1. Peter Presland-Byrne

    About: Peter Presland-Byrne

    Peter Presland-Byrne is a leader in enterprise architecture and technology business management. Peter has worked in a number of senior leadership roles within the financial and mortgage industries, including Freddie Mac, Bank of America and Countrywide Financial. He has over 20 years of experience in delivering agile technology solutions to enable business growth and profitability, with experience in enterprise architecture, software management, technology strategy, and systems modernization and simplification

Identify and Eliminate Waste in Your IT Environment

Today’s IT leaders are struggling to find ways to direct money and resources to the most value-driven IT efforts. That effort is complicated by IT budgets that are broken up into two primary categories: operational costs and capital costs – aka “Opex” and “Capex.” These categories may be useful for financial planning purposes, but they…

How IT Leaders Can Hold Vendors Accountable For Outcomes

If you’ve ever bought anything requiring a significant investment, then you’ve likely experienced the pre-sale courtship followed by the post-sale cold shoulder. During the sales process, the sales team is responsive, helpful, and solicitous. You get the impression that you’re beginning a relationship, not just buying a product. Then the sale is completed, and suddenly…

Leverage Data to Make Informed Business Decisions

Data about your company’s technology environment can be your greatest ally. It can help direct scarce resources, depict progress toward a strategic goal, or convince the board to invest in a specific area. Without data, you’re working off instinct, keeping your fingers crossed during change related incidents, and trying to justify investment needs with anecdotes…

Why a Bad Software Deployment Is Worse Than Doing Nothing

When companies deploy a new software solution, they do so because they believe it will solve a growing problem, create a new capability, or drive efficiency. Part of your organization’s success may hinge on an effective deployment. If it goes well, that’s great. But if it doesn’t – well, you’re probably worse off than if…