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PF2

Head

PF2

Section

Language

I Didnt Mean What You Heard
What is a System
What is an Enterprise
What is Transformation

Overview

Companies
Pragmatic EC
Books and Training

Training

Toolkit Overview
Toolkit
Pragmatic Publishing Platform
Theory or Practice
Reading Approach
Licensing

What is Pragmatism

Effectiveness
Efficiency
Quality Time
Fundamentals
Thinking
Sustainability
Empowerment

Context

Section

Ontologies

Enterprise

Paradigm Shift
DOTS
Board Structure
Department Mapping
Department Percentages

Structural

MACE
Relationships

Transformational

MAGMA

Framework

EMMA
Composition

Frameworks

Coverage
X Frameworks
Connecting the DOTS
Direction
Operating Model
Operation
Operating Model
Transformation
Operating Model
Support
Operating Model

POET and PEAF

Relationships
Influences
Versions

Appendix

Section
Background
The Author
Keypoints
Sources and Resources
Tail

PF2

The Pragmatic Family of Frameworks

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Who Created The Pragmatic Family of Frameworks?

A simple man.

My career began at the age of 16 in 1978 as an Electrical and Electronic Apprentice with Marconi Radar Systems (Blackbird Road, Leicester, UK) At that time I was really into electronics and had been playing with little circuits for a few years. It was really exciting. I spent my time between college and “The Factory” where I got the chance to work in many different departments. It was really exciting. Around 1980 I ended up in a Department (New Parks, Leicester UK) called TEPIGEN (TElevision PIcture GENerator) who had built the visual system for a ship simulator. Six million Pounds of custom built hardware (that had less processing power than the CPU in the phone that’s in your pocket) consisting mainly of four racks of “Picture Processors” (Motorola 68000s) driven by a PDP11. It was really exciting. The output was on three channels each delivering 40 degrees field of view which drove three large Barco projectors. Interestingly at one point there were black speckles that kept appearing on the displays, moving about in random patterns and appearing and disappearing in the same apparently random fashion. After months of software and hardware investigation the problem was identified. It was a test Radar across the apron from where our Portacabins where located that was spraying us periodically with microwaves! It was really exciting.

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Questions to ponder...

What are the MBTI, DISC and Belbin profiles of the people in your Enterprise?

Do they all suit their roles?

Have you ever found someone to be a “difficult person” or a “loose cannon”?

If so, did their MBTI/DISC/Belbin profile taken into account?

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