to someone the other day and I ended up saying: “If … Continue reading

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TRIZ, but those Russians are clever!

A while back I came across a concept called TRIZ.  Concepts and techniques that are used in non-English speaking countries sometimes do not get translated quickly into use in our insular English worldview. Triz is a Russian Engineering tool that … Continue reading

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