Windows 8 Migration Tips for Small Businesses

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last few months, you’ve seen the announcement of the release of Windows 8 from Microsoft. For individuals purchasing a new computer you’ll most likely be forced to buy one that has Windows 8 installed.  This may cause some consternation at first with having to learn a … Read more Windows 8 Migration Tips for Small Businesses

Links for Nov 18 2012

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Change Trumps Technology Quote: So, do I think your organization should be advancing into the digital/social media world? Absolutely. But you’d better FIRST build your organizational capacity to change your own management to meet the needs of today’s environment. That’s what gets you into the playoffs–and digital acumen is what puts you on top. Big … Read more Links for Nov 18 2012

Links for February 19 2012

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The Triple Constraint They DON’T Teach You In Project Management School by Timothy Johnson on carpe factum Quote: An experienced project manager will size up the trade-offs needed to complete the project. You try to do too much (rigor) in an immature (ability) organization with an unyielding culture and… oops. Try to do too little … Read more Links for February 19 2012

Links for January 22 2012

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The Danger of Imitation by Kevin Eikenberry Quote: Observe and learn from others who have been where you are going. But don’t lose yourself on that journey. Who you are is far too important for that. It’s Always About Leadership by Art Petty on Management Excellence Quote: If you’ve been given the responsibility and the … Read more Links for January 22 2012

Driving transformation with IT starts with transforming IT

This post sponsored by the Enterprise CIO Forum and HP. I was just perusing the Enterprise CIO Forum and noticed the video of Canadian Pacific’s CIO Heather Campbell titled Canadian Pacific CIO transforms IT function.  In the video, the CIO describes the transformation if the Canadian Pacific IT group and their long road from an ‘under-performing’ group that was … Read more Driving transformation with IT starts with transforming IT

Available does not equal best

This post sponsored by the Enterprise CIO Forum and HP. Note: I love technology…believe me I do.  I just really liked this photo 🙂 I Just finished reading Implementing new technologies for the right reasons over on the Enterprise CIO Forum.  The article, written by Martin Davis of Canada’s J D Irving Ltd, provides a nice reminder in today’s technology driven … Read more Available does not equal best

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