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Digital Transformation: How to Manage and Govern a Multi-Speed IT Environment - part II

posted by Marc Lankhorst & Danny Weinberger on Feb 29, 2016

Two weeks ago, we wrote about the impact of multi-speed IT on the IT organization and enterprise architecture. Let us now talk about the different options for managing a multi-speed IT approach.




Digital Transformation: How to Manage and Govern a Multi-Speed IT Environment - part I

posted by Marc Lankhorst & Danny Weinberger on Feb 8, 2016

Looking back to many discussions about Digital Strategy with different organizations, most of them have the challenge of going through a balancing act day by day. Firstly, a Digital Oriented Organization needs to accept that the roles and responsibilities of Business and IT will merge together, whilst both parties need to enable business and IT innovations towards digital business needs.




Future Ideas: Harnessing Worldwide Innovative Power

posted by Marc Lankhorst on Mar 23, 2015

The Future Ideas Worldwide Academic Competition is a great way for students and graduates to submit their innovative ideas to a large audience and have the opportunity to win mentorship from a great mind in their field of study. Its six themes provide a great breadth of subjects:




The Secret to Surviving Disruptive Innovations!

posted by Jens Goossens on Dec 12, 2014

Imagine you wake up one day and suddenly there is a completely new technology available that outperforms your product or service in every way, and you didn’t see it coming. Sounds scary, right? Well, this is a reality for many companies. Take for example, navigation devices for your car. Garmin and TomTom were the major players dominating this market for several years, selling their products for hundreds of dollars each. However, that was before Google introduced Google Maps for mobile devices. As a result, Garmin’s and TomTom’s market values dropped dramatically, 85% in only 18 months.




Enterprise Architecture and Innovation: A Cultural Change

posted by Marc Lankhorst & Wil Janssen on Nov 18, 2014

Over centuries, we have seen architects and engineers leading innovation. The Romans building ingenious aqueducts, the construction of the Canal du Midi and the Eiffel Tower in France, or more recently the Norman Foster’s Millau viaduct or  landmark buildings like the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao by Frank Gehry. Buildings that inspire and stretch technological possibilities. Ideas that have literally shaped construction and design, and transformed their surroundings.




Business Model Innovation: follow the customer, or others will!

posted by Remco Blom on Aug 23, 2012

Welcome to our blog. This is an archived post, most of our knowledge and advice remain valid but some material or links may be outdated. Click here to see our most recent posts.

Investing in the channel innovation, aligned with the customer relation you aspire, is crucial to come and/or stay in the picture of your intended audiences. We underlined this in the blog post in which I reviewed the HBR-article on Four paths of business model innovation.




Business Model innovation: The fifth path

posted by Remco Blom on Aug 15, 2012

Welcome to our blog. This is an archived post, most of our knowledge and advice remain valid but some material or links may be outdated. Click here to see our most recent posts.

In the Harvard Business Review of July-August 2014, the article “Four paths of business model innovation” by Karan Girotra and Serguei Netessini was published. A very interesting read, especially for managers looking for a framework identifying opportunities to rethink their existing business model.