If there is an underutilized software package in your organization, and if you’re listening, you’ll likely hear a complaint or two about it. These complaints are symptoms that, if undiagnosed, will fuel negativity and friction.Read More
We came across an interesting infographic produced by Bain recently and we couldn’t agree more with their strategies for addressing these IT challenges! Take a look:Read More
For years, consultants have been recommending tighter alignment between IT and business strategy. At a high level, it makes perfect sense. But when you begin to peel back the various layers of organizational complexity, aligning IT with the needs of the business becomes a more complicated exercise.
In order to optimize the alignment of IT and business strategy, organizations must understand the discrete business capabilities that the IT architecture is intended to enhance, and build accordingly. At the same time, the IT architecture needs to be able to adapt as the business changes.Read More
*For every single Abraic client engagement over the past 20 years, a lack of effective governance has been one of the first issues we identify and resolve.
When IT assets (e.g. software, hardware, or XaaS) are underutilized, underperforming, or underwhelming the business, the root cause of the problem is almost always ownership.
Consider an underperforming asset at your company. Is the department managing the technology the same department that paid for it?
Typically, IT assets are not purchased by IT.Read More