IT and business objectives, united in the bonds of the next digital wave

For the sake of long-term success, organizations will have to make sure that information technologies (ITs) and their own business objectives are aligned and happily married. At least, that's how Didier Bonnet sees it in his article entitled Do You Have the IT For the Coming Digital Wave? , which was recently published on the Harvard Business Revie...
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Macroscope Origins - Food For Thought

In preparation for a discussion on the history of Macroscope, I reviewed some progress reports and presentations dating back to the 1991-1992 timeframe. I thought it would be worth sharing some of the things I found in there, as they depict some of the ideas at the base of Macroscope. Remember that we're over 20 years back. How do you react to thes...
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Deliverable on a page

The Perception I was delivering a Macroscope intro course to a client a few weeks ago. One participant was puzzled by the disconnect between my pitch and what he was seeing in Macroscope. He said something like: You've been telling us all morning about doing the right things the right way, agility, eliminating waste, etc. but when I look at your Pr...
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The misunderstood notion of deliverable - Part Two

As you may have guessed from the previous dialog , the next question on the hit-parade of the most frequent questions is something like: In which deliverable should I document this information? A question generally accompanied by: You would not have a template or an example, by any chance? To make my point, let me be somewhat blunt in my dialog. Th...
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The misunderstood notion of Deliverable

I have much to say on this topic. This post is the start of a series on the often misunderstood notion of deliverable in Macroscope. Don't hesitate to jump in to comment and add your own thoughts. I have been around for quite a while using, promoting, teaching, coaching and evolving Macroscope. On the hit-parade of the most frequent questions, many...
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