Tag Archives: ROI

5 Reasons IT Projects Fail

[My post in Information Week, Network Computing, December 8, 2014]

From focusing on cool technology to jumping in too soon, there are common mistakes that IT teams make that doom IT projects.  Read more…

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Is IT Really A Cost Center?

[My post in the Ipswitch File Transfer blog All Things Manged File Transfer, May 20, 2014]

At a recent May CIOboston event by CIOsynergy,  I met two folks from Apprenda: Chris Gaun, Senior Product Marketing Manager, and Dave Cohn who heads Northeast Sales for the company.  Apprenda is a ‘Private Platform as a Service’ company that sponsored the event with Microsoft. Both made the remark that IT needs to transition from being a cost center to being a profit center and do so by developing more customer-facing software for the business. Continue reading