Herbert Van de Poel

Hire and promote first on the basis of integrity

"Hire and promote first on the basis of integrity; second, motivation; third, capacity; fourth, understanding; fifth, knowledge; and last and least, experience. Without integrity, motivation is dangerous; without motivation, capacity is impotent; without capacity, understanding is limited; without understanding, knowledge is meaningless; without knowledge, experience is blind."  Dee Hock, founder of Visa. ...

Herbert Van de Poel

The importance of the Business Architect role

Business Architecture is an important new corporate activity and one of the three prime activities of Executive Management: Strategy | Business Architecture | Operations & Optimization.Business Architecture is performed by cross-organizational generalists who possess professional skills for transforming corporate strategy into business designs that enable organisations to...