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Lean Agile and Fit to Purpose (more from Forrester ITF09)

This was a great session by John Rymer and Dave West.  They provided some interesting stats:
•    80-90% of IT spend is on software maintenance
•    Business are demanding innovation
•    Time to market is more critical now than ever before.

These three stats should be staring you right in the face – How can you be more innovative in shorter time frames than ever when 80-90% of your budget is spent on maintenance?  (more…)


Key take-aways from this year’s Forrester’s IT Forum

Last week, I attended Forrester’s IT Forum in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.  In looking back over my notes I wanted to share some of the highlights.  The first keynote started off with the resounding words:  “Never Waste a Good Crisis”.  Bobby Cameron, Vice President, Principal Analyst, Forrester  expanded on this notion it appeared that the main point is that during a crisis change tends to be accelerated which should allow those savvy IT organizations to address these key challenges:

•    How do I get leaner and reduce IT waste?
•    How do I protect and promote innovation?
•    How do I reshape my own role?
•    How do I measure and communicate value? (more…)