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Enterprise 2.0: It's All About Trust

Thanks to SaaS – the ease with which it can be purchased and used – employees can collaborate effectively with people across the firewall under the IT department’s radar

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Is The Line Between Inside and Outside The Firewall Getting Blurry?

Is it possible that IT departments can change permissions settings for employees on tools like Facebook to establish an alternative environment for work?

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Amending Oleson & Wagner’s 2007 SharePoint governance plan from a Records perspective (Part 1)

Commercial off the shelf (COTS) configuration is a good, first effort; however, if Records wants to set up e-records management more closely to best practices, the architecture requires more customization than most IT departments are comfortable with implementing. John Holliday’s helpful step-by-step guidance notwithstanding, in this era of strained resources, my IT departments have shied away from it like Mizaru, Mikazaru, and Mazaru

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Strategic IT Project Planning: An Impressive Example

With these goals in mind, Burgess and his team created an abbreviated stage-gate governance model overseen by a strategic project oversight team (SPOT) that meets weekly to review all project requests that will require at least 10 hours of work from the IT department. SPOT members analyze the costs and resources associated with project requests to determine if and when a particular project fits into the IT department’s schedule

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In Praise of IT Directors: Why Expertise Still Matters

” In fact, they say, “business unit stakeholders often recognize the value of new technology before IT departments can harness it.” Some people believe that this shift, this consumerization of IT, is “ killing ” IT departments—stealing their power by turning them into order takers who are scrambling to manage the haphazard IT initiatives sprouting up around the enterprise rather than focus on strategic plans

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