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Does Risk Culture Eat Strategy for Breakfast?

by John Wheeler  |  February 3, 2015

One of the most well respected and renowned management experts, Peter Drucker, is attributed as saying, "culture eats strategy for breakfast." What I believe he meant is that without a...

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The Emerging Ugly Issue in the Public Cloud: Enterprise Management

by Kyle Hilgendorf  |  August 6, 2014

Cloud surveys almost always cite security concerns as the top issue impacting public cloud adoption.  I am not debating this finding but I feel it is now prudent for me...

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Things That Aren't Risk Assessments

by Ben Tomhave  |  July 24, 2014

In my ongoing battle against the misuse of the term "risk," I wanted to spend a little time here pontificating on various activities that ARE NOT "risk assessments." We all...

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It's the Outcome, not the How Come

by Jack Santos  |  May 20, 2014

Have to give Tom Blessing (CIO of Fidelity's Corporate Technology Group) a nod here for this concept.  A a recent Boston SIM meeting he pointed out how IT likes to talk...

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Digital Business, Global Warming, and Too Little, Too Late...

by Jack Santos  |  May 16, 2014

 My colleague Jorge Lopez is leading what has become a major focal point for Gartner Research: what to do about becoming a Digital Business - or stated another way, if you don’t...

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Fatal Exception Error: The Risk Register

by Ben Tomhave  |  March 7, 2014

I read this article a few weeks ago and set it aside to revisit. In it, the author states that "Risk management used to be someone else's job." and then...

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Work for Free!

by Jack Santos  |  March 6, 2014

This month's Strategy and Business had this article: Would Your Employees Work for Free?  Leaders who manage volunteer work forces have much to teach leaders who manage employees. I suppose they are suggesting...

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US Government Shutdown Lessons for IT and Businesses

by Jack Santos  |  October 11, 2013

Just read an interesting analysis by George Friedman over at Stratfor: The Roots of the Government Shutdown.  He ascribes the shutdown as an unintended consequence of the change of the US political...

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Management 500: Leadership

by Jack Santos  |  October 7, 2013

A few weeks back I gave some advice to new managers under the title "Management 101".  This post is for  the more advanced crowd, and just like graduate level courses,...

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The Tyranny of Reference Architectures

by Jack Santos  |  September 30, 2013

For a profession that loves TLAs (Three Letter Acronyms) it’s amazing that this TWP (Two Word Phrase) “Reference Architecture” (RA) has lasted as long as it has. Funny; when we...

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