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Change Management – What’s in a Name?

Originally posted on Martin Davis' Blog:
Hands-up, which of you has named their project based on the technology being implemented? That simple act may have just sealed the failure of the project. Let me explain why……. by naming the project from the technology, it has just become an IT project (in the literal sense of…

Corporate ITs Darwinian Challenge – InformationWeek – #IT #CIO

Great article from Information Week on the lack of evolution of the Corporate IT group. Their wise advice is below: 1. Realize that corporate IT no longer has a monopoly over the technology used in the workplace from personal use to SaaS applications and cloud service providers to outsourced services. 2. Understand that they no … Continue reading

Webcast on July 3rd: Importance of Senior Leadership in Effective Change

    Thanks to everyone who attended today’s webcast. A copy of the slides can be found here: Hackett_ JDI_ Importance of Senior Leadership in Effective Change_webcast_ July 3 2014_ FINAL ________________________________________________________ I have been asked to host a webcast for Hackett Group on July 3rd, 2014 on how Senior Leadership is critical to effective change … Continue reading

What are the best ways to demonstrate IT value ~ Future of CIO

Interesting article from Pearl Zhu “What are the best ways to demonstrate IT value ~ Future of CIO“. She argues that the following points are key to demonstrating IT Value and I tend to agree, however when you dig a little deeper I have some areas of concern. Read on to see my thoughts? Do … Continue reading

Four things CIOs need to successfully lead transformational change. | Enterprise CIO Forum

A great post to get CIOs thinking about transformational change. Four things CIOs need to successfully lead transformational change. | Enterprise CIO Forum. Vision, courage, persistence and leadership are all totally key to success, without clear direction and leadership to drive relentlessly towards that end goal you will not succeed. . . . I would also … Continue reading

Are you working on the right things?

Is your IT Organisation wasting time and money on what seem like high priorities, but are not actually moving the business forward? During my years as an IT Leader I have concluded that it is very easy for people to have the right intentions but end up doing the wrong things. This is especially true … Continue reading

Do different Business Stages require different CIO Types?

How does the business stage (start-up, growth, steady state etc) relate to the type of CIO needed? And more importantly does this have a correlation to business success? Following on from my previous article on CIO Types (“What type of CIO are you?“) I wanted to explore how the type of CIO was connected to … Continue reading

Sustaining Change

Guest Post by Martin Webster. Organisations must become increasingly able to change quickly and easily. The business must be flexible yet capable of implementing and sustaining change. Change has to be built into the way businesses work. However, many organisations have problems with the way they tackle change. These problems are usually related to people, processes, systems, … Continue reading

Is change management the CIOs biggest headache?

Check out this Enterprise CIO forum short video entitled: “Is change management your biggest headache?“ __________ Also check out the associated discussion from the CIO question of the week that I was privileged to pose to the ECF members: “Projects involving IT often fail due to lack of change management. What approaches have you used … Continue reading

What approaches have you used to ensure that a change resonates with the employees?

Projects involving IT often fail due to lack of change management. What approaches have you used to ensure that a change resonates with the employees? I was recently asked to pose the CIO Question of the week on the Enterprise CIO Forum (ECF) – it would be great to have your input – the question … Continue reading

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