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Revisiting” Use of Force” Clauses in Police Department Policy and Procedure Manuals


It’s clear from media postings that DOJ has decided to review “Use of Force” practices at various City Police Departments. Seems reasonable that individual Police Departments might want to do their homework before they get visited by DOJ staff. Here … Continue reading

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Capability Statement – Critical Infrastructure Protection


Civerex can support threat and vulnerability assessments conducted by host nation partners (COTRs) via setup of its CiverMind™ 3D free-form-search Knowledgebase as a one-stop-shop platform capable of consolidating Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) methods, tools, and knowledge for use by assessors … Continue reading

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Do Enterprise Architects Manage Enterprises?


They do not. The job of an Enterprise Architect is to identify methods, tools and platforms that allow: business planners within an Enterprise to build, sustain and augment competitive advantage, business managers within an Enterprise to achieve operational efficiencies and … Continue reading

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How to be a good management consultant


This is a re-issue of a post I made in 2010. Here are some guidelines for management consultants. Your job is to help the client to solve a problem they have or help the client to exploit an opportunity. Do … Continue reading

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The Link between big data and corporate competitive advantage


The link between big data and corporate competitive advantage Success in business is all about building, sustaining and augmenting competitive advantage. Given comparable infrastructure (Capital, Access to Capital, Land, Equipment, Tools, Premises, Staff, Intellectual Property/Knowhow, Current Products/Services, Products / Services … Continue reading

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Strategy Development – Same old, or entirely new?


Recently, I was asked whether Edith Penrose’s  “RBV” (Resource Based View) is today obsolete. Fair question, given that RBV goes back to 1959. This led to a question as to whether Porter’s Competitive Advantage method has or has not evolved … Continue reading

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How the EU’s GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) impacts your business


GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679) took effect one week ago (May 25, 2018). The Regulation and two related Directives EU 2016/680 and EU 2016/681 deal with the processing of personal data relating to natural persons who are citizens of … Continue reading

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How Low Can You Go? –  Part IV – Essentials for building, sustaining & improving corporate competitive advantage.


This article attempts to bridge the gap between operational methods such as ACM/BPM/CPM/RALB and FOMM and methods used to evolve business strategy.The mission of all strategic and operational initiatives is to build, sustain and augment competitive advantage. See “Theories of … Continue reading

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How Low Can You Go? – Part III – Case Management Essentials


This article explores the contribution of three (3) methodologies to the effectiveness of work. The three methodologies are:  ACM (Adaptive Case Management),  RALB (Resource Allocation, Leveling and     Balancing)  FOMM (Figure of Merit Matrices). ACM (Adaptive Case Management) ACM builds on … Continue reading

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How Low Can You Go? – Part II – BPM Essentials


This article explores the contribution of a methodology called BPM (Business Process Management) to the “management of work” and lists essential features for background BPM services at Cases.  BPM is core to workflow. It also contributes, to an extent, to … Continue reading

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