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How To Fix Christensen’s Spinoff Theory For Responding To Disruptive Innovation

By Steve Denning

One company that has made progress in this area is the DBS. It’s a really interesting example. It’s the biggest bank in Singapore. It sprung out of the government. Its name, in fact, used to be the Development Bank of Singapore. Historically, it had a disciplined, process-oriented culture. It is in highly regulated area — financial services — and a very conservative industry. A new CEO took over in 2009, and he has been trying to create a 22,000 person digital/Agile factory. They are not all the way there yet. But they have clearly come a long way in 8 years. The story is worth looking at.  (Side note: See the interview with Paul Cobban, Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, Technology and Operations, DBS by Jason Bloomberg , “How DBS Bank Became The Best Digital Bank In The World By Becoming Invisible.”)

Read the entire article at https://www.forbes.com/sites/stevedenning/2017/05/24/two-kinds-of-organizational-transformation-how-to-save-the-whales/

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Jason Bloomberg is the leading expert on architecting agility for the enterprise. As president of Intellyx, Mr. Bloomberg brings his years of thought leadership in the areas of Cloud Computing, Enterprise Architecture, and Service-Oriented Architecture to a global clientele of business executives, architects, software vendors, and Cloud service providers looking to achieve technology-enabled business agility across their organizations and for their customers. His latest book, The Agile Architecture Revolution (John Wiley & Sons, 2013), sets the stage for Mr. Bloomberg’s groundbreaking Agile Architecture vision.

Mr. Bloomberg is perhaps best known for his twelve years at ZapThink, where he created and delivered the Licensed ZapThink Architect (LZA) SOA course and associated credential, certifying over 1,700 professionals worldwide. He is one of the original Managing Partners of ZapThink LLC, the leading SOA advisory and analysis firm, which was acquired by Dovel Technologies in 2011. He now runs the successor to the LZA program, the Bloomberg Agile Architecture Course, around the world.

Mr. Bloomberg is a frequent conference speaker and prolific writer. He has published over 500 articles, spoken at over 300 conferences, Webinars, and other events, and has been quoted in the press over 1,400 times as the leading expert on agile approaches to architecture in the enterprise.

Mr. Bloomberg’s previous book, Service Orient or Be Doomed! How Service Orientation Will Change Your Business (John Wiley & Sons, 2006, coauthored with Ron Schmelzer), is recognized as the leading business book on Service Orientation. He also co-authored the books XML and Web Services Unleashed (SAMS Publishing, 2002), and Web Page Scripting Techniques (Hayden Books, 1996).

Prior to ZapThink, Mr. Bloomberg built a diverse background in eBusiness technology management and industry analysis, including serving as a senior analyst in IDC’s eBusiness Advisory group, as well as holding eBusiness management positions at USWeb/CKS (later marchFIRST) and WaveBend Solutions (now Hitachi Consulting).