Archives for January 2012

Retail Concept

Retail (IT) Therapy

We are increasingly aware of the highly-competitive retail sector with the many challenges it faces. But retailing has always been a blood sport where survival depends on growth – and the merchandising cycle in a retail business relies on information…

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Bordroom

Presenting IT to the Board

When business and technology leaders present information technology at board level, they need to convince the directors of the value IT adds to company strategy before addressing budgets, project performance and risk identification and mitigation. Here’s how.

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Tipping Point

Tipping Point for Strategy

People over-use the adjective ‘disruptive’ but sometime that is the only appropriate word. 2011 has been called a radical year of digital revolution, and we can expect more come! Technology disrupts the way we live our lives (how many Gen-Y’s…

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Dollar Circuit

Making IT Strategic

It is staggering that we are still talking about achieving the elusive “technology as an integral element of business strategy” decades after we first realised it needed to happen. Even more so when today’s senior executives and board directors “say”…

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Changing Business Conditions

IT Enabled Evolution

There’s a change in the wind.  Questions about the role of IT and how it can help business achieve strategic outcomes is at the forefront of mainstream business press.  Much of this discussion continues to be focused on accountability for…

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Changing Business Conditions

Planning Enterprise Evolution

Transformational change enabled by Information Technology (IT) has been a fact of life in recent times – and that is unlikely to go away.  Today’s organisations face the challenge of relentless change and many struggle to proactively plan their enterprise’s…

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