The Art of Change: Fractal and Emergent

by Ruth Malan, Dana Bredemeyer

This Executive Report by Ruth Malan and Dana Bredemeyer explores the role of enterprise and other architects in highly adaptive, innovative, and agile organizations. We consider the pressures on organizations to master the art of change and present a fractal metaphor for the tandem role of strategy and architecture. Combining a fractal and emergent approach allows for an organic, dynamic way to express organizational intentionality to orchestrate waves of change, while embracing the need to respond extemporaneously and locally to opportunities and changes that demand surges of responsiveness.

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The Art of Change: Fractal and Emergent1 May 2010

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