IT PEOPLE – Getting the Structure Right

IT PEOPLE – Getting the Structure Right

“Every company has two organizational structures: The formal one is written on the charts; the other is the everyday relationship of the men and women in the organization.” – Howard S Geneen   Last week I opened a discussion focused on demand and resource...
IT People – Doing too much with too little

IT People – Doing too much with too little

The “P” in PM is as much about People Management as it is about Project Management. – Cornelius Fichtner  We’ve all heard the overused phrase “Do more with less.”  The road is only so wide.  It is a real conundrum. In an attempt to drive profitability, companies need...
Confidence – The Enemy of Fear

Confidence – The Enemy of Fear

 “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’” – Eleanor Roosevelt  There is...
Leading through IT Decisions

Leading through IT Decisions

“IT governance is the responsibility of executives and the board of directors, and consists of leadership, organizational structures, and processes that ensure that the enterprise’s IT sustains and extends the organization’s strategies and objectives.”- IT...
What does it take to be an IT Leader?

What does it take to be an IT Leader?

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader” – John Quincy Adams  What is leadership?  If you go to the dictionary, the explanation is quite simple:  lead·er·ship /ˈlēdərˌSHip/ noun noun: leadership the...