Here’s What’s Really Wrong With IT And How To Fix It

No holding back this time, I’m just going to let it all come out. I just got done reading my 1,000th article on how to improve an IT department and it was as worthless as most of the others that I’ve read. For way too long I’ve been listening to gurus, consultants, and other so-called … Read moreHere’s What’s Really Wrong With IT And How To Fix It

Are You A Stuck-In-The-Mud CIO? Here’s How To Save Your Career

Most CIOs that say that their departments have become “a part of the company’s strategic planning process” are just flat out lying. In reality, CIOs are struggling to change how they are viewed in the company and likewise how everyone who works for them is viewed. Sounds like we all need some guidance here. Current … Read moreAre You A Stuck-In-The-Mud CIO? Here’s How To Save Your Career

Breakthrough IT Strategy: Take A New “Path” To Success

Businesses today spent roughly 5% of their gross revenue on IT and end up with very little to show for it. A couple of very bright guys over at the Harvard Business School (David Upton and Bradley Staats) have come up with a new approach to Enterprise IT Projects. They started their research from Eric … Read moreBreakthrough IT Strategy: Take A New “Path” To Success

Can Microsoft Profit From Having Steve Ballmer Take Total Control?

The news is a bit old by now; however, it’s still a big deal that Steve Ballmer has finally taken full control of Microsoft now that Bill Gates has officially stepped down. I believe that Microsoft employs over 100,000 staff and so Steve has got his hands full trying to find a way (or ways) … Read moreCan Microsoft Profit From Having Steve Ballmer Take Total Control?

From Plumber To Partner: How IT Can Become Part Of A Company’s Success

Current industry wisdom estimates that companies end up spending 5% – 10% of their gross revenue on all things related to Information Technology. Ouch! That means for every $1M in revenue, the IT cost could reach up to $100,000. You do the math! In a recent article in Baseline magazine, Cary Westmark who is the … Read moreFrom Plumber To Partner: How IT Can Become Part Of A Company’s Success