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Alignment Mission Integrated Decision Making

Abstract Alignment: What is it good for? Absolutely something. All leaders know they need to regularly communicate the mission, externally and internally. It “gets everyone on the same page, singing from the same sheet of music.” What does tha...

Internal Auditing Consultants: Striving for an Audit Ready Environment

Abstract Same findings, different audits, different year. Groundhog's Day all over again, am I right? In "Internal Auditing Consultants into Information Technology and Cybersecurity: Striving for an Audit-Ready Environment" Cybersecurity expert...

Persistent Business Integration

Abstract You paid for the IT, but you didn’t get the "Pow!" that you wanted. Here's the news--its's likely not your CIO's fault. We get better IT outcomes if we can focus on better business line accountability. "Mind the Gap" lays out the problem, f...

Strategy Made Plannable

Abstract "Organizations perform strategic planning, but do not plan strategically." So starts this short white paper on why your Strategic Planning process has everyone's eyes rolling, spends lots of time, and produces a "plan" that suddenly finds...

Value Management of IT

Abstract The Status Quo: We don’t get full value out of IT Federal CIO organizations start over 50% of IT projects with known risk of delivery failure. That's their tragedy. Federal Lines of Business don’t get full value out of the other 50%...