Monthly Archives: November 2011

10 Things to be Thankful for in IT

I was quite thankful for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, both for the family time and the downtime. The downtime was especially appreciated as I had a cold from which to recover. Of course, being thankful while being miserable from a … Continue reading

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Delivering Efficiency and Cost Reduction: Long Terms Tactics Wrapup

In the last several posts we have covered how you should deliver IT cost reductions with long term tactics that also enable you to build capability and capacity.  If executed well, you will also yield some longer term benefits such … Continue reading

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Delivering Efficiency and Cost Reduction: Long term tactics II

We have spend the past several weeks covering how to deliver efficiency and cost reduction in IT, and particularly how to do it while maintaining or improving your capabilities. In my last post we discussed some two long terms tactics … Continue reading

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Not Quite Y2K for IT, But Prepare for the London Olympics

Today in a quick conversation with a colleague we discussed the importance of preparing for the London Olympics for those firms serving markets that will be affected by the Olympics. In addition to the expected transportation crunch around London, there … Continue reading

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Delivering Efficiency and Cost Reduction: Long term tactics

We have spend the past several weeks covering how to deliver efficiency and cost reduction in IT, and particularly how to do it while maintaining or improving your capabilities. In my last post we discussed what are some of the … Continue reading

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Delivering Efficiency and Cost Reductions: Industry Trends and Impacts

Over the past two weeks, I covered how you should deliver IT cost reductions in the near term. And if executed well, you will also yield some longer term benefits such as a better workforce balance or elimination of redundant … Continue reading

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Delivering Efficiency and Cost Reductions: Long term approach

In the last 4 posts we have covered how you should deliver IT cost reductions in the near term. And if executed well, you will also yield some longer term benefits such as a better workforce balance or elimination of … Continue reading

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