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The Sustainability Management Maturity Model

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What Is a KM Maturity Model (KMMM)? • Analytic tool derived from the Capability Maturity Model (CMM) – CCM = an evolutionary roadmap for implementing vital practices from domains of organizational process – Developed by Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at Carnegie Mellon University • CMM extended to a “People Capability Maturity Model” • Eventually evolved into Capability Maturity Model Integrated (CMMI) – Combines best practices from numerous CMMs • Adapted for KM by Infosys, Siemens and others SEI CMMI: http://www.sei.cmu.edu/cmmi/background/conops.html Siemens: ...
BTM delivers a set of guiding principles, known as BTM Capabilities. These capabilities are combined to form BTM solutions, around which a company's practices can be organized and improved. BTM also defines the expected characteristics of an organization according to five levels of a maturity model. BTM builds bridges between previously isolated tools and standards for business technology management by strategically incorporating both operational and infrastructure levels of technology management to ensure that an enterprise’s business strategy can be realized by the technology it deploys. This structured approach is used ...
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FairRidge Group Announces SM3 - a Sustainability Management ...
FairRidge Group, a management consulting firm, announced today the introduction of SM3, its Sustainability Management Maturity Model, an approach that provides companies with an organizational design model for achieving desired levels of sustainability management maturity as determined by target market positioning. Businesses are starting to treat sustainability as a strategic opportunity - which means they need to design and build a management infrastructure that can support business transformation. Some key components of SM3 include: defining clear goals, designing an effective governance model, streamlining processes, being ... market research, surveys and trends
Creating competitive advantage through sustainability - Fruitful ...
Sustainability Management Maturity Model (SM3), it’s a tool to help businesses assess their readiness to address business sustainability challenges and opportunities. The internal management components were outlined last month on Triple Pundit – Strategy, Organization, Process, Measurement and People – which all relate to an inside-out perspective of the business. As we’ve continued to evolve the model, I’ve developed another dimension for evaluating sustainability infrastructure: the outside-in perspective. This refers to the level of competitive differentiation and advantage that’s desired by the leadership team. ... market research, surveys and trends

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was developed by IBM and the Global Intelligent Utility Network Coalition with the assistance of APQC. As of March 2009, it is under the stewardship of the SEI where its development and evolution is ongoing. �The Smart Grid Maturity Model is a management tool that an organization can use to appraise, guide, and improve its smart grid transformation. While the model is focused on helping an organization improve its own �smartgridness,� it can also enable the industry by providing a common language and vision of the key elements for smart grid transformation. For electric utilities, the Smart Grid Maturity Model provides a roadmap ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Best Practices in IT Portfolio Management - The Magazine - MIT ...
Most organizations struggle to demonstrate business gains from investments in information technology. New research reveals how to meet the challenges of IT portfolio management to deliver tangible results. Business executives love to hate information technology, yet IT expenditures continue to increase. In 2002, $780 billion was spent on IT in the United States alone, with IT budgets of individual companies, such as Citigroup Inc., reportedly as high as $4 billion. At the same time, accounts of wasted investments make headlines, providing fuel for IT skeptics: An estimated 68% of corporate IT projects are neither on time nor on ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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The existing power grid is critical for our way of life and cannot be shut down, overhauled, and started-back up. It needs to be modified “in-flight.” Industrial customers need to re-evaluate their cost-benefit models to include new costs and benefits arising from smart grid opportunities and risks. Smart grid and energy sustainability have received a lot of attention in recent months, and some industrial companies are quite proactive. They are integrating energy management and renewable energy sources into their operations. They are working with their local utilities to export excess power to the grid, and they are ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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Download SM3 data sheet PDF - SM3 SM3: Sustainability Management ...
Through our Sustainability Management Institute (SMI) you can leverage the SM3 model to assess your current sustainability management maturity, accelerate ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
US Department of Agriculture Enterprise Geospatial Management Office
Enterprise Geospatial Management. • Geo Capability Maturity Model. • Strategic alignment to ... Production Management Platform (Sustainability) ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Synopsis of Document RIMS Risk Maturity Model (RMM) for Enterprise ...
Enterprise Risk Management. The RIMS Risk Maturity Model can be used by chief ... Business resiliency and sustainability: This attribute assesses the extent ...
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What are the main problems Executives face in implementing ...
Using LinkedIn (2), Air Travel (1), Car and Train Travel (1), Job Search (1), Economics (1), Financial Regulation (1), Energy and Development (1), E-Commerce (1), Web Development (1) Difficult to quantify ROI unless there is support at the very top and annual budget set aside. posted 10 months ago The toughest challenge is the age-old battle of ethics versus dollars. It takes INTEGRITY and true grit to see these projects through (and I applaud those taking them on). Regardless of who provides the support (leaders must recruit needed strengths and talents regardless of title or role), the key to success lies in maintaining the ...
How do you implement continual improvement | LinkedIn Answers ...
"Continual improvement of the organization's overall performance should be a permanent objective of the organization." The question: What did you do today in your business that was an improvement over yesterday? You may want to elaborate on: How do you know good changes from bad ones? How do you promote good changes in your system? How do you measure the rate of successful improvement? How do you retain good changes? You may find the eight Quality Management Principles here: http://www.iso.org/iso/iso_catalogue/management_standards/iso_9000_iso_14000/qmp.htm posted 2 months ago in Quality Management and Standards | Closed ...