Making IT Sexy Again

IT for People, Not People for IT

Part One of the Breakthrough Series Imagine a project in which everyone understands their role, they know what success looks like, and they’re working synchronously to achieve results. A project that is fully supported by the executive level and where the business actually understands and embraces the value the project will provide. We have seen…

Just Because You Build It, Doesn’t Mean They’ll Come

Do you struggle to get people to use online service catalog? You are not alone! Driving user adoption can be challenging. Today, for many organizations the value of service catalog is elusive and even when implemented successfully, its full value is not realized. Please watch this webinar and let us know what you think.  

Moving beyond the process of Change

SCENE 4, MIDMORNING, BACK FROM A QUICK BREAK, FADE IN: IT is sitting on the couch, calm and a little tired.  The session continues. Doctor: When you called last night you seemed very concerned. IT: Sure, last night I walked into the room and I could immediately tell that the business was mad.  Afraid, I…

Creative Enterprise Architecture

Last week I discussed why Enterprise Architecture frameworks matter. This week I would like everyone to think out of the box, and come up with ideas to make Enterprise Architecture (EA) sexy. Are we still promoting Enterprise Architecture the same way we were told to 30 years ago? It’s time to change! Creativity or Innovation? The Harvard…

Visible Impact: Gaining visibility into Change

SCENE 2, MIDMORNING, FADE IN: Frustrated, IT sits down, mumbling under its breath. IT: Huh?! what do you expect me to have a crystal ball? Doctor: What’s that I can’t hear you; what’s wrong? (IT speaks up) IT: I don’t understand what they want me to do.  How was I supposed to know?  I am…

The Dilemma: Communicating IT Business Value

SCENE 1, MID-AFTERNOON, FADE IN: IT walks through the door after a checkpoint meeting and sits on the couch. Doctor: What brings you to my office today? IT: I think the business might be leaving me for a younger, slimmer, sexier, IT alternative. Doctor: You didn’t see it coming?  I’m not surprised, many don’t. They…