Delivering more by doing less

We have noticed that key events, milestones or thresholds prompt reflection and that’s important – https://laing-russell.com/2023/11/30/looking-back-to-look-ahead/. Prompted by a couple of recent events, a business strategy discussion amongst the Laing Russell team and receiving client feedback, yielded this insight that weirdly we do deliver more when we do less. We don’t think we are promoting…

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Looking back to look ahead

One perspective on our work as consultants and coaches to Chief Information Officers, their C-level colleagues and their teams is to enable continuous improvement in their practice in delivering value to stakeholders through digital technology. A key foundation for continuous improvement is reflective practice. Looking back as to look ahead. Taking stock of what went…

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Career ABC – Always be Curious

Encouraged by our marketing colleague to use this month’s insight post to reflect on career. We landed on this riff off of that famous speech of Alec Baldwin’s character in the movie Glengarry Glen Ross. And rather than “always be closing” we would say with your career always be curious. The first thing that struck us…

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Enterprise Architecture by Design

It has been a very useful process for us taking Enterprise Architecture (EA) as our theme this month. Not least because its given us the opportunity to review what we have been doing, what we have noticed about what really adds value from doing EA and to consider what’s next. Especially as the rhetoric that…

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Intelligent Governance – Key to value from AI

We have been holding back on an insight on AI. It felt like a bandwagon not worth jumping on, nor lamely exploiting in pursuit of clicks. Yet we have thoughts, as experienced practitioners in how digital technology delivers value we have insight we thought we would share. If only to clarify for ourselves our position.…

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