Category Archives: slideshare content

Avoid Poor Project Outcomes

I created this slideshare to articulate 5 of the most common pitfalls I have seen that sink even the best conceived of projects.

Is your organization aligned to tackle a major initiative?

We all want to do the right thing… but what exactly is “the right thing?” The answer is certainly not absolute, it will differ by perspective and viewpoint.  What may appear to be “right” to our group, may not help the greater organization and vice versa.  In such case, what do we do? We first […]

Avoid this TOGAF Implementation Pitfall

This has been one of my most well-received presentations on slideshare and LinkedIn.  From my experience as a trainer and consultant, organizations often confuse the ideal process flow with their existing work flows and in an attempt to be compliant, ditch their internal methodologies and replace them with the framework du jour based on a […]

Free Book Download: Business Transformation Made Straight-Forward

Along with Jason and Stewart, I am pleased to share this book that we published in December 2013.  This is a comprehensive book that discusses the role of architecture and capability-based thinking in helping an organization transform.  Transformation is very disruptive and there are more than a single approach to make it successful.  This book […]

A Key Element Missed by Many Training Programs

This is a slideshare presentation that I created to highlight the importance of establishing a clear understanding of the learning objectives and outcomes.  From the experience of hundreds of training programs, I have seen successes and a fair share of missed opportunities.  From the failed programs, a key them emerged: These programs lacked a clear […]