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July, 2016

  • It’s All About Trust
    Why trust is the most important part of any relationship — business or personal — and how to build a trusting relationship.
  • IT Marriage Counseling
    The partnership between IT and the business is like a marriage, and subject to many of the same issues that affect marriage.  Sometimes marriage counseling is a good way to solve those issues.
  • Logic isn’t always the Logical Choice
    The style you use for persuasion should depend on how someone wants to be persuaded.

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January, 2009

  • IT Alignment is Simple, Part 2
    Part 2 of a two-part solution to your business/IT alignment problems. Focuses on budget transparency and IT Alignment FAQs.

December, 2008

  • IT Alignment is Simple
    Part 1 of a two-part solution to your business/IT alignment problems. Defines IT Alignment and tells you how to achieve it.

November, 2008

October, 2008

September, 2008

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June, 2008

May, 2008

  • 15 Career Mistakes
    Here are fifteen popular ways to screw up your career in IT. How many of them have you tried?

April, 2008

  • Questioning IT Realignment
    Centralizing IT is often done as a cost-saving measure. Here’s an answer to a reader question about consequences.

March, 2008

  • How to Help Your Help Desk
    In the battle for better IT, your Help Desk is fighting on the front lines. Here’s how you can help them.

February, 2008

January, 2008

December, 2007

  • How to Stop a Runaway Project
    A runaway project is like a runaway car on a mountain road – both require drastic action if they’re going to be stopped.

November, 2007

October, 2007

  • 10 Reasons You Need an IT Architect
    You wouldn’t construct a major office building without an architect, so why do you think that putting together a major system is any different?

September, 2007

  • How Do you Talk to a CIO?
    It’s an interesting question, partly because of the answer and partly because of the question itself.

August, 2007

July, 2007

June, 2007

  • How to Organize IT
    The best answer for your company or organization depends on these factors.

May, 2007

April, 2007

March, 2007

  • How to Fail as a CIO
    The awful truth about being a CIO is that there are a lot more ways to fail than to succeed.

February, 2007

January, 2007

December, 2006

November, 2006

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December, 2005

November, 2005

October, 2005

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August, 2005

July, 2005

  • IT Lessons from a Waitress
    A bad experience in a restaurant can teach us a few things about the way that IT organizations relate to their customers.

June, 2005

May, 2005

April, 2005

March, 2005

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January, 2005

December, 2004

November, 2004

October, 2004

September, 2004

August, 2004

July, 2004

  • Why ROI Isn’t Working
    Return on Investment (ROI) is probably the best known project ranking tool, but it’s a poor basis for project decisions.

June, 2004

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July, 2003

June, 2003

  • IT Doesn’t Matter?
    If you believe a recent Harvard Business Review article, “IT Doesn’t Matter.” Here’s an alternate view on the subject.

May, 2003

April, 2003

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