Tag Archives: capabilities

Linking transformation projects to strategic intent

I spent a fascinating morning yesterday with the head of transformation design in a UK government department.  Like most government departments, the transformation is about cutting costs while improving outcomes.  The lever for achieving this is technology – in particular, … Continue reading

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Capability Maps vs Process Maps: Horses for courses

Those who have been following this blog will know that I have devoted four or five entries to the issue of capability maps. Mainly because I have not seen the need for them and because they can obscure the core … Continue reading

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Value chain, capability chain or operating chain?

Over the last year I have been going round in circles in my thinking about language.   I am convinced that the best place to start when doing operating model work is with a stakeholder map that helps identify the stakeholders … Continue reading

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More about design principles

The more work I do on operating models and organisation structures, the more I focus on creating good design principles.  For example, at a recent workshop in Brisbane (just showing off that I have a global client base!), I spent … Continue reading

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Another operating model canvas

I came across the following article on a site called “Community” run by a consulting company called Dynalucid.  It uses the business model canvas as a starting point for creating an operating model canvas for a function like IT.  My … Continue reading

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Wilson Perumal’s operating model?

If you have been reading this blog you will know that my definition of an operation model is PILOS – processes needed to execute the strategy, information systems needed to support the processes, locations and buildings to house the processes, … Continue reading

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Value chain maps or capability maps?

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