Monday, July 18, 2022


Silo divides, association bridges.

Nowadays, complexity and uncertainty are the digital new normal. The challenge is to prioritize what you know about and keep an eye open for signs of things you don't know about, clear the vision and reinforce strategic business goals. In fact, all organizational core elements such as purpose, value, culture, are interconnected. The agile organization will connect all those dots through association. 

If you perceive organizational purpose as a worthwhile purpose, you will treat the association as a calling, people will be passionately engaged, and interact across boundaries to generate fresh ideas. Corporate leaders are able to lead inclusive teams, walk the talk, develop a set of principles in association with practices in a field of activities and form its content as an intellectual digital management discipline to produce high performance results.

Associate all related information to capture business insight and foresight: Information is the most invaluable business asset. Information potential directly impacts the business's potential. The purpose of Information Management is to process raw data, abstract information from it, then gain knowledge and capture insight or foresight from it. Information management systems play a fundamental role in deploying and opening new information from the dynamic business environment continuously. Identify how information is associated with the valued tangibles of your businesses; your products and your resources in order to run a real-time intelligent company.

In the human context, information drives awareness and develops cognitive intelligence, instructing people or organizations to adapt to changes. Information as input to the decision-making does not absolutely determine the decision, but allows the decision-maker to exercise their judgment. They can also create engagement around insight & foresight for improving collective decision effectiveness. Only through information savvy and knowledge proficiency, the leaders are able to circulate information within the ecosystem seamlessly, respond to changes continuously, and make a priority choice based on the comprehensive understanding of the company, industry, geographic location, to drive strategic changes structurally.

Associate business processes with enterprise architecture, business strategy, and decision management
: Process is to manage order from chaos. Business Architecture is a great tool for business leaders to orchestrate the organizational interrelationship between people and process, transform the manual process and the business requirement to process design and process governance, improve structural flexibility and business agility. Enterprise Architecture and process management need to work closely to be successful, merging into a complete suite that encapsulates the five dimensions (What, How, Who, When and Where) in strategy management to achieve high performance.

Process is the sequenced series of tasks, and decision-making process helps to streamline an optimal problem-solving scenario. Business process management is the process and business architecture is a potential output of the process. One cannot manage processes effectiveness without producing in some shape or form a piece of Business Architecture. Organizations cannot implement a strategy without effective process management. orchestrate organizational interrelationship by bridging gaps, enforcing communication, fostering collaboration, building trust, and ultimately leading to greater autonomy.

Associate talent with growing opportunities, the organization’s vision and incentive appreciation:
People are always the most valuable asset in any organization, human capital has the best potential for business’s growth. One of the important perspectives of talent development is to enrich people’s professional experience, so they can apply their learned knowledge to real world problem-solving. Organizations should have a sense of purpose and mission, continuously monitor employee engagement, and build a strong corporate brand to attract top talent. The top leadership team needs to gain insight from talent analytics, pay more attention to talent retention and growth, and improve the profitability of the firm at the same time.

Talented people are encouraged to discover their own purpose and strength, aligned with the business purpose. Talent management evolves varying hard business factors such as processes, functions, structures, technologies, and soft elements such as communication, culture, leadership, etc associate talent with growth opportunities to realize business vision. Top performers are looking for growth, recognition, career opportunities, and learning experiences from what they observe, experience, experiment, etc. It is very important to build a culture of growth, and take an interdisciplinary approach to realize the business vision by unlocking collective potential.

As the pace of change is being accelerated, organizations need to be dynamic, informative, and innovative. Silo divides, association bridges. Organizational management needs to connect more interdisciplinary dots, break down traditional management practices, focusing on people-centricity and continuous improvement. It is a quality of the organization and its people to be adaptive, responsive, continually learning and evolving, for building a purposeful organization and reaching the next level of organizational maturity.


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