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IT’s complex cloud opportunity

I think we all recognize the permanence of the cloud by now. It tops many IT strategic roadmaps, because it impacts the technology organization and the business. It is a powerful enabler of both people and of digital initiatives. And the analyst-forecasted growth in...

The link between business transformation and culture

Authored by by JT McCormickIn an often-sourced issue of Business Transformation edition of Raconteur magazine, there is this infographic by HATCH Analytics that is appended to a small article called “Building Change Culture with Generation Y”. I was reminded of both...

What’s Wrong with Lift-and-Shift?

For that quick win, lift-and-shift – moving a system from its current, non-Cloud location to a Cloud provider with essentially no change to its design – can be ideal. It can show a business department that IT is highly responsive to requests, and keep functionality in...

When offshoring makes sense – and when it doesn’t

The onshore versus offshore resource debate compares apples and oranges. Most IT decision makers already understand the tradeoffs of working with a team several time zones away for the sake of speed and thrift. Those same IT enterprise decisions are often less clear,...

When Everyone is in the Room; UX is Agile (and Better)

In the consulting world, UX and engineering have a tendency to be delineated. I often see companies hire a UX specialist or “design only” firm that offers UX consulting services to support their efforts and relay their consultation, essentially, to another group of...