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What’s Behind the Frosty Relationships Between Business and IT?

Image by Andrew Becraft, CC license. Business people complain their IT team is understaffed, uncooperative, slow, and deploys lousy systems. IT claims business people are disorganized, unwilling to learn, bossy and never available. Such is the just-under-the-surface functional rivalry that regularly plays out every day in many organizations, a tiff that delays and sometimes stops […]

The One Minute Technology Manager – Ask Questions

The welling up of excitement around the idea of acquiring new systems is palpable in companies; the feeling is that action is being taken to move the enterprise forward. ¬†And it’s hard to be the skeptic in the room, but you must, if you are to be a successful manager of technology. One of your […]