IT Can’t Please Everyone

Sorry to break it to you this way. It’s a fact of life: IT cannot complete its work faster than the business can think of it. The dependence on IT is growing exponentially, priorities shift constantly, and new opportunities come up daily. The gap between expectations of IT and its capacity is often widened by those executives who… Read more

What Does Talent Management Have to Do With IT_ Everything

What Does Talent Management Have to Do With IT? Everything.

As a leader at an IT organization, your first priority is successfully developing your IT product or services. Yet you might find yourself hindered by poor performing programs, or employees who are ill equipped to execute your vision. One way to infer that your organization isn’t spending the time and effort necessary on talent management… Read more

9 Symptoms of a Bad IT Project Sponsor

Tweet: 9 Symptoms of a Bad IT Project Sponsor #ITProjects #ProjectManagement The right project sponsor can make or break the success of a project, so it’s important to know upfront whether your sponsor truly supports your project. Think you may have a problem sponsor? Here are a few symptoms that indicate you do:

IT Portfolio Management and the Squeaky Wheel Effect

We’ve all seen it: “the squeaky wheel gets the grease.” This idiom has become synonymous with the idea that, in any organization, the person who complains, bellows, shouts, and stomps their feet the loudest will be first to get attention. Squeaky-wheel types aren’t necessarily negative or harmful. Some Squeaky Wheels are simply annoying. Some have… Read more