We need to take a lesson from the turtle. Not everyone is going to be as supportive as we'd want. Not everyone is going to recognize the value of the long term vision we have. Some might sling some arrows, and having a hard exterior shell to protect us will be paramount.
IT is the engine that needs to turn for our business to be successful, and in so many ways, we're the flywheel at the center of our products and services.
Here are 8 goals for creating an IT financial model: 1. Most Financially Transparent Organization at the company 2. Represent The Real Cost of Technology 3. Provide Value 4. Map Costs to a Service Catalog 5. Be 100% Data Driven 6. Limit Caveats 7. Hit Your Monthly Deadlines 8. Drive Accountability
Back in the expansion of AOL's dial-up business in the 1990's we
AOL's Dulles, VA campus hosted a field trip on May 24th for
Humans have long demonstrated a capacity for creativity and innovation that have had monumental effects on the world. To have these types of impacts takes many trials and errors, a high level of courage, and a willingness to sometimes stand alone with a new idea.
Back in March 2012 I wrote an article [https://stay-curious.ghost.io/
Much of the material I found when searching for "technical debt" has
Every year as the calendars roll toward January, we start to talk
There is some irony in the fact that developers spend an inordinate amount of time polishing the guts of the content into an appealing look and feel, while most error messages display the cryptic, confusing details to the user.