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Collaborative Technology

Agile Framework for Go-to-Market Execution

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“In the face of complexity and multiple competing demands, organizations simply can’t handle decision-making in a totally rational way.  Not surprisingly, then, a single blunt instrument- like structure- is unlikely to prove the master tool that can change organizations with best effect” This quote reflects our concerns on how to deal with the reality of [...]


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Can Social Media Drive Enterprise Change?

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RISING IMPORTANCE OF SOCIAL MEDIA The pressures on today’s organization have been well documented; simply stated, the pace of change has begun to outstrip the enterprise’s capacity and capability to change. Some 83% of CEOs expect to face the need for substantial change, not “single-axis” change, but complex change. These same CEOs report that fewer [...]


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Rapid Assessment Tool

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We recently discussed our Rapid Assessment Framework (RAF), designed to be used early in the improvement process where there is a need to engage, align, and mobilize a large part of the organization. Here we will provide a more detailed view of the assessment process, which is primarily conducted on-line through a web-enabled tool. This [...]


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Risk Management

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We can never eliminate all risk, as risk-taking is a foundational element of business. Risk management is a disciplined approach to think about, identify, quantify and act to minimize the impact of uncertainty within the critical dimensions necessary to achieve a targeted objective. Risk management process – Beginning with the objectives and working back to [...]


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Enterprise View: Collaboration & The Directed Community

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In a recent discussion… … we were continuing our focus on eliminating the noise around collaborative technologies and tools.  As we thought about how to best represent collaboration, one of my colleagues simplified the problem (paraphrasing slightly): “It’s not about the direction of the information flow, it’s about the number of contributors and the number [...]


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Creating better business outcomes through collaboration

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You can create better… …business solutions and outcomes less expensively by tapping into your company’s collective intelligence through a blended use of traditional and emerging tools to more easily generate, amend and access information.  While working to help clients for our entire careers, for more than a year now, we have been working with clients to improve how they [...]


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