Digital Technology organizations are recognized as business enablers and an effective Total Cost of Ownership process is one of the critical tools they should bring to a business. Digital Technology professionals who understand and can articulate the complete business impact of technology products or services become indispensable strategic partners and are sought after by management boards. Revenue growth and increased profits are …Read MoreThis entry was posted in Information Technology, Strategic Execution, Total Cost of Ownership, on July 17, 2017
Historically, IT Infrastructure has been viewed as a “cost center” and IT Operations “a necessary evil” because significant human and financial capital expenditures have been required to maintain a functional system. Over the last few years, middle market companies are beginning to realize that IT infrastructure can be used as a competitive advantage. It needs to be …Read MoreThis entry was posted in Business Transformation, Information Technology, Strategic Execution, on June 26, 2017
McKinsey predicted in its 2016 IT-as-a-Service Cloud and Enterprise Cloud survey that enterprises are rapidly adopting Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud for their primary workloads. It predicted that the adoption of multi-cloud strategies will jump from …Read MoreThis entry was posted in Business Transformation, Information Technology, Strategic Execution, on June 17, 2017
Most leadership teams believe they have a pretty good handle on how well the company is doing from a cost and productivity standpoint. They probably do know the people side fairly well being that it is relatively easy to measure: $Revenue/$ of labor cost or $Revenue/person is a standard measure, while time standards for all sorts of activities are very common.
Attempting to understand how efficient their business processes are is …Read MoreThis entry was posted in Continuous Improvement, Information Technology, on June 5, 2017
‘Anything that won’t sell, I don’t want to invent.’ – Thomas Alva Edison
Not only did Edison distinguish himself through his technical acumen and limitless perseverance, but as this quote suggests he also possessed rare commonsense and a willingness to step into his customer’s shoes. Many of his contemporaries …Read MoreThis entry was posted in Information Technology, Market Effectiveness, on April 13, 2017
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