Listen to Understand – Not Simply to Reply

I have worked for a few organizations where the concept of the CEO was to help customers improve their business by understanding their business and business needs, create solutions via services […]

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Testing DR/BC: What’s the Point?

All too often, organizations that do have Business Continuity Plans (BCP) in place rarely test them.  Those that do, go through a typical tabletop exercise.  Organizations that have Disaster Recovery […]

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Eating your own Cooking – NSA example

Many have been jumping on the bandwagon of criticism for both sides of the issue of the Snowden leaks. Discussions are flying around LinkedIn and other sites about who is […]

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Closing the Chasm

I was recently following a discussion on LinkedIn about what Law Firm staff should do to help IT. There were many responses over a period of three months. One response […]

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LET’S NOT LOSE OURSELVES IN IT

Outsourcing, co-location, leasing, COO / CFO absorption of the CIO role, cloud computing and so on are the topics littered across the landscape of today’s IT world. Reading an article […]

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Cloud: Responsibility and Accountability

For years, the IT industry has been experiencing growth in outsourcing. Organizations large and small have looked to utilize the promises of lower cost of operation. Witnessing this trend over […]

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IT Evolution

We really need to transform what the American IT workforce is made up of. Instead of teaching COBOL, Pascal, C++, and other elements of technology, we really need to teach […]

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