About ‘being right’ versus ‘being heeded’

[De Nederlandse versie van dit verhaal vind je hier] About 15 years ago, someone I knew left an organisation where they had an advisory role. When they left for another job, at the farewell-party, management said the following: "With [X],…

Over ‘gelijk hebben’ versus ‘gelijk krijgen’

[The English version of this story can be found here] Een jaar of 15 geleden vertrok iemand die ik kende bij een organisatie waar zij een adviserende functie had vervuld. Ze ging ergens anders werken. Bij haar afscheid zei het…

How well does your top management understand IT?

I am proposing a way to 'measure' the 'understanding' the top of an organisation has — how capable it is of making informed strategic decisions — on a subject, e.g. legal, finance, or what is my particular interest: IT.

Mastering ArchiMate 3.1 is now available

Hurrah! Mastering ArchiMate 3.1 is now live. You can read about it on the book's home page. And you can buy it there. All customers who bought the previous edition on or after 5 Nov 2019 (the date version 3.1…

Master or Servant? Are We Humans Still ‘Top Dogs’ in This Brave New World of Massive IT?

I'm speaking at the free online BILT conference on Nov 19 21:00 CET. Title: Master or Servant? Are We Humans Still 'Top Dog' in This Brave New World of Massive IT?