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OCM: Employ & Engage Stakeholders

In my last post, we discussed the Identification of Stakeholders. With that, you should have a better view of the landscape now, and it is time to start Engaging Stakeholders, or more succinctly, validation, and placement within the overall roadmap of an initiative....

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OCM: Stakeholder Identification

“The only constant in life is change”— Heraclitus Change, change, the magical fruit, the more you change… the better your organization can compete! (I know where your mind was going with that one, lol) Oh, how Heraclitus was correct in his assertion. And man, that...

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When the Whole Process Breaks

Accurate data is essential to support a Digital Transformation (DX) project. It does no good to create ultimately efficient processes supported by huge IT investments if you still focus effort on the wrong things. For example, an efficient, paperless procurement...

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Rise of the EPMO Paradigm

Honestly, as most Star Wars villains and heroes tend to rise from the shadows or are catapulted to prominence because a pure and noble need has arisen, so too is the EPMO concept awakening. (Awe, come on! Who doesn't love a Star Wars reference!?) This paradigm is a...

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Herding Cats and the New Normal

Within the realm of DX initiatives, even at the very best of times, it is complicated to organize both external and internal resources for a program. Not to mention when these resources are on-site and coordinated through a solid cadence of meet-and-work, keeping...

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The New Collaborative Ecosystem

A shift, even if temporary, in how digital transformation initiatives are run, has been made. How organizations look at these programs is with a worldview that was thrust upon us recently, yet at Platinum PMO, we believe it could be a change for the better. A...

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Facing the Challenge Head-On

With everything going on over the course of the past few weeks and months, due to the Corona Virus, the world feels like everything is shaking, and uncertainty is now a part of almost all of our daily activities. Including significant project work. For large...

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Why is Data So Bad?

I began my career in Information Technology (IT) decades ago. IT was still called Data Processing when I started. As time passed, I became a little disappointed in the name change to IT, since after we began to refer to the processing of data as IT and not Data...

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Perception and Reality

Within the challenging landscape of today's business world, one thing is sure. Things are continually shifting, and the digital economy is dictating the path forward. The DX, or Enterprise Digital Transformation space, is on those same shifting sands. What worked five...

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