|Solving Tough Problems at their Root Cause: Call to Action|
The Essence The Call to Action
Business Intelligence―Big Data―Analytics
We have best practices, tools and experts for virtually any field. Where are those ensuring that not only the partial solutions work, but also the whole package at enterprise and system level?
More specifically, where are those best practices, tools and experts that …
1. Solve the mounting conflicts between traditional1 and new best practices2?
2. Solve the changeable (root) causes hiding behind complaints, reoccurring problems and ongoing cost-savings pressures?
3. Bridge the highly complex communication space between organisations and between best practices?
4. Identify phenomena3 in complex environments and solve them with techniques suited to these phenomena?
1 Traditional Best Practices: Project Management, Governance, service management, etc.
2 New Best Practices: Agile/Scrum, Semco, self-organization, etc.
3 Phenomena: Capacity bottlenecks, tipping points, butterfly effects, etc.
WHEN THOSE QUESTIONS WERE ANSWERED
Rather simple solutions delivered results in areas where common approaches struggled over too many obstacles. It became clearer what was going on with each experience. Eventually, thousands of pieces became a small set of fundamental pieces. These provided the guidance to identify effective steering mechanisms and solutions for today’s world.
Question 1 became solvable from a single word. The highly complex communication space of question 3 was bridged for 30,000 employees with a surprisingly simple solution. Even with mental health matters like ADHD and dyslexia, after official treatments had delivered insufficient results, amazing results were achieved.
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The successful companies of the next decades have answered above questions.
• Traditional or new best practices, tools or human aspects – these companies have learned to select the specific elements of best practices, tools and psychology that create value and to avoid counterproductive ones. They have made a mountain of unproductive instructions and processes obsolete through effective steering mechanisms.
• They have have bridged the communication space of question 3. It operates like a high-speed train.
• They recognize the phenomena of question 3 as such, and apply the effective techniques for the specific phenomenon.
• They have replaced silo solutions with integrated solutions. Within the integrated solutions, the specific elements above work as a single entity. Quite often, their costs, efforts and risks are a fraction of those of silo solutions.
• They have replaced implementing the latest trends and best practices with first identifying the executable solution framework for the situation at hand. From the solution framework, they work backward and identify the transformation path.
There was something else, a spin-off effect: These organisations became agile at enterprise level.