Encore: Get over it - the computer hackers have won!
January 8, 2020
Hosted by Sam Holcman
It may sound like a bit of a strange phrase or topic, but hopefully as we spend the next hour together, you’ll see why I believe that this is a massive concern that really needs to be addressed, rather than what we see going on frankly, which is this - finger-pointing. Finger-pointing is great, but that doesn’t mean anything is going to be addressed. So let’s get started and we hope that you do receive some benefit from this episode. The path is clear. The path is logical. It is really not complicated. Yes, it is probably a bit different than what you are doing now. Organizations are embarking on this approach and change. It will not be done “next Monday morning”. Fundamentally, what is the “change”? Stop writing computer software and start assembling software. Why would there be resistance? Change – change is hard. We will lay out the path. The next steps are yours.
The 2020’s Enterprise with Sam Holcman
Wednesday at 12 Noon Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel
The 2020’s Enterprise is about sorting through the internet-driven advice madness that exists in business today. The great thing about the internet is that anyone can write anything about anything. The problem with the internet is that anyone can write anything about anything! Published practices are quite different than “best practices.” This program will provide practice-based insights in business transformation, organizational transformation and technology transformation, based on real world practices. Business executives, managers, practitioners, and staff are bombarded daily with utopian solutions that more often than not deliver significantly less than promised. This show is “no jargon,” just human communication. Be treated like a “customer” not a “user.” Our philosophy is to provide you with insights that can provide true value to organizations and individuals that face today’s and tomorrow’s competitive pressures, and provide a usable takeaway from each program.
Samuel B. (Sam) Holcman is the Chairman of the Pinnacle Business Group, Inc., the Managing Director of the Enterprise Architecture Center of Excellence (EACOE), and the Business Architecture Center of Excellence (BACOE). He is considered the practitioners’ practitioner in Business Transformation, Enterprise Architecture and Business Architecture, and the leading implementer and world-wide educator and trainer in Enterprise Architecture and Business Architecture methodologies and techniques. Sam has developed a strategic planning process that is used by many Fortune 500 companies. He has also developed an innovative approach to business process re-engineering known as Business Process Visualization (TM) and Organization Network Analysis (TM). He has also developed the Intellectual Capital Maturity Model (TM) to provide guidance on how effectively organizations are managing their Intellectual Capital, and steps they can take to more effectively manage this capital. Most recently, he published the book titled “Reaching the Pinnacle: A Methodology of Business Understanding, Technology Planning, and Change.” This book brings a method to the marketing madness that surrounds enterprise architecture, and its straightforward and no-nonsense style sheds much light on a poorly understood topic. The book helps business executives and technology professionals through the process of building a business-transforming enterprise architecture appropriate to their organization’s needs.