“Most successful IT leaders recognize that as we grow as leaders, we must be willing to let go of our need to be experts. Expertise can change from an asset to a liability very quickly. 168 more words
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Cost Optimization and Creative Sourcing
By John Oborn
IT organizations of all sizes are often, if not always faced with limited resources. Frequently most limited are skilled staff to support increasing business demand together with the rapid pace of technology change and advancement. 478 more words
As organizations seek to not simply corral data, but apply it strategically across the business, analytics experts are making their way into the C-suite.
The C-suite may need a bigger boardroom. 106 more words
We hear an awful lot about the new IT forces for change, often referred to a SMAC – Social, Mobile, Analytics, Cloud. We also hear that we are in the “Age of the Customer”, others also refer to the “Age of Context” and we are hearing a lot of hype about the “Internet of Things” and the “Internet of Everything”. 589 more words
Shadow IT: Is it a failure of leadership?
Gartner defines shadow IT as the presence of “IT devices, software and services outside the ownership or control of IT organizations.” From Gartner’s definition, one can deduce that the lack of control is the key parameter being used to assess the shadowiness, however, the ownership debate no longer suffices due to the various bring your own initiatives within organisations. 755 more words
Why should I read this?
This presentation describes a best in class approach to managing your projects so as to avoid wild guesses or assumptions that lead to inaccurate planning, disappointment, failed prtojects and damage to the reputation of the IT Department. 249 more words