Strategically Federating IT

IT must rethink how to deliver on its promise to enable the business. IT-centric efforts are falling short and IT experts seem to be stumped what to do about it. This is why a few years ago in search of a solution I turned my attention from mainstream ‘IT thought leadership’ and toward ‘business management…

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Strategy and Planning Service as an Enterprise Architecture Offering

As mentioned in a previous post, I announced that our Enterprise Architecture team has made some very interesting investments in the area of Strategy Management and Portfolio Management in the last year via an Enterprise Architecture offering called “Strategy and Planning Service”. It’s very interesting and we’ve gathered enough experience through our mistakes and successes…

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Effective Enterprise Roadmaps are designed to make change and track ‘effect’

I’ve come to some interesting conclusions regarding Roadmaps that I thought might be interesting to others. About two years ago, I was given responsibility on behalf of the Enterprise Architecture team to provide Roadmaps on behalf of MSFT’s CIO that address 3 CIO concerns to all of Microsoft and they are; IT’s alignment to the…

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