Author: ITconnecter
Focused on TBM, Technology Business Management ("run IT like a business"). - 30+ years of experience, in providing IT strategy, process, application, RAMP, hardware, software, network, internet and cloud solutions to financial services, MRD and high technology companies from startup to F500. - 20+ published articles on the intersection of business and technology. - Startup advisor and mentor to a dozen startups, four of which were acquired and one of which is newly-launched (ITconnecter, a Crosswaves Ventures LLC company). - Specialties: IT Technology Business Management (TBM, aka "run IT like a business"), strategic partnerships, technology innovation, solutioning and program/project management (onshore, nearshore, offshore). Technology consulting focused on innovation, built around process, data and integration (cloud, social networking). We use I/TBM financial management best practices to help mid-size and large enterprises ensure they are meeting the needs of their business effectively and efficiently.

IVIS-49; more on IVIS and innovation in IT…

For nearly two years now, this blog has been about ways for IT to position themselves as innovation leaders in the enterprise.  Over that time, there have been many discussions, articles, seminars, webinars, etc but IT innovation still seems to

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Business Architecture Group on Value Proposition

Today’s webinar re:the value proposition of business architecture from the Business Architecture Guild (http://www.businessarchitectureguild.org/) – Qualifying and quantifying value proposition approaches were discussed “Strategy formulation and execution are intrinsically linked.” Business silos are the cause of significant pain to any

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ERP, Sustainability + and Corporate Business Valuations

Thanks to MIT for their leadership position in pulling together the conceptual with the implementable! After reading their below article, then speaking with a leader in the emerging new norm in fashion and garment (www.newvesturesfashion.org) and with a 30+ year

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IT as a Business – I/TBM August 20th, 2014 Newsletter

This issue’s highlights: Is BYOD on the wane? Thursday’s chat topic via enterprisecioforum.com Why Is Innovation So Hard? – Forbes IT and Product Development Will Merge in the Digital Business – The CIO Report – WSJ  

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Interdisciplinary teams for SW selection – per New Story Group

From Tony Byrne of New Story Group Over the last 2 weeks, we’ve shared our first two “inconvenient truths” of the software selection process, and provided takeaways to help your team navigate these challenges. Here’s #3 (from “12 Enduring Truths

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US Tech CEOs See Growth – KPMG Survey Infographic

Santa Clara, Calif. — The CEOs of U.S. technology companies believe the industry’s growth will continue unabated for the next few years before peaking in 2017, according to a new survey by KPMG. The survey of 53 tech CEOs found

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IVIS-45-48; Find Inspiration, LISTEN, Challenge yourself and Make Distractions Mandatory

Next Step: Read Andy Miller’s article below or at http://www.bizjournals.com/bizjournals/how-to/growth-strategies/constant-contact/2014/08/4-tricks-for-unlocking-your-imagination.html?page=all 4 tricks for unlocking your imagination so you can innovate Andy Miller, Chief innovation architect at Constant Contact. Aug 14, 2014, 9:54am EDT Getty Images, David Woolley Passion, determination and

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IT as a Business – I/TBM August 13th, 2014 Newsletter

Issue highlights: Top cloud skills employers are looking for Xerox Moves to Rapid Service Innovation in R&D Labs – The CIO Report – WSJ The rise of human-centric innovation – I-CIO  

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Role of Chief Marketing Technologist – Gartner, Richard Fouts

THE key takeway from this very pertinent and timely Gartner blog is Think Customer Experience.  All else (growth, strategy) should and will emanate from “doing” customer experience correctly. ITconnecter Richard Fouts, Research Vice President, Gartner How the Role of Chief

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IT as a Business – I/TBM August 2nd, 2014 Newsletter

Highlights from the latest issue: SaaS ROI Calculator | Enterprise CIO Forum A Short History of Tech Innovation (Infographic) Why you should fire your CIO | VentureBeat | Entrepreneur | by Dean Fischer, West Monroe Partners & Eric Dean, Arthur

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