Sun.Jul 21, 2019

Make IT Cost Optimization a Key Component of Successful M&A


Mergers and acquisitions are similar to home renovation projects. Even the most exact planning, budgeting and scheduling will often fail to anticipate every delay, expense or hidden problem. Nonetheless, these highly disruptive events are on the rise. When Gartner asked CEOs about their approach to mergers, acquisitions and divestitures in its 2019 CEO Survey , more than half said acquisitions are the bigger focus this year. Only 9% of respondents said their focus was more about divesting assets.

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How Tracking Systems Have Evolved During the Last Decade


Information Technology Blog - - How Tracking Systems Have Evolved During the Last Decade - Information Technology Blog. Technology evolves at a rapid rate, and global tracking systems are no different.

Deal with “Innovator’s Dilemmas” by Understanding these Counterpoints Thoroughly

Future of CIO

Innovations in the digital era are coming at seemingly much faster pace due to exponential growth of information and frequent disruptions.

The Best “Resilience” Quotes of “Digital Master” July 2019

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" Digital Master ” is a series of guidebooks (28+ books) to perceive the multi-faceted impact digital is making to the businesses and society, help forward-thinking organizations navigate through the journey in a systematic way, and avoid “rogue digital.”

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An Adult Conversation About Estimates

Speaker: Beekey Cheung, Software Consultant, Professor Beekums, LLC

Estimates are a contentious topic in software development. Most of our development teams hate providing estimates and many managers are starting to view them as unnecessary. As senior software leaders, how can we determine whether estimates are helpful or harmful to our teams? We are excited to be joined by Beekey Cheung, a software consultant and blogger known as Professor Beekums, who has helped many leaders and teams go from fearing estimates to using them appropriately. He'll walk us through the value of estimates, how to overcome the hesitancy many have in giving them, and how to provide better estimates.

The Monthly “100 Digital Pitfalls” Book Tuning: How to Deal with Fuzzy End of Change and Digital Transformation July 2019

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Digital makes a significant impact on how we think, live, and work. There is a mix of old and new, physical and virtual, order and chaos.