Only the Shadow Knows….

They’re not inviting me to their meetings! One of my business analysts was expressing frustration with the group he’d been assigned to support. How could he help guide their investment decisions if he wasn’t at…

Take care of the little things

Welcoming a new employee creates an impression not only for that person but also for your current employees. It’s an opportunity you won’t want to miss. Recently I welcomed a new employee with an afternoon…

Risk Appetite or Risk Tolerance?

The IT Personality Model is used to assess an organization’s unique IT context. The Model identifies three characteristics of the IT Personality. Each characteristic provides an understanding of the organization’s business as it relates to…

Busting the Relationship Myths

The relationship between Business and IT is the topic of many journal articles. What it is, why it’s not working, how to fix it. I was hired to fix the relationship with the business in…