Breaking down the wall between Tech and Business

Strategist and author Bob Gower recently published an article about the disconnect between “tech people” and “business people”. It’s an old problem: we’ve been talking for years about how tech and business are never quite in sync....

Scaling Up Excellence

On February 4, Bob Sutton and Huggy Rao’s new book Scaling Up Excellence was released. The book is all about spreading success. How to take the excellence displayed by an individual, a team, a project, a business unit and enable more people inside and outside of...

Project Agility and the Annual IT Budget Cycle

Earlier this week, Jonathan Feldman and I presented “IT Budget: Getting A Seat At The Table”, a webinar sponsored by InformationWeek and IBM. Jonathan is the CIO of the City of Asheville, NC and a columnist for InformationWeek. Wendy Schuchart from InformationWeek...

Hiring the Best Talent in a Remote World

37signals is coming out with a new book about the remote workplace. Not surprisingly, their blog has had lots of good stuff about remote work recently. Here’s my favorite article, from David Heinemeier Hansson: Rethinking Agile in an office-less world...