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...
Empathy – The Bedrock of Leadership

Empathy – The Bedrock of Leadership

“No one cares how much you know until they know how much you care.” ― Theodore Roosevelt   My career in leadership started in 1980 when I was asked to take on the role of the Lead Technical Support Analyst in “Data Processing” at a custom manufacturing company in the...
Integrity as if Your Success Depends on it.

Integrity as if Your Success Depends on it.

“The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower   Great quote!   What 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...