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Shadow IT: Friend or Foe?

Every now and again, I see articles, posts and comments about “Shadow IT“, nearly always cast as a negative phenomenon–something to be avoided, challenged, even eliminated. 796 more words

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Fostering Business-IT Convergence - Business Relationship Manager as a Synchronicity Coach

The more I teach, the more I learn!  Last week I wrote about the boxing metaphor for Business Relationship Management–a metaphor that surfaced during a recent onsite… 419 more words

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Scrum: Twice the Work in Half the Time--Really? Part 1

This post was inspired by my recent read of the book, “Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time” by Jeff Sutherland, co-creator of the Scrum Project Management method. 702 more words

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Mergers and Acquisitions: Why they can't work without IT

Companies want to grow in order to secure their market position and so they merge with or take over other companies. However, what most people forget is how the success of such transactions is linked to the IT infrastructure. 533 more words


COPS: In Kommunikationsdienstleistungen schlummert enormes Potenzial

Mehr Flexibilität, verbesserte technologische und operative Performance und um 20 Prozent geringere IT-Kosten: Laut Gartner können Unternehmen beim optimalen Einsatz von Communication Outsourcing und Professional Services (COPS) nur profitieren. 293 more words


As-a-Service-Lösungen nutzen in 5 Schritten

Die Nutzung Cloud-basierter Lösungen nimmt zu. Um diese aber mit den Geschäftszielen in Einklang zu bringen, muss ihre Integration gut durchdacht sein. Fünf Schritte sind dafür unerlässlich. 829 more words