Why is Data So Bad?

Why is Data So Bad?

I began my career in Information Technology (IT) decades ago. IT was still called Data Processing when I started. As time passed, I became a little disappointed in the name change to IT, since after we began to refer to the processing of data as IT and not Data...
Perception and Reality

Perception and Reality

Within the challenging landscape of today’s business world, one thing is sure. Things are continually shifting, and the digital economy is dictating the path forward. The DX, or Enterprise Digital Transformation space, is on those same shifting sands. What...
Communication and Leadership

Communication and Leadership

Why do Enterprise Digital Transformation projects overrun their budget, or not produce the desired benefits realization? When I began my career in doing DX initiatives, changing business processes, and utilizing ERP solutions was almost three decades ago. At the time,...
Agile Digital Transformation?

Agile Digital Transformation?

I am pretty passionate about methodology and Agile methods in particular. Agile is the future; that’s for sure, but not pure Agile in very large-scale Digital Transformation projects. It won’t work, couldn’t work due to the nature of the program....
Make Sure We Keep Talking

Make Sure We Keep Talking

“Speech has allowed the communication of ideas, enabling human beings to work together to build the impossible. Mankind’s greatest achievements have come about by talking, and it’s greatest failures by not talking. It doesn’t have to be like this. Our greatest hopes...
Everyone wants to be Sherlock Holmes

Everyone wants to be Sherlock Holmes

Netflix, the great pastime and harbinger of the binge-watch, recently added the BBC show, Sherlock Holmes. In watching it, I found some parallels of common personalities, personas, and challenges within large-scale digital transformation projects. I see them both in...