Preventing IT Program Failure, Part 1: The Right Question

This is the First in a Six-Part Series on How to Prevent Failure and Accelerate Outcomes I’ve been there, done that, and gotten a lot of t-shirts. This series will be learnings and specific actions to materially increase predictability and effectiveness of achieving the right outcomes associated with technology investment. “Successful people ask better questions, […]

Dear CIO: What Year Is IT?

“Life can only be understood backward; but it must be lived forwards.” Soren Kierkegaard. Is your IT organization in 2019 or 1991? Never did the above Kierkegaard quote resonate more when listening to a millennial relay a sad story that took me back to the 1990s. This 20-something, whom I’ll call Kay, was stoically heading […]

The Ultimate IT Budget Top 5 Q&A

According to the Brookings Institute, the digital economy is growing 2.5 times faster than global GDP in 21st century. In the same article, a Deloitte survey is referenced, whereby companies who have 75% or more of their IT in various “as a Service” (Software, Infrastructure, Platform) models have moved from “reducing costs” to “accelerating innovation.” […]