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The Missing Step in Digital Transformations: Defragmenting Your Value Streams

Posted December 22, 2020 in Business & Enterprise Architecture, Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies, Data Analytics & Digital Technologies Cutter Business Technology Journal
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Any digital transformation requires significant changes across many dimensions, ranging from operating models to funding models to platform architecture, among others. In this article, Eric Willeke argues that keeping these changes aligned can be one of the hardest elements of digital transformation, especially when organizations try to sidestep the challenge of evolving their current technology organization to the required level of capability by creating a new, “digital” organization instead. Such attempts fail to address three problem areas that can trip up any digital transformation effort: fragmented value streams, poor decision governance, and inadequate management of the business capability portfolio.
About The Author
Eric Willeke
Eric Willeke is cofounder and Principal of Elevate.to. He partners with leaders at all levels in applying Lean-Agile techniques to get better results through improved change management, better steering and alignment, and a deeper focus on the outcomes that matter. Mr. Willeke engages across many industries in some of the world’s largest and most complex companies, as well as the smallest, high-growth startups. He helps by instilling Agile… Read More
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