The Executive Checklist: A book review by Bob Morris

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Spitzer Enterprise Architecture as Strategy: Creating a Foundation for Business Execution Harvard School of Public Health James M. The Executive Checklist: A Guide for Setting Direction and Managing Change James M. Kerr Pagrave/Macmillan (2014) How to replace vague ideas about your career with strategies that will help you achieve your objectives at work and everywhere else Up front, I wish to acknowledge my gratitude to Atul Gwande for the excellent material he provides […].

The Ten Most Important Business Challenges and Which Book to Consult for Each

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Posner Bill Conaty Carmine Gallo Customer Relationship Management: Joseph Michelli's The New Gold Standard Dean Spitzer Enterprise Architecture As Strategy George B. Whenever asked to recommend business books, I immediately inquire, “What is the single greatest challenge that you and your organization now face?” ” Of course, responses vary but over time, these seem to be the ten challenges most frequently cited, followed by the book(s) I think will be most helpful.

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Change the Culture, Change the Game: A book review by Bob Morris

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producing the right results in the right way Enterprise Architecture as Strategy: Creating a Foundation for Business Execution Five Principles of Full Enrollment James O’Toole “the ideology of comfort and the tyranny of custom” Jeanne W.

Harvard Business Review on Aligning Technology with Strategy: A book review by Bob Morris

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Norton David Robertson Enterprise Architecture as Strategy: Creating a Foundation for Business Execution Erik Brynjolfsson Harvard Business Review on Aligning Technology with Strategy Henry Chesbrough How to use technology effectively to support your organization’s strategy Jeanne W.

Army of Entrepreneurs: A book review by Bob Morris

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Bob's blog entries AMACOM AOE Army of Entrepreneurs: Create an Engaged and Empowered Workforce for Exceptional Business Growth “Vision without execution is hallucination” “Six Steps Forward” Brian Carney David Robertson Dean Spitzer Emerson Electric Enterprise Architecture As Strategy Erika Andersen Ernst & Young General Electric Growing Great Employees How to grow great gardeners IBM Inc.

The CIO Paradox: A book review by Bob Morris

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Robertson enterprise architecture Enterprise Architecture as Strategy: Creating a Foundation for Business Execution Future of the CIO Role Futurist versus Archivist Harvard Business Review Press How to become a CIO "for all seasons" IT and Business Paradox Jeanne W.

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What does a healthy company look like?

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Spitzer Enterprise Architecture As Strategy: Creating a Foundation for Business Execution Jeanne Ross First-Person Plural Pronouns freedom Guy Kawasaki Inc.:

The Crowdsourced Performance Review: A book review by Bob Morris

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Robertson Dean Spitzer Egypt''s Anwar Sadat President Jimmy Carter Enterprise Architecture as Strategy: Creating a Foundation for Business Execution Eric Mosley How and why all organizations need a better model for performance reviews Israel''s Menachem Begin Jeanne W.

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The IT Project That Brought a Bank to Its Knees

Harvard Business Review

The CEO’s first accountability is to clearly and regularly communicate what constitutes value for the enterprise and the strategic objectives to which all investments must contribute and against which their performance will be measured. This is the architecture question. Because this question is usually thought of as relating to technical architecture, it is generally considered by CEOs as a technical issue and the domain of the CIO. enterprise architecture ?

A Board Director's Perspective on What IT Has to Get Right

Harvard Business Review

online idea markets), the center of expertise for innovation support, and analysis across the enterprise. A second new component of the IT function should be dedicated to this category of work: the Enterprise Integration Group (EIG).

Firms Need a Blueprint for Building Their IT Systems

Harvard Business Review

This mansion is renowned for its size, its architectural curiosities, and its lack of any master building plan. Their structure emerged and continues to evolve without any blueprint or architectural integrity.

12 Tweeters to watch at the Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit

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Here is a list of 12 great people I’ll be following as I won’t be able to join the Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit this week in London. Will Microsoft Be Relevant To The Enterprise In a Post-PC World.

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IT Can No Longer Afford to Ignore Its Users

Harvard Business Review

The history of enterprise technology has been fairly unforgiving to the people intended to use it. For the past half-century, most information technology models propagated two unassailable truths: that enterprise technology was purchased by a select few , and the technology was bought for the company. During these decades, IT organizations retained nearly complete control of the technology architecture, and with little to challenge them.

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Bridging the Gap Between Marketing and IT

Harvard Business Review

This means that IT departments are being pulled out of their traditional “gate keeper” role of protecting the core technology infrastructure to collaborate across the enterprise to drive business outcomes. How will it fit into our existing architecture?

Reflecting on Business with Robert Morris

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In addition to Growing Great Employees , here are two other sources I highly recommend to C-level executives: Enterprise Architecture As Strategy : Creating a Foundation for Business Execution.

CMOs and CIOs Need to Get Along to Make Big Data Work

Harvard Business Review

The BIO must understand and translate business strategy into an IT enterprise architecture strategy and help guide technology investments. A global telecoms company recently decided to do what many companies are doing: figure out how to turn big data into big profits. They put together a preliminary budget and an RFP that asked vendors to take the data the company had — customer call and payments behavior, online searches, social network activity, billing, etc.

Share Your Own Job-Search Story

Harvard Business Review

Many LinkedIn groups, like The Enterprise Architecture Network and the Project Management Institute (PMI) , organize networking events for their members. This blog post comes to us from one of our Facebook fans , Unnikrishnan Alungal. We contacted him after reading his insightful contribution to our jobs-related group discussion. In the post below, Unnikrishnan shares his experiences searching for an IT consultant position in the Indian and Saudi Arabian job markets.

Uniting the Religions of Process Improvement

Harvard Business Review

BPM missionaries say processes and process knowledge embedded in software, an enterprise architecture, and a central process management organization sustain improvement. Shell Oil's downstream (refining and retail) businesses have rolled out a global implementation of enterprise software SAP with standard global processes (as the missionaries of BPM would preach). He is currently conducting research with the Lean Enterprise Institute.

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