Savvy Enterprise Transformation

What do we mean by savvy?

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What do we mean by savvy? Why have we used this term? And what do we mean by brain savvy, systems savvy, change savvy? Synonyms for savvy include … shrewdness, astuteness, sharp-wittedness, sharpness, acuteness, acumen, acuity, intelligence,…
Brain 5 Funadmental Discoveries

Leaders and Organisations of the Future

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Organisations and leaders of the future know that they need to get their, and other people’s, brains in the game. Advances in neuroscience are changing the landscape of leadership development and change management. Through neuroscience,…
Banning IT Projects

Banning IT Projects

Back in 2012, I attended an IT Governance seminar where Jane Treadwell, former CIO for the Government of Victoria (in Australia) started her presentation with three key assertions: There are no IT projects – there are only business…
Enterprises system-of-systems

Enterprises as system

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This article on enterprises as a system is part of a series that seeks to make Enterprise Architecture ‘plain and simple’. In exploring what is encompassed within the description of an architecture, the conceptual framework provided by…
words have power with related word cloud

Willing Change

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I thought I would share with you a topic of conversation that stimulated some vigorous discussions at a recent change workshop.  It was about language and the important role that it plays.  Not only during change events, but also more generally…
success maze to cheese

Performance Management

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Performance Management - threat state to the brain Neuroscience-Based Leadership and Culture Change Coach | Building Resilience in People, Teams and Organisations There has been quite a lot published recently about performance management…