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2013 is the first day of the rest of the year, and the last time to account for the past.

by Mark Mcdonald  |  January 7, 2013

Today is the first full working day of the first full working week of 2013.  It's a time when ‘everything old is new again’. New in the context that it's...

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Forget about resolutions and figure out your resolve

by Mark Mcdonald  |  January 2, 2013

New Year’s resolutions come and mostly go by the wayside in large part because they are weak commitments to things we already know that we are not going to do....

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The last question for the last day of 2013

by Mark Mcdonald  |  December 31, 2012

This December the blog has asked a number of questions about the future of IT.  The approach seeks to avoid didactic statements about the future of IT – answers without...

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What are the issues that need to be addressed in creating IT’s future?

by Mark Mcdonald  |  December 21, 2012

This is the third question in the December Friday question series.  The two prior questions looked at  “Is the IT organization, as we currently know it, worth saving?” on December...

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What are the reasons we need IT in the future?

by Mark Mcdonald  |  December 14, 2012

Today is the second friday in December and time for another question in the discussion series about asking the right questions about IT. Last week’s question “Is the IT organization, as we...

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Are we asking the right questions concerning the future of IT?

by Mark Mcdonald  |  December 5, 2012

Everywhere I look, including on this blog,  people are telling each other what they need to do to be successful.  “Use this process,” “create this type of strategy,” “apply this...

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Is the IT organization, as we know it, worth saving?

by Mark Mcdonald  |  December 4, 2012

A prior post introduced the idea that we need to ask the right questions about IT before we can consider how to lead and change IT.  This is the first...

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