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Happy New Year! … Now get busy.

2007 is here(!) and hopefully the 007 part indicates a year full of amazing new tech toys. The rumours of the iPod Phone are everywhere, the Playstation 3 is looming, Windows Vista and Apple’s Leopard as set to challenge each … Continue reading

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Never Give Up!

There are many occurrences in IT management that continue to amaze me. They happen so often that I have decided to call some of them “Laws of IT Management.” Some Sober laws of IT Management The Law of the Surprise … Continue reading

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Arbitrary Important Decisions

The problem is: A decision is needed. Almost everyone agrees that it isn’t really important what the outcome is, as long as an outcome is reached. The decision is therefore arbitrary, but is important. Who will take responsibility?: This doesn’t … Continue reading

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Auditors are your friends – The Business Case for Infrastructure

Andrew McAfee in his blog entitiled “Still on the Case of the Business Case” speaks about the misuse of ROI as a basis for the business case for IT projects. The Primary reason given is that the link between technology … Continue reading

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Business Cost Effectiveness – The missing IT link

Very often a business will hand over a particular process to IT and once it is in place and automated it is “out of sight – out of mind”. As long as it doesn’t cause any trouble or disruptions the … Continue reading

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