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Making it stick

Making it stick
Thursday, 7 May, 2015 - 14:07 - Stuart Macgregor
Shifting from a state of architecture execution to architecture leadership is the next step in the EA journey.Kotter’s final two stages guide an organisation on the optimum ways that change can be embedded, anchored and matured. From an Enterprise Architecture (EA) perspective, these phases relate to the ‘professionalising’ of the EA practice.Our previous article looked at generating tangible “...

Generating short-term wins

Generating short-term wins
Monday, 13 April, 2015 - 11:03 - Stuart Macgregor
Quick wins, even on a small scale, become the catalyst to building momentum in enterprise architecture.By this point in the process of business transformation (see my previous Industry Insight), the company has established and communicated the vision for change, and then begun the process of empowering the right teams to start executing on that vision.Now, as it starts to package some of the...

Empowering EA

Blog Post - Empowering EA
Wednesday, 4 March, 2015 - 10:03 - Stuart Macgregor
It is critical for the business to communicate the enterprise architecture vision of business transformation.Following the creation of the enterprise architecture (EA) vision – which I explored in my previous Industry Insight – I now turn to the crucial steps of communicating the vision of business transformation, and empowering broad-based action from the teams required to execute the vision....

Kotter's eight-stage journey continued

Blog Post - Kotter's eight-stage journey continued
Tuesday, 10 February, 2015 - 13:22 - Stuart Macgregor
The third stage of the change management expedition encompasses the head and the heart.A shared vision A guiding coalitionIn my previous Industry Insight, I looked at the first two stages of John Kotter's eight stages of change management, exploring his timeless blueprint for effective change leadership.In Kotter's third stage – "developing a vision and strategy" – the guiding coalition sets to...

Beginning Kotter's eight-stage journey

Blog Post - Beginning Kotter's eight-stage journey
Tuesday, 2 December, 2014 - 10:00 - Stuart Macgregor
This is the first in a series of Industry Insights that looks at John Kotter's eight stages of change management, and explores his timeless blueprint for effective change leadership. These change management principles can gel with an enterprise architecture (EA) roadmap to achieve business transformation. Establishing urgency (stage one) and creating a guiding coalition (stage two) set the...

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