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The Question Every Project Team Should Answer

Many projects fail because they are launched without a clearly articulated reason why they’re being pursued. Exploring the four dimensions of a compelling “why statement” can improve a project’s chances of success. 144 more words

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Integrations Standard – The Time Has Come

Fifty-four third party integrations to core; what does this number mean? This number represents:

  • 54 separate IT projects that include hours upon hours of IT resources…
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When an IT Project “Goes Red”

Declaring to your whole company that the project everyone is excited about is in trouble can be demoralizing. But it’s exactly what can turn things around, says a recent article on MIT SMR –  58 more words

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Make Transparency a Core Competency |@HellerSearch @CIOMentors

Great article from Joe Topinka on bridging the divide between IT and other business areas. Well worth a read.

He urges IT to “reach across the chasm” and not to wait for the other business areas to make the first move. 23 more words

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Are You a Technology Expert or a Leader? @MarthaHeller @IfYouWillLead

“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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IT Outside the Box

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

IT Leadership

Chief analytics officer: The ultimate big data job?

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