Managing the SoS Value Cycle

by Philip Boxer
The need for Through-Life Capability Management (TLCM) represents a step-change in the relationship between purchaser and provider that involves both parties in the whole value cycle that requires systems to be understood as more than socio-technical, and makes it necessary to model the structure-determining as well as the structure-determined processes.

Strategy-at-the-edge

by Philip Boxer
Strategy-at-the-edge requires that a double challenge be met which balances internal changes with external opportunities. The effects ladder provides a way of agreeing what this means for both customer and supplier where the customer’s demands are necessarily asymmetric.

Managing to Relationship

by Richard Veryard
Masood Mortazavi uses Transaction Cost Economics to explain the difference between Managing to Contract vs. Managing to Relationship. In this post, I want to link this discussion to the key notion of Asymmetric Demand.