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To borrow an image from urban planning…

Icon Written by jayvanzyl on June 14, 2011 – 6:21 am

This week we are publishing feedback on our first workshop concerning system rationalisation and migration which seemed to centre around the ‘why’ or ‘how’ large organisations got into such a mess in the first place. We thank everyone who attended the workshop and hope they will encourage others, in both business and IT, to attend [...]

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Should I Buy or Rent or…

Icon Written by keith.alexander on February 7, 2011 – 7:37 am

Companies are under pressure to reduce costs but are still required to undertake projects and programmes to ensure that their product innovations are delivered to market quickly and with the required quality. Recently project work, requiring specialized disciplines such as Project Management, Process and Business Analysis, Solutions Architecture and Design and Quality Assurance has become [...]

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Is there Business Value in Compliance Projects?

Icon Written by estelle.sinclair on January 17, 2011 – 1:01 am

Have you seen a Board of Directors “hop-and-skip” due to their compliance “grudge-purchase” adding tangible value to the bottom-line? Did you hear that stock-market analyst commenting on a share-price increase because of increased compliance? The consequence of non-compliance ranges between financial penalties, imprisonment and business closure. Additionally, non-compliance could cause long lasting reputational damage. Can [...]

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Open Source – The Technology Climate Change

Icon Written by edwin.matodzi on July 27, 2010 – 1:13 am

Harnessing the power of open-source software in your organisation can reset the economics of information technology. Many CXOs (CIO, COO, CFO, CEO, etc) may not think that they’re using open-source software in their enterprises. But the truth is, most businesses today are already running open-source software somewhere within the organisation — and in many of [...]

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