Mike Rollings

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CFO Resignation Exemplifies Data Stewardship

by Mike Rollings  |  October 27, 2010  |  2 Comments

In Loraine Lawson’s post “CFO Resigns After ‘Data Integration Glitch’” she reports that TUI Travel CFO Paul Bowtell resigned last week after the company announced it had overstated revenues. Loraine states that the press release and the UK articles all note this problem was “the accounting error in the integration of IT systems in its […]

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Altered States: When IT Cannot Deliver

by Mike Rollings  |  July 14, 2010  |  Comments Off

What alternative causes and actions should an organization consider when business demand has exceeded IT’s capability to deliver? The first reaction that many organizations have to “IT cannot deliver” is to think about it as a production problem.  Businesspeople react by engaging outside resources and the IT organization reacts by squeezing out more staff productivity.  […]

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