Tag Archives: Oswaldo Lorenzo

Creando una Cultura Digital (Primera Entrega):

Posted on 26. feb, 2013 by .

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En el proceso de transformación hacia una empresa digital, uno de los principales retos es la construcción de una cultura digital. ¿Cómo podemos definir cultura digital? Comenzaré con una definición muy directa: “La CULTURA DIGITAL implica el desarrollo de nuevos HÁBITOS Y COMPORTAMIENTOS en los directivos y empleados de una organización que permitan el despliegue, […]

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Challenges of international businesses: managing the global workplace

Posted on 17. ene, 2011 by .

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(versión en español más abajo) I have been reflecting on the different challenges businesses are addressing in a more globalized world. One of them is that of managing a global workplace with significant social, ethical, cultural, and infrastructural differences from one country to another. For example, multinational companies deal with levels of work conditions that […]

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The driver of IT impact is the actual usage of the technology

Posted on 25. oct, 2010 by .

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(versión en español mas abajo) For the last 20 years, companies have been implementing and adopting enterprise systems and other large-scale IT initiatives (e.g. SAP, Sage, Oracle, etc). They have done this with clear strategic and operational aims: to automate transactions, reduce costs, increase customer satisfaction, integrate with suppliers, and make better decisions. And yet, […]

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Corporate value of ERP systems

Posted on 01. oct, 2010 by .

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(Versión en español más abajo) I had the opportunity to participate last week in the 4th International SCM Symposium and Workshop in Madrid held by IE Business School. Two days of very good presentations about SCM and information technology issues. I – in conjunction with my colleagues Angel Diaz and Bjorn Claes – presented the […]

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How capabilities are related to strategy?

Posted on 09. feb, 2010 by .

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(Versión en español más abajo) The Long Conversation approach argues that the development of organizational capabilities (e.g. technology mastery, workplace practice, talent management … etc) can be better understood through an emergent and diligent learning process.    One question immediately comes to mind:  “Yes, but what capabilities should our corporation be developing?  Are all capabilities equally […]

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Operational Excellence at Wipro

Posted on 01. feb, 2010 by .

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(Versión en español más abajo) I was recently reading the book called Bangalore Tiger. This book, written by Steve Hamm, describes the story of Wipro’s transformation and its impact on the tech services industry and the rules of global competition. One of the main things you learn from it is how Wipro improved quality and […]

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Creating Capabilities to Support Sustained Performance

Posted on 25. ene, 2010 by .

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(Versión en español más abajo) In an interview recently published by Management Issues, one of us argued the following: “Many organizations work on the basis of short-term objectives and short-term actions to tackle the challenges they face. This could be good in some contexts but, in the long-term, we think we need to create internal […]

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