Archives for December 2010

Three Steps to Align Your IT and Get Better Results

Want to get more out of your IT group?  Get them aligned to your business. Sounds too easy, right?   Yet most businesses are challenged now with how to get more out of IT; I have heard this repeatedly from many CEOs/CXOs and top-tier consulting firm partners.  And it’s an interesting puzzle into people, personality types, […]

Three Points on Outsourcing Software Development and Lowering Risks

Outsourcing software development saves you money, right? Well, maybe…but it also raises risks, especially when it’s offshored. You need to weigh the cost savings from outsourcing coding against the costs that will be driven by the management overhead, needs for more comprehensive requirements documentation and, for offshored projects, off-hour meetings. The more critical the system […]