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To Twitter You're worth $101.70

by Doug Laney  |  November 12, 2013

Prior to Facebook’s IPO, I published a piece in the Wall Street Journal suggesting what the economic value of one of its active users was at the time: To Facebook...

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The Value Proposition of the PMO (part 3) - An example of a personal concept of value

by Donna Fitzgerald  |  August 22, 2013

Since my last posting didn’t generate a lot of feedback – I’ll take the next step by articulating what I believe the value of the PMO was for me.  It...

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The Value Proposition of the PMO (part 2) – How YOU define the value is important

by Donna Fitzgerald  |  July 31, 2013

If we want to make changes we first have to be willing to lead the change and to lead the change we need to understand where we want to go. ...

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The Value Proposition of the PMO – Is it changing? (part one)

by Donna Fitzgerald  |  July 30, 2013

I’ve recently been spending a lot of time thinking about what our clients really need to know to be successful in running a PMO.  This is a little more difficult...

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“Making Pianos” or “Being an Artist”

by Mike Rollings  |  November 26, 2012

I saw a story on CBS about Wally Boot who has worked at the Steinway factory for 50 years. He was born on Steinway Street and has learned how to...

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Let me entertain you...

by Richard Hunter  |  July 18, 2012

This is my first blog for Gartner. Anyone who's read the books I co-wrote with George Westerman on Harvard Business Press, "IT Risk" and "The Real Business of IT," knows...

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A few things about running, growing, and transforming in the cloud

by Richard Hunter  |  July 18, 2012

I hear a lot lately about cloud as a means to "transformation," and when I hear that word my personal value-meter kicks in, especially since so many people use the...

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Fight inertia and resurrect entrepreneurs

by Mike Rollings  |  July 18, 2011

All organizations at some time in their history have experimented, gained knowledge, and operationalized it – experimentation is synonymous with entrepreneurialism. Entrepreneurs test many theories as they launch an idea....

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Context breaks Taylor’s hold on strategy

by Mike Rollings  |  April 26, 2011

Last week's post "Replacing Taylorism as our Management Doctrine” called for the end of Taylorism. Thankfully, I am not the first to call for the end of Taylorism or to...

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Taylorism - A Pox upon Agile

by Mike Rollings  |  April 11, 2011

This past Thursday my colleague Kirk Knoernschild pointed out a blog post by Alistair Cockburn about Taylorism creeping into the world of agile. Alistair’s post ignited a discussion within Gartner’s...

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