You could waste a whole day researching time management and other ways to be more productive. As a writer with my own business, I am solely in charge of my schedule, and no other situation can so quickly lead to wasting time. Late in 2018, but before the holidays, I was feeling adrift and knew I needed to find more discipline; access more structure to get back on track. I reverted to a system I learned years ago, and it has reenergized my days.
The most important idea about Information Technology (IT) strategy is to think of it as an exercise, not a document:
- It isn’t: “we must complete an IT strategy document because all well-run IT departments have one.”
- Rather, it’s: “we ought to complete the IT strategy exercise because it sparks the discussions and analysis that are essential to being a well-run enterprise.”
As they make their way through the office, some CIOs experience awkward interactions when colleagues lobby to move ahead with this or that IT initiative. Apart from their awkwardness, these incidents are symptoms of a broken (or missing) process for deciding the IT project roadmap. Continue reading “No More Free-for-All: Planning the IT Project Roadmap”
Have you noticed lately that websites are now letting you know that they’re using cookies to track your activity? We have GDPR to thank for that!
What it stands for: General Data Protection Regulation
When GDPR goes into effect: May 25, 2018
Where you can read the official regulation “as a neatly arranged website”: https://gdpr-info.eu/ Continue reading “Happy GDPR – Day One”