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If you have read any of CIO Niel Nickolaisen's columns, then Stand Back and Deliver: Accelerating Business Agility expands on some familiar ground. Among the models that he and his co-authors offer up to prioritize projects and then assign the right resources is his purpose alignment model of determining whether a project will create market differentiation for your company and thus merit top-notch talent and expenditure.

Other models in the book offer ways to assess levels of uncertainty and complexity, plus techniques for reducing those attributes and/or assigning the right resources to reduce risk and enable the desired outcome. Here, we offer you the first chapter.

 Right-click to download this chapter from Stand Back and Deliver: Accelerating Business Agility. For more information, please visit the publisher site: Safari Books Online subscribers can access the book here:

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This was first published in July 2009

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