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Addressing the Last Inefficient Industry – IT!

“Only 32% of IT projects succeed”

This got everyone’s attention as Paulo Rosado, CEO of OutSystems, began his NextStep keynote describing how IT departments are typically viewed by their business counterparts; in a word – inefficient.

He was showing a chart by Standish Group to a packed auditorium…that’s a pretty awful stat – but why this inefficiency?  (more…)


4 Trends Driving IT as a Source of Competitive Advantage

Paulo Rosado, CEO of OutSystems, kicked off the conference with a thought provoking keynote arguing the idea that IT doesn’t matter and is just a commodity was incorrect and described how and why IT is in fact the source of competitive advantage for many leading companies. He also warned the audience that because every good idea is eventually copied -eroding any competitive advantage – continuous innovation is imperative.