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Digital Business - the new reality!

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

IT Leadership

Shadow IT: Is it a failure of leadership?

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

IT Strategy

Business Relationship Management with Boxing Gloves!

I love teaching the Business Relationship Management Professional® (BRMP®) course! They say that the best way to learn is to teach, and I always learn from my course participants. 458 more words

Business Relationship Management

Don't Commit before you Define - A Two Stage approach to #ProjectManagement #CIO

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

IT Leadership

Business Relationship Manager Titles--Does Size Matter?

Once again, I received an interesting question from a reader that prompted a post. Here’s the question:

My BRM organization is going through leveling and restructuring.

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IT Management

Corporate ITs Darwinian Challenge - InformationWeek - #IT #CIO

Great article from Information Week on the lack of evolution of the Corporate IT group. Their wise advice is below:

1. Realize that corporate IT no longer has a monopoly over the technology used in the workplace from personal use to SaaS applications and cloud service providers to outsourced services. 108 more words

Reposted Articles

Organizational Change Management in the Real World

As part of the journey to become World Class at Schuff Steel, we committed to improving our organizational change management program and methodology. Organizational Change Management is a high priority because of the impact we knew it would have to the organization. 473 more words