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Information Technology (IT) Redesign

Disruptive change has put a tremendous strain on organizations and their IT departments.  The capabilities of the IT talent is declining due to inadequate technical education and aging workforce.  Legacy systems and diverse IT applications are frequent across most organizations.  Mergers and Acquisitions have become a norm, pushing vendors to form alliances.  Mobile devices, tablets, […]

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Capabilities-driven IT Strategy

Customary practice to Capital Budgeting for satisfying needs of Information Technology development and support pursues a fragmented process and considers requests as stand-alone projects, each with its particular business justification. The approach bases most of the capital allocation on historical expenditure patterns and financial projections.  It handicaps the underlying Enterprise Architecture making it inflexible and […]

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Federal Enterprise Architecture Framework (FEAF): Security Reference Model (SRM)

Enterprise Architecture (EA) denotes management best practice for lining up business and technology resources to realize strategic results, expand upon Organizational Performance and steer departments to achieve their core missions more successfully and achieve Operational Excellence. Federal Enterprise Architecture Framework (FEAF) assists any agency of the Federal government achieve this through documentation and information that […]

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The Natural Evolution of Things (Part 5)

Editor’s Note: The Natural Evolution of Things is an in-depth is a 5-part series that describes 13 the catalysts of Organizational Change and Competitiveness, based on the theme of Michael Porter’s Five Forces. To read the full series, take a look at the author’s profile page found here. * * * * Continued from part 4… Technology […]

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When Did You Last Have a Critical Look at Your IT (Service) Strategy?

The CIO and the IT Department need to position themselves as a premium provider of IT services and focus on value to cost. Nowadays, IT’s significance is often challenged: “Do we really need a CIO and IT department to bother us with technology when we can use the cloud?”  To avoid this line of questioning, […]

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