Now is an exciting–some would say chaotic–time in the technology world. I’d be lying if I wrote that I could predict the future, but I’m hardly going out on a limb by stating that the technology landscape now will look quite a bit different in five years compared to today. The ways that people use technology are changing as fastas I can write.
When the results of failed IT projects do become public, key players often attempt to minimize the damage for obvious reasons. Software vendors are less likely to sell new licenses and services if word gets out that their applications do not work as advertised or require heavy customization. SIs face similar concerns from discerning clients.
Clients and consultants often have unique and different focuses during business hours. While consultants focus on new functionality and “future systems”, clients have to juggle daily (read: current) responsibilities with future ones. This tension often results in major problems during projects.
Hello World, as Tiger Woods told an eager room of reporters at a press conference in August of 1996. Yep, I’ll start out by comparing myself to probably the greatest golfer of all time. I doubt that I could take a single hole from him in any kind of competitive format, even with his broken …Continue Reading