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What’s Your Next Move?

As we encounter trends in the day to day challenges our clients face in their transformation efforts, we post articles here offering insights, strategies and tactics that leverage your ability to move through similar situations.

Transformation Inspiration Vol. 4 – November 2015

Transformation Inspiration Vol 3 – October 2015

Truths About Transformation – Part III Are We Transforming Yet?

With the fuller picture of the end transformed state tough to pin down, how does the organization get a bead on whether the efforts made to transform are or are not working? Having ascertained that your work is indeed transformation (the first article in this series), and come to a thumbnail understanding of the depth […]

Truths About Transformation – Part II How Far Is It From Here to Transformed?

  Transformation demands that the organization get serious about matching how it originates, orients, and conducts business with the nature, qualities and characteristics of the New Millennium Era business paradigm.  To do this it must unlearn some amount what it has learned before attempting to transform. The first article in this series talked about how […]

Truths About Transformation – Part I Is it Really Transformation?

After chipping away to bring out clarity of purpose and a unified effort to transform for years, many organizations are getting little yield for money spent as the clock of a consumer-enabled, agility-driven marketplace ticks faster and faster. First, it’s important to say that almost no one is doing business transformation well.  Many organizations have […]

The Well-Placed Voice of IT at the Executive Table – the Power of WE

– By Dr. Linda Miller Many organizations still see their IT function as non-strategic – lying somewhere on the continuum between order taker and scapegoat.   Business want to give IT some measurements and send them away to construct something that we will tweak here and there for a perfect fit… in denial about the magnitude […]

Co-Creation Applied – Are You Ready?

Transformation by Co-Creation Why would you tap into consumer wisdom before you tap your internal experts for advice about how to transform? For a number of reasons… not the least of which is that your organization may not be ready for the depth of engagement required to transform. Past attempts to mobilize internal wisdom for […]

Transformative Change – It’s Bigger Than You Think

Dr. Linda Miller’s latest article in Government CIO Magazine talks about how approach communicating that a transformative effort is approaching.  It highlights the primary elephants in the room to recognize to retain audience attention and avoid the “you’ve got to be kidding” response. Communicating clearly and in realistic terms from the get-go is critical to […]