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An atlas for digital opportunity

by Mark Mcdonald  |  May 6, 2013

An atlas is a collection of maps, graphical representations of the world that allow others to find their way in the new world.  We all face a new world of...

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Enterprise architects, creationism and absolutism

by Mark Mcdonald  |  November 19, 2012

This blog post is going to get me into  trouble, but I think that the issue is worth discussing, so I wince as I hit the publish button, but here...

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The BPM vs Politics Debate Continues at our BPM Summit in Sydney

by Samantha Searle  |  May 21, 2012

[caption id="attachment_96" align="alignleft" width="400" caption="Image Credit: WikiCommons"][/caption]Hold the date - Gartner's next BPM summit in Sydney will be held on Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st August at the Sheraton in...

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Five Reasons Why BPM Isn't Just About Technology

by Samantha Searle  |  February 23, 2012

“What tools would you recommend for our BPM project?” The Gartner BPM team still receives a significant number of client inquiries that focus on implementing BPM as a technology and...

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A tool for assessing technology's amplification of your strategy

by Mark Mcdonald  |  February 8, 2012

Amplifying the enterprise is the theme for this year’s CIO agenda reflecting the expanding role of technology in the enterprise and its role in raising the power of enterprise strategies...

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The sources of distortion

by Mark Mcdonald  |  January 12, 2012

Amplifying the enterprise involves turning up the value of technology in the enterprise.  Eliminating distortion is one of the ways that technology amplifies the enterprise. Distortion refers to the internal...

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Best Practices are Stupid -- a book review

by Mark Mcdonald  |  November 4, 2011

Best Practices are Stupid 40 Ways to Out Innovate the Competition is the subject of one of Steve Shapiro’s innovation tips and the title for this book.  Rather than ridicule...

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Me vs. We – the mouse in your pocket

by Mark Mcdonald  |  July 29, 2011

Perspective, where you stand, determines much of your perception, how you see the world.  Asking yourself the question, is it me or is it we, when taking information on board,...

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The bare personal technology essentials

by Mark Mcdonald  |  July 27, 2011

What is the minimum set of technologies an individual needs to enhance their personal performance? It's difficult to answer this question in the context of a modern organization endowed with...

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15 minutes including Q&A: a book review

by Mark Mcdonald  |  April 15, 2011

We all have to give presentations; most of which are part of our day to day responsibilities.  A sales presentation, status report, talking with your team, making an internal proposal...

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