Category Archives: Technology

Setting a Trajectory to a Digital Future

If an enterprise is serious about becoming more digital then it needs to rethink how the business and IT parts of its organisation can better use their different perspectives and complementary capabilities to turn an idea for a digital customer

The Palgrave Handbook of Managing Continuous Business Transformation

This handbook provides a comprehensive and unparalleled reference point for studying continuous business transformation. Asserting that change will be the new norm, and highlighting the fact that business transformation can never be complete, this important resource is a tool for …

Digital Strategy – Closing the Gap between Your Current Digital Reality and what is Digitally Possible

The world is becoming more digital and, without question, the way we work, communicate, travel, manage our health and are entertained will continue to change at an ever-increasing pace. As digital technologies continue to advance and become more pervasive, they …

‘Being Digital’ as an Organisational Capability

David Trafford and Peter Boggis argue that if organisations are serious about becoming ‘more digital’, they need to give focus and attention to developing ‘being digital’ as an organisational capability. They describe the seven conditions that need to be in

How Business Platforms Pull the Present into the Future

Peter Boggis and David Trafford explore how over the past decade technology-enabled business platforms – the likes of which include Amazon, iTunes and Facebook – have had a significant impact on our personal and professional lives. The thing they all

IS Organisational Capabilities: The Source of Sustained Performance

The advent of new digital technologies – such as social media, mobile, analytics and embedded devices – not only offer the means to digitally transform the way we do business; they present significant challenges for most IS organisations. ‘Being digital’ …

The Case for Continual Realignment of the IT Function

All IT organisations are expected to deliver sustained performance. The challenge for IT leaders is to do this in an ever-changing context. Changes in context can happen suddenly – for example following a fundamental shift in business strategy – or …

How Information Technology Drives an Organisation to its Default Future

Peter Boggis argues that technology, particularly information technology, is a major factor determining an organisation’s default future, and one that needs to be fully understood by business and technology executives if they are to make informed choices on how

Operating Model Performance is Defined by its Design

David Trafford argues that the performance of an enterprise is dependent upon its operating model, and that the performance of the operating model is defined by its design. As operating models are multi-faceted the design choices include how work is

Assessing and Improving your IT/IS Capabilities

Vaughan Merlyn describes an approach to assessing the ‘goodness’ of IT capabilities, both in terms of their current state and desired state. Over the past 20 years Vaughan has designed and facilitated hundreds of assessments, both as part of multi-company

 
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