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Strategy

How To Create An IT Strategy

As an IT leader, you will undoubtedly be asked by your organisation to create an IT strategy at some point. A strategy is defined as a plan of action, designed...

IT Business

Is IT Business Partnering working for you? Problems and strategies for success.

There has been a fashion in corporate IT to utilise IT Business Partnering as a way of getting ‘closer to the business’ – ensuring the IT team are working in alignment with the organisation as a whole. This is often a good model if the organisation has many diverse business areas with specific requirements and challenges. As the advance of consumer technologies removes barriers to entry and lowers investment costs for new entrants it could well be argued that in large organisations this is critical to future success, or indeed survival.

#ChangeAgents, Experiments, & Expertise in Our Exponential Era

#ChangeAgents are leaders who “illuminate the way” and manage friction of stepping outside the status quo. Anyone can be a change agent, you do not have to wait to receive formal authority to do so. We need more people willing to step outside of expectations because our world is changing rapidly, in several cases exponentially, and if all we do is meet expectations and the status quo — we will fall behind as organizations, as teams, and as societies.

Importance of “Getting Stuff Done” via Smart Networked Approaches – Part 2

If I could make one prediction for 2016, and one prediction only, it would be that networks of GSD’ers, a.k.a. positive “change agents”, will be ever-increasingly important. Networked GSD’ers will need to include human and technology nodes, to include smart algorithms and other automated approaches to help augment human abilities.

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