Business Transformation Management with BTM²

The Business Transformation Management Methodology (BTM²) is a four-phase holistic and integrated business transformation management methodology developed by SAP Business Transformation Services and their extended network of academic and business partners throughout the world. This post serves as an introduction to an intensely documented approach to holistic business transformation management, which addresses…

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Enterprise Architecture and Business Transformation Management

The management of Enterprise Architecture and Business Transformation have both similarities and differences, although confusion sometimes arises between the two. While Enterprise Architecture models the fundamental structure of an organisation’s business, information systems and technology, Business Transformation is a fundamental shift in the way a company operates. Enterprise Architects and Business Transformation…

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Three Steps from the CIO to CEO Office

The most ambitious CIOs are not only committed to the business, but they are also dedicated to spending more time in boardroom conversations centred around strategic transformation, and less time bogged down with keeping the lights on. Some will even have their eyes firmly fixed upon the next opportunity to…

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In Digital: Value Creation vs. Competition

We hear it all the time – new startups competing with traditional businesses, if not replacing existing industries and categories altogether. Disruptive technologies like cloud computing and enterprise mobility have lowered the barrier to entry, if not totally eliminated it. Aspiring entrepreneurs need not worry about leasing an office space,…

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Your Company Mindset: A Barrier to Digital Transformation?

Let’s face it: there’s much talk and hoopla about digital strategy and disruption. And I stand guilty as charged. Yet, according to a study conducted by MIT Sloan Management Review and Capgemini Consulting, only 38% responded that digital transformation is on their CEO’s agenda and that the number…

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The One Reason to Disrupt Your Business

Many business leaders are at a loss.  When do you disrupt your business? I stand and submit that a digital business is truly a people-driven business. In the age of digital disruption, businesses need to reinvent themselves and re-focus on their raison raison d’etre: the customers. Without customers, there is…

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The Future of Work and Management

THE OPPORTUNITY WITH THE PRESENT It’s 2016. What does the digital future hold? Sales of mobile devices (e.g. smartphones and tablets) have passed that of desktop computers. These devices have massive computing power. Coupled with access to a whole marketplace of personal and business apps, consumers now find themselves…

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The Leadership Team Is the Company Culture

Company culture is a critical success factor in digital transformation initiatives, and digital transformation impacts three areas of opportunities, in their order of importance: people, process and technology. Unfortunately, between IT organizations and their respective consulting partners, the focus has almost always been the last – technology. Why?…

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Culture As Business Enabler

In my previous CXO Weekly article, I discussed the importance of strategy as the primary driving force in digital transformation. Strategy plays a critical role – it has potential to positively impact the three areas of transformation: people, process and technology. In my experience as transformation advisor and…

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What is The Right Time to Get Transformed?

At a gathering with the theme of business transformation, a delegate said; “Transformation never truly can work. Take a gander at me: I am fat, however that is me, it is a piece of my personality, and I get along fine. There are dependably blemishes yet we need to live…

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Transform Your Business in 2016 With IDC FutureScape

IDC FutureScape Forward-looking framework for evaluating IT initiatives based on their value to business strategy. IDC FutureScape – is used to shape IT strategy and planning by providing a framework for evaluating IT initiatives in terms of their value to business strategy now, and in the future.

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Business Transformation and Disruptive Technologies

Life is all about continuity and flow (transformation), Late Dr. Wayne Dyer beautifully mentioned that “Transformation literally means going beyond your form”. On the other hand disruptive technologies: Advances that will transform life, business, and the global economy. There is a deep relationship between transformation and disruption and…

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Business Transformation Enabled by IDC DecisionScapes

The future of business will be technology fuelled and driven. Future technologies (Mobility, Cloud Computing, Social Media, Crowd-sourcing, Internet of things, Industry 4.0, Big Data, 3D printing) or the 3rd platform, is the key driver for the business innovation. Source: www.idc.com The…

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3 Steps to Comprehend Your Enterprise Digital Footprint

It is difficult to set the direction of the future’s digital organization and to comprehend and choose which present and future technologies (Mobility, Cloud Computing, Social Media, Crowd-sourcing, Internet of things, Industry 4.0, Big Data, 3D printing) will bring the most extreme returns for your association. Here we will…

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What BTM² Means to Business Transformation

BTM² (Business Transformation Management Methodology) is a four-phase holistic and integrated business transformation management methodology. BTM² is the first holistic business transformation management methodology that provides a framework with clear phases, deliverables and corresponding methods. It is a generic framework, which can be applied to different business transformation use…

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How to Alter a Company’s Trajectory

There is no silver bullet for orchestrating a finely tuned complex transformation, but the right sequence and structure can be derived from a good analysis of a company’s health, and the degree to which its business model must shift, if it wishes to gain or retain world-class stature. Too…

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Business Transformation Knowledge Base

Enroll in this business transformation knowledge base for free to access over 60 easy-to-read blocks of business transformation content, each of which will lead you through to some of the world’s finest business transformation intelligence sources. Access the Business Transformation Knowledge Base…

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10 Transformation Consultancies Assessed

Many reading this will have experienced the good, the bad and the ugly of business transformation consultancies, often known as system integrators. Significant imbalances between technology and business still exist in many transformation efforts, so how do these firms stack up when it comes to business transformation, as opposed to technical…

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Are You Fit for Transformation?

It’s one thing wanting to drive a digital enterprise transformation, but it’s another being ready to do it and the Digital Capability Framework describes the three transformation capabilities required as: 1. Innovation Capability 2. Business Transformation Capability 3. IT Excellence Developing sufficient maturity in…

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How to Become a Digitally Mature Enterprise

For years, business transformation experts have recited the fact that transformation is about business and not technology, but many organisations still suffer at the hands of those that fail to see the bigger picture. Countless ERP disasters and siloed digital transformation attempts provide the lessons learned that many turn…

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