By Brian Sommer on May 30, 2010
Skeptical CIOs need re-assuring from Cloud SaaS vendors – What are some of the questions they’re needing more guidance with?
Posted in Featured Posts, Trends & Concepts | Tagged CIO, Cloud Computing, Emerging Technologies, Information technology, Managed Hosting, Management, SaaS, software as a service, Software As A Service (SaaS), strategy | 1 Response
By Michael Krigsman on May 13, 2010
Information technology projects in the state and federal government tend to be large, complicated, and expensive. Effective collaboration and cross-boundary communication are key drivers of success for these large projects. Certain programs mandated by the government, such as electronic medical records and health information exchange, are particularly susceptible to failure induced by poor communication and […]
By Sadagopan on April 21, 2010
C.K.Prahalad : The name resonates with different people – Business, Entrepreneurs, Management thinkers, Co-Authors, Consultants, Management Students, Government workers – in many different ways. For CK, perspective in most of what he had done has essentially come out of discussing, debating, working, observing and challenging with everyone around him. His belief in the early 1990s […]
By Brian Sommer on April 7, 2010
With every IT shop vying for a low-cost leader prize during this recession, a change in IT strategy may be needed soon. But what will your new strategy be? Customer intimate? Product innovator? Process excellent?
By Vinnie Mirchandani on April 5, 2010
“These pages are filled with incredible examples of passionate entrepreneurs, established leaders, and multinational companies, innovatively leveraging technology to tackle big problems, “grand challenges,” related to health, hunger, and natural disasters–and of course, information technology. As Mirchandani says, “it’s time for AND not OR”. Read on; be inspired. I’m looking forward to enjoying the future […]
By Michael Coté on March 31, 2010
If you’re in the market for hammers and silver-bullets, simplicity is a pretty good one.
By Michael Krigsman on March 23, 2010
Over the past several years, our understanding of IT failure has evolved and deepened. It’s now time to start a new dialog focused on opportunity and success.
By Michael Krigsman on March 1, 2010
Gridlock and denial, both related to lack of consensus among team members, are among the most significant and common problems on many IT projects.
Posted in Trends & Concepts | Tagged CIO issues, Consensus, denial, enterprise software, gridlock, Information technology, IT issues, project management, Project strategy, Project team, Standing Ovation Problem, sugarcrm | 1 Response
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 Naomi Bloom on February 22, 2010
In my 2/9/2010 post, I announced that I would be publishing my strategic HRM delivery systems planning methodology on this blog, so I thought I’d better get started. Although there’s a very geeky set of materials to guide me on these projects, I call the version of my methodology intended for clients, “follow the yellow […]
Posted in Trends & Concepts | Tagged Economy of scale, Follow The Yellow Brick Road, HR Tech, HRM, HRM Software, HRMDS, HRO, Information technology, Management, methodology, Strategic HRM, Strategic HRMDS Planning, Yellow Brick Road | 2 Responses