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6 Steps to Creating the Vision to Become a World-Class IT Organization

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,” said the Cat. “I don’t much care where–” said Alice. “Then it doesn’t matter which way you go,” said the Cat. “–so long as I get SOMEWHERE,” Alice added as … Continue reading

Do You Have the Right Team?

One of the most important hurdles in building a World-Class Organization is to not accept excuses from your team, or other business leaders, on whether or not to take the journey. It doesn’t matter what your starting point is – you change directions with a single step. Change is hard. Organizational change management, or the lack of … Continue reading

Developing the Strategy to be World-Class

In my previous blog, I talked about the CEB assessment that resulted in the magic quadrant shown below. Although, I don’t think all of the potentially over-allocated items are accurate, what it does display is the areas that my team and I have determined have the highest ROI to focus on. You can’t focus on … Continue reading

Anatomy of a World Class IT Organization

Does your company have a World-Class IT Organization? Unless you know what one looks like, how would you know? I mentioned in my last blog that I utilized tools from the Corporate Executive Board (CEB) that were helpful in assessing and measuring the current state of my IT organization. Regardless of how you get there, … Continue reading