The Case for IT Value: A review of my favorite research

On July 27, 2017, Posted by , In Blog, By ,,,, , With No Comments

| For all of you who are regular readers of my blogs you will know that I am fairly obsessed with the notion of IT Value. This obsession stems from a belief that IT has huge potential to make our lives and organisations substantially better and that it is our…

When it Comes to Value Execution Rules

On February 18, 2017, Posted by , In Blog, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

| I consider myself to be a strategist.  I love the process of determining a goal/vision, diagnosing the current situation, understanding the gaps  and working out a plan or an approach to bringing the goal to reality.  The best part of my job is working with teams through this process,…

Persistent Problems and Conventional Thinking

On September 8, 2016, Posted by , In Blog, By ,,,, , With No Comments

I I have been thinking a lot about projects and project management lately.  Why?  Because effective project delivery is critical to delivering value from IT and as an industry we don’t do a great job of delivering our projects.  We are all aware of the statistics.  Most commentators report that…

The Problem with Projects – They Don’t Deliver Value

| Organisations are obsessed with projects.  Every year they invest millions of dollars into projects presumably with the expectation that these projects will create value for them and support them to achieve their goals and visions.  The problem is, projects seldom if ever actually deliver value and seldom if ever…