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Tii or T2i or Ti(squared)

by Mark Mcdonald  |  September 20, 2012

Technology, innovation and information (Tii) how about that for the name of a re-imagined IT organization?  It's a response to the question what should IT be called in the future?  I...

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Living in Appland

by Mark Mcdonald  |  May 7, 2012

Appland exists where the availability of technology solutions exceeds your organizations business capability.   Technology becomes greater than IT in Appland as commercially accessible technologies create new innovation and advantage opportunities...

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Living in Gapland

by Mark Mcdonald  |  May 2, 2012

The relationship between IT functionality and business capability sets the context for technology in a business.  The prior post "Technology, IT and business in the lands of Apps, Gaps and...

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Technology, IT and Business in the lands of Apps, Gaps and Equilibrium

by Mark Mcdonald  |  April 30, 2012

Take a step back and consider the fundamental assumptions behind IT and it become easy to see IT’s current challenges and future failures.  One of those assumptions is the relationship...

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What I learned from CIOs and IT executives at Orlando Symposium

by Mark Mcdonald  |  October 21, 2011

Re-imagine IT: Lead from the Front was the theme of this year’s Gartner Symposium in Orlando. This blog has featured re-imagining IT, but after four days and literally hundreds of...

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Re-imagining IT as an experience, rather than an expenditure

by Mark Mcdonald  |  October 5, 2011

Experience is the new goal for products and services.  Experience replaces traditional goals related to feature and functionality.  Factors that can readily be copied.  In their place, experience seeks to...

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How you create causality with IT

by Mark Mcdonald  |  September 26, 2011

Organizations are complex making it difficult to assign specific actions to specific results. In an environment of ambiguity executives and managers fall back in financials and assigning credit to the...

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A ‘both – and’ strategy is has no imagination only more work

by Mark Mcdonald  |  July 7, 2011

One of the reasons CIOs face the need to re-imagine IT is that most companies are pursuing a dual track strategy calling for growth and cost cutting.  These two goals...

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Judgment workers – the next step beyond the knowledge worker

by Mark Mcdonald  |  June 27, 2011

Modern business relies on the creation and processing of knowledge.   Peter Drucker and others recognized the role of the knowledge worker as being a central challenge of the second half...

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Three things required to re-imagine benefits realization

by Mark Mcdonald  |  June 23, 2011

Benefits realization is rapidly becoming the critical business process for CIOs and IT as organizations call the value of IT into question. Traditionally, benefits realization has been assumed to be...

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