Friday, April 16, 2021

Steve Andriole

Time for a Revolution in IT: Five Steps

Enough. IT’s time for a revolution. We’re all tangled up in technologies, processes, standards, governance and deranged technology managers who report to paranoid business executives....

How to Survive in IT (the soft evil skills)

I have a friend who has three rules of business: “people suck, people suck and people suck.” Sure, he’s a little paranoid but...

IT Management: It’s Organic, Not Digital

If you’re new to technology management, much of what appears in this column will strike you as opinionated, cynical and arrogant. But if you’ve been at...

IT Career Crisis Management: Five Lucrative Areas

OK, so you’re feeling a little better these days since technology spending has stabilized somewhat (which means that the decreases are smaller then they’ve been). Your...

How Companies Use Crowdsourcing

There’s no reason to believe we know everything. Because we don’t. I’m disgusted with the not-invented-here syndrome and even angrier about companies that really believe that...

Stop the Drivel: The ‘Really Perfect’ Tech Exec

If I read another article about “the new CIO” or “CIOs in transition,” or “CIO challenges” I will volunteer to be water-boarded and tell everyone...

Where IT is Going (Thin is In)

We tend to talk a lot about things long before we do them. We talk, and talk and talk. Then we talk some...

Operational and Strategic Tech: “I Want a Divorce”

For lots of CIOs, infrastructure is the essence of their existence. Truth be told, they are Chief Infrastructure Officers. They spend their days...

IT Housecleaning: A Crisis is a Terrible Thing to Waste

Last month I argued for a technology two-step. I argued that we have the opportunity to have IT both ways, to have IT save...

Having IT Both Ways, You Bastards

We find ourselves in a conundrum: just as technology hands us some powerful new opportunities, the financial markets constrain our ability to exploit them....

Tech Execs: Can We Stop the Stupidity?

So what did you like about 2008? What did you hate? Here’s my take: I hate spineless managers – especially when “executives” make incredibly...

Managing IT: Changing Our Minds (About Everything)

We need to change our minds about everything. Quick: check on the ages of those in the cockpits of your companies. How many are...

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