Establish IT Plans to Work More Effectively

Less Ideas – More Plans Please

Work More Effectively Are you looking to work more effectively?  Too often in business we make decisions off of an idea rather than a plan.  To truly drive your own success, be sure to invest in plans and not ideas. "Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes; but no plans." ~ Peter …

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Define Your Responsibility Matrix for IT

Responsibility Matrix

Define Your Matrix for IT Keep in mind that if you take an exceptional person and give them 10 things to do, you may find that little is accomplished. Give an exceptional person a few focused items to complete with a clearly expressed deadline, and you are likely to find it all gets completed.  Many …

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Clear Perspectives from Your Fractional CIO

Avoiding Absolutes

Clear Perspectives Too often we rely on emotion or circumstantial evidence to construct perspectives on our employees, vendors and customers; which are short-sighted.  Develop a clear perspective for situations that occur within Information Technology. "We judge ourselves by our intentions and others by their behavior." ~ Stephen M.R. Covey, The Speed of Trust: The One …

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Make Your IT System Work for Your Business

Use What You Already Have

Getting More From Your IT System In a previous post, we talked about organizations getting more out of the IT System they already have.  In my career, I've found it useful to dig up those little known or unused tools; to share them with others.  Microsoft Delve is one of those tools.  It has been …

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