Strategy. That one word can send shudders through many folks. That one word has made millions and millions for consulting companies and consultants. Can you answer the question “what’s your strategy?” Can everyone within your organization? If I were to talk to the front-line workers in your organization and ask them “what’s your strategy?”, will … Read more What’s your strategy?
Gene asks “Is Cloud Computing part of your Strategic Plan?” While Gene’s question is a fair one, I have to ask a much simpler question….do you have a technology strategic plan? Or at the very least, do you discuss technology and/or IT in your organization’s strategic plan? I know its a simple question….but its an … Read more Do you have a technology strategy?
I asked the following question on LinkedIn earlier this week and received some very insightful responses: What are the top challenges in IT organization’s today? In reading the various magazines, blogs and websites out there (CIO.com, etc) on the subject, I’ve come to the conclusion that there are many many issues facing IT groups today. … Read more Information Technology Challenges
Mike Schaffner posted an interesting article titled “Hiring the Right / Wrong IT People to Achieve Alignment” in which he pointed at a recent article by Dr. George E. Strouse titled “Are You Hiring the Wrong IT Staff to Achieve Your Alignment Goals?” that appeared on CIO.com. Check both articles out. An excerpt from Dr. … Read more Aligning Business and Technology with People
This is an excerpt of a paper I wrote while working on my MBA. To read the entire article, download the PDF “The Strategic use of Human Resources.” One concept that emerged in the late twentieth century that calls for a strategic partnership with HR is the concept called Strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM). SHRM … Read more The Strategic use of Human Resources