By Phil Fersht on June 9, 2010
1) Which country, promoting its datacenter capabilities, do these fine gentlemen represent?
2) Can you identify this statesmen of the BPO industry (I’d just finished speaking, so forgive him his 40 winks…)
By Michael Krigsman on June 8, 2010
System integrator, EDS, agreed to pay UK-based broadcaster British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) a total of Â£318 million ($460.3 million) to settle its lawsuit over a failed CRM project.
By Michael Krigsman on June 2, 2010
A wise old soothsayer once said: "The reasons for project failure are more numerous than grains of sand in the desert." Here are 5 reasons many projects don’t succeed.
By Zoli Erdos on April 22, 2010
Emerging Enterprise 2.0 Consultancy the Dachis Group has just acquired The 2.0 Adoption Council. I have mixed feelings about the deal. On one hand I am happy for Susan Scrupski, fellow Enterprise Irregular and E2.0 evangelist / thought leader. On the other hand I would have preferred to see the Council remain independent – I’ve […]
Posted in Trends & Concepts | Tagged 2.0 Adoption Council, Adoption Council, Consulting, council, dachis, Dachis Group, e20, Enterprise 2.0, Enterprise Irregulars, independence, ngenera, peer-to-peer group, Razorfish, roll-up business, Susan Scrupski
By Susan Scrupski on April 6, 2010
The Council frequently conducts Q&A teleconference call-ins with e20 gurus. The calls are very casual, but are always illuminating and worth the 60-minute investment for everyone who shows up. Last week’s guru Q&A was with Jeff Dachis, head of The Dachis Group here in Austin.
As I listened to Jeff’s preamble about who he was and where […]
Posted in Business | Tagged Altimeter Group, austin, Burton Group, Consulting, Dachis Group, Dion Hinchcliffe, Dot-com bubble, Enterprise 2.0, gartner, Gil Yehuda. Altimeter Group, Headshift, Mike Gotta, Oliver Marks, Sameer Patel, social business design, Social Spring, The Dachis Group
By Michael Krigsman on March 8, 2010
Further explorations on assigning blame for IT failures.
Posted in Business | Tagged Bermuda Triangle, Business, CIO issues, Complex systems, Consulting, Cultural issues, Governance, IT issues, Malcolm Gladwell, Project strategy, Vendor relationships | 2 Responses
By Michael Krigsman on February 24, 2010
Prima donnas — folks whose apparent skill is matched only by their poor attitude and arrogance — are a plague we tolerate only out of necessity.
Posted in Business, Featured Posts | Tagged CIO issues, Consulting, Cultural issues, Human Capital Management, Human resources, Information technology, IT issues, Management, Prima donna, project management, Team, Team Management, Workforce Management | 3 Responses
By Sandy Kemsley on February 24, 2010
Not surprisingly, this conference is as much or more about the cultural aspects of LSS as the techniques and tools, and Jason Schulist of DTE Energy (a US utility company) gave a presentation on their continuous improvement journey. They’ve been at LSS for more than 10 years, starting with Kaizen in 1998, moving into Six […]
By Brian Sommer on February 17, 2010
Not every freelancer is one by choice. The economy has thrust millions into the freelance economy. Technology can help some of them but what about the inadvertent freelancer? Who’s helping them?
Posted in Trends & Concepts | Tagged Business Services, Consulting, Current Affairs, Elance, Employment, Freelancer, Marketplaces, oDesk, Professional Services, Selling Professional Services, Sourcing, Think About IT | 2 Responses
By Brian Sommer on February 16, 2010
Few firms ever really tell you how to get ahead. Even those that do often leave out some critical information. If you’re lucky enough to get a job offer these days – read this post.