How To Get The Biggest Bang For Your Technology Buck
There were only 24 hours left. Tomorrow the board would pull the plug on the project which had continued for well over 3 years. The total costs as per internal calculations had run into hundreds of millions of dollars. External consultants reckoned that when you included the costs of internal resources seconded to the project from
although I am writing this blog post to note down my precise thoughts just for a handful of people, it might be useful for a whole lot of other people too. That is why I am making it public. This post is written in response to a frequently asked question that I face – and
First time I heard it, I was astonished. A friend (and an ex-client) was visiting Sydney with his wife, and we were sharing a dinner. We had worked together more than a couple of decades ago, on some key projects, when I was still learning the art and craft of consulting. He had gone on
It is ironic that though the CFOs are at the absolute center of the universe within their organisations, when it comes to succession into CEOs role, boards are as almost as likely to overlook the CFOs candidature, as they are likely to give them the nod. At a first sight it looks like a puzzle.
Are Good Business Transformation People Worth Their Weight in Gold?
A Large Number of Business Transformations Over the past 18 years I have facilitated, worked on, assisted in, and observed a large number of business transformation projects at a very close quarters. As a result, I have seen a countless number of business transformation people in action – many good, some bad, and a few
The Second Biggest Mistake in Business Transformations
In this article I want to focus on the second biggest mistake companies make during business transformations. In case you are wondering why I am focusing on the second biggest mistake rather than the biggest one – it is because I have already written a blog post on that topic last week. Here is the link to