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Companies that moved to BT are winning, research shows

Forrester Research has slightly redefined BT (business technology), but they continue to champion the move from IT to BT for one basic purpose: business success. A research they conducted shows that companies that moved to BT have positioned themselves well for success. Read more: http://www.zdnet.com/article/business-technology-focused-companies-win-in-the-age-of-the-customer/

The oil-drilling model for discovery-and-design that I created helps actualize the purpose of BT as regards software/digital technology. More about the method: http://www.prescouter.com/2013/08/software-practice-for-the-business-technology-age-lessons-from-oil-drilling/

Google's great. The restructured Google should not give up what made it great.

Making money is not hard (you've seen a lot of ugly companies in the world make big money). Here's what's hard: making money by offering great products/services via a great workplace culture.

Google is rated the best company to work for (six times). As a Fortune study points out, the best places to work are only getting better, and Google is an example. Google is also the second most valuable brand in the world. That's a lot of great stuff to achieve. Thanks to Larry Page and Sergei Brin. *

Along with the new corporate structure comes a challenge – a question about the future culture of Google. Google should not compromise on the hard-to-copy culture it has ingeniously and painstakingly built over the past years. Google should keep the culture, and keep using it to meet financial performance goals.

* To know about the culture that Page and Brin set up at Google, read Fortune, March 15, 2015. To know about the brilliance and boldness of the two founders, read Walter Isaacs…