As we slowly climb out of a global recession the idea of being a corporate drone is becoming less appealing. The truth is that somewhere between 7.2 to 8 million people lost their corporate-level job, most which were from large companies.
In a previous article, I discussed how the Speed of Business can often impede the management and execution of IT strategies. In this article, I’ll discuss something that often slows down your processes, which in effect pushes your processes up against your already tight timelines: Tech Purists. There are varying […]
The right implementation of information technology and systems can drastically and immediately improve a workplace. It is this quick turnaround from implementation to tangible benefits that causes many business executives to push for an equally quick implementation of these technologies. However, IT managers need to keep executives’ over zealous timelines […]
So, I am need of a recognizable icon representing Lean for my book rewrite, and of course I thought of the famous Toyota Production System “house.” (Some are now calling it the “Thinking Person’s System.) As far as I know the concept is not copyrighted, if I build my own […]
In IT, technology decisions and policies can ultimately affect and involve end-users. The CIO of NASA, Linda Cureton, argues on herblog that IT professionals live life in an IT “Flatland” where we do not always have the end user’s needs in mind. Flatland is an allusion to “Flatland: A Romance […]
Information Technology can be loosely defined as implementing technology to improve upon a business process. Many businesses fail to properly document the full procedure and scope of a business process, as many processes are generally handed down from one worker with the responsibility to others that replace them and/or others […]
SOS Open Source has been used to find and select open source web-based project management with issue-tracking and time-tracking tools to manage multiple IT projects, possibly localized in Italian (or at least open for internazionalization and localization).
Here are several excerpts from an article by Dan Woods, CTO and Editor of Evolved Technologist, The Over-Commited CTO: