Tag Archives: Project Management

4 Steps to Improving IT Value Realization

Improving IT value realization is clearly top of mind for many executives these days. Sadly, IT value realization is more of a focus among CEO’s and CFO’s than it appears it is for CIO’s. The reasons I am hearing for the interest … Continue reading

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Book Review: Statistical Techniques for Project Control

Statistical Techniques for Project Control (Industrial Innovation Series) by Adedeji Badiru and Tina Kovach is a powerful resource for CIO’s, PMO’s, product developers, and senior leaders of all stripes. What makes Statistical Techniques for Project Control so useful for all functional leaders … Continue reading

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IT Governance and the LMS – Who Owns Your LMS

IT Governance and the LMS – Who Owns Your LMS continues an explanation of IT Governance using a scenario involving an LMS. That scenario was presented in the first post IT Governance and the LMS – Principles of IT Governance. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Making Technology Investments Profitable

Making Technology Investments Profitable: ROI Road Map from Business Case to Value Realization is a book about maximizing the true value of IT projects and technology investments. Unlike so many other books on CIO and IT success, Jack Keen focuses on the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Chief Information Officer’s Body of Knowledge

The Chief Information Officer’s Body of Knowledge: People, Process, and Technology is a most interesting collection of insights and ideas worthy of a place in any CIO office. Collection is the right word since The Chief Information Officer’s Body of Knowledge is a … Continue reading

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6-Step Cloud Adoption Strategy to Maximize ROI

Here is a 6-step cloud adoption strategy that should go a long way towards a successful transition into cloud services that maximizes ROI. This cloud adoption strategy is also intended to help CIO’s demonstrate their business leadership by thinking more … Continue reading

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Book Review Web-Based and Traditional Outsourcing

Web-Based and Traditional Outsourcing by Vivek Sharma and Varun Sharma published by Infosys and CRC Press far exceeded my expectations and is definitely a recommended read for nearly all managers, but especially those in procurement, product development, IT, and anyone working … Continue reading

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President Obama Just Crushed Your College’s Strategic Plan Now What

Did you catch President Obama’s State of the Union address earlier this week? The one where he crushed your college’s strategic plan. In case you were busy and haven’t yet seen any of the analysis in the news let me … Continue reading

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Mid-Year Performance Status: CIO 12 Tasks Of Christmas

Today, December 1st marks the pivotal time for CIO’s. It’s time to check performance on your current plan and make any mid-year adjustments. It is also a time for CIO’s to begin laying a foundation for your FY13 agenda. Higher education … Continue reading

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Does Vivek Kundra Deserve CIO Superstar Status?

Vivek Kundra’s popularity continues to be a bit of a mystery to me. As the first US Federal CIO Vivek Kundra appointed by President Obama, Kundra began the process of shaping a public policy for the use of technology in … Continue reading

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