By Michael Krigsman on October 14, 2010
This five-point advisory list offers a great start to organizations that want to improve IT project success rates.
By Michael Krigsman on September 30, 2010
A new GAO report highlights $6.9 billion in over-budget IT projects at the Department of Defense. The report also provides excellent advice that private-sector business leaders can apply immediately.
By Michael Krigsman on September 9, 2010
The UK Department of Health (NHS) announced plans to scrap a single, nationwide health IT system, signaling an end to the “greatest IT disaster in history.”
By Vinnie Mirchandani on August 30, 2010
Mark DeSantis in the section of “consumerization of technology” in his radio interview with me commented about someone he knew at the Pentagon, (which traditionally has had early access to emerging technology) who increasingly walks the halls of the retailer, BestBuy for technology innovation ideas. The book, of course, has plenty of other technology executives […]
By Phil Fersht on August 17, 2010
Senator Charles E. Schumer, not content with ludicrous attempts to tax the US consumer for taking an offshore call, has continued his personal tirade against the use of offshore services, by pushing through legislation to add a further $2,000 tax for an H-1B visa application, and $2,250 more for an L-1 visa application.
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By Dion Hinchcliffe on August 6, 2010
It’s a story as old as the IT department: New technology arrives in the market, it makes some type of work easier to accomplish, the business asks for it, and IT reacts and delivers it. Not always however, and usually somewhat slowly. It was this way with PCs, it was this way with the Internet, […]
By Michael Krigsman on August 2, 2010
Vivek Kundra, federal Chief Information Officer, has taken new steps to raise the profile of failed IT projects within the government.
By Michael Krigsman on June 9, 2010
This drawing illustrates the inner workings of failed IT projects. You’ve got to take a look!
By Michael Krigsman on June 5, 2010
Next time an IT person helps you out, or even listens to your whining without complaint, offer to take that person to lunch. Or, at least, say thank you and really mean it.
By Vinnie Mirchandani on June 1, 2010
As Gartner gets ready to celebrate 20 years of its Symposium , senior analyst Richard Hunter bravely – and somewhat somberly – looks 20 years out. “Have I mentioned that every 20 years, the world is a completely different place? I would predict increasing fragmentation of society. I would predict that privacy will be redefined […]