Tag Archives: value chain analysis

Working on an operating model

In a recent LinkedIn discussion, Don Hutcheson raised the question of the role of organisation charts in Enterprise Architecture (which for me is just operating model work!) There were some interesting responses, which stimulated me to add this post (edited … Continue reading

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Value Streams, Context Maps and Process Maps

I have just been reading a 2013 article by Mike Rosen of Wilton Consulting Group about “context maps”.   I don’t like the name, but the article does quite a good job of laying out a flow of analysis that is … Continue reading

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Value chain maps or capability maps?

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More on value chain maps

At the recent course I run, Designing Operating Models, Mark Lancelott and I put our views on the importance of value chains to the test.   We started the tools part of the course with the following exercise 1.  Choose a … Continue reading

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The importance of starting with value chains

I am siting in Singapore overlooking the straights from Sentosa Island, about to contribute to a conference. (Sorry to boast but the view is … distracting)   But still time for a blog on operating models. Mark Lancelott of PA … Continue reading

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Business process hierarchy and operating models

Here are three charts that I have stolen from Paul Harmon’s blog at BP Trends.   Paul I have not asked permission, but if you object, I will take them out and just refer people to your site.   So please go … Continue reading

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Value chains and operating models

At a recent workshop we were using value chain analysis to help us with operating model design. This has made me wonder whether it might be possible to do this work in a more structured way. The idea in my … Continue reading

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