Archive for May, 2013

Great Quotation, 5/27/2013

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013
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“I have done enough to demonstrate the correctness of my details. The defects … are merely basic and fundamental.” – Ambrose Bierce, The Flying Machine

Windows 8 beats the iPad. Really.

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013
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No question: The iPad is better done. It’s more polished and has fewer irritations. None of this matters when the subject is getting work done. For that, Windows 8 is the superior tablet OS.

KJRSpeak, 5/20/2013

Monday, May 20th, 2013
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KJRSpeak: All business is personal. By way of “Tony Barrett’s dad,” or so Tony tells us (also, I’m told, the Godfather, not that there’s any connection). And, of course, it is.

IT’s critical success factors – the series finale

Monday, May 20th, 2013
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IT’s critical success factors end as they began – with relationships. This time it’s the relationships within each team, the relationship between teams, and the importance of everyone inside IT owning the relationship with everyone outside IT.

Great Quotation, 5/13/2013

Monday, May 13th, 2013
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“Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.” – Sherlock Holmes, Valley of Fear, 1915, and thanks to Jack Kastorff for calling it to our attention.

Three more IT critical success factors, and they’re all about leadership

Monday, May 13th, 2013
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In IT, technology isn’t a critical success factor because it’s an output. IT’s CSFs are what let it create its outputs, and three of the most important factors are all related to leadership and how to go about providing it.

ManagementSpeak, 5/6/2013

Monday, May 6th, 2013
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“I thought my razor was dull until I heard his speech.” – Groucho Marx

IT critical success factor #Lucky 13: Not just enterprise technical architecture management, but …

Monday, May 6th, 2013
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It isn’t enough for IT to have an enterprise technical architecture management practice. For ETAM to work, it has to be integrated into IT’s delivery methodologies. If it isn’t, good architecture either won’t happen or won’t stay happened.

my photoBob Lewis is a senior management consultant with Dell Services. He has published these columns once a week in one form or another since 1996.

Disclaimer: All opinions, statements, representations, allegations, images (if published) and anything else that appears here is the sole responsibility of the author. Dell has and had nothing to do with it, other than saying it's okay to continue publishing KJR.

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