By Michael Krigsman on February 16, 2010
It’s time to starting thinking about the CEO’s role in determining the success or failure of IT initiatives.
By Michael Krigsman on February 1, 2010
A research proposal to improve the IT Devil’s Triangle by quantifying responsibility for failure or success.
By Michael Krigsman on January 14, 2010
“Governance” is a badass sounding phrase that simply means establishing policies to enable consistent management by exception. But many governance initiatives are doomed to fail.
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By Michael Krigsman on January 13, 2010
Communication gaps are probably responsible for more failed projects than any other reason; it’s a tough problem to solve.
By Michael Krigsman on January 7, 2010
How does one create small systems that address similar requirements as large ones? It’s a basic matter we need to consider.
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By Phil Wainewright on January 5, 2010
Continuing my review of emerging trends that are going to be big in 2010, here’s one that I suspect will be a defining theme for IT throughout the coming decade. In one of my favorite postings of 2009 back in September, I called this trend The democratization of IT. Developing those thoughts over the past […]
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By Vinnie Mirchandani on December 31, 2009
CIO Magazine has issued its annual “State of the CIO” set of reports (registration required) In a survey of 600 CIOs in its Executive Council, 34% of CIOs are classified as “function heads” – only 4% of them were focused…
By Michael Krigsman on December 29, 2009
Dilbert shows us a great example of poor alignment between IT and the lines of business.
By Jason Busch on December 7, 2009
Over on Horses for Sources, Phil Fersht recently added fuel to the
argumentative fire that IT is becoming less and less relevant inside
many organizations. In this post, he suggests that IT outsourcing, the
primary reason behind the rebound …
By Jason Wood on December 3, 2009
Image by digital_monkey via Flickr This year has been an exercise in patience in many ways. The market fell to near catastrophic lows in March and many were questioning the very financial underpinnings of our society, and now less than…