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Bloom's take on the IT-to-BT move

Based on a conversation with David Bartoletti of Forrester Research, author/trainer Eric Bloom writes about the move to business outcomes driven business technology (BT). Click here to read his blog post, "The IT to BT transformation and 9 ways to profit from it."

To read my posts on BT, click here.

Strategy and execution: converging?

Two of the Big Four accounting firms, PwC and Deloitte have bought strategy consulting firms Booz & Company and Monitor respectively. The big IT companies have their own strategy or business consulting division. After showing how to describe and measure strategy in Strategy Maps, Kaplan and Norton have recently published The Execution Premium and their company Palladium's tagline is, "Executing strategy." Troux, maker of enterprise portfolio management software, blogs "Strategy and Execution Belong Together." And, the oil drilling model, while strategy-driven, eventually enables purposeful process execution.