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  • 5 signs that a vendor won't make it to 2020

    I'm not going to call them out by name. I'm not that fond of getting nasty calls from PR folks, but I'm going to list what I think the conditions are for failure and you can then apply those conditions to your vendors to see how they fit. This goes beyond technology and into most areas of business.

    Written by Rob Enderle27 Nov. 14 05:00
Features about business alignment
  • Understanding Google's Alphabet structure (think, alpha bet)

    Splitting the name of Google's new holding company Alphabet into two – "alpha" and "bet" – may help explain the new business structure that JP Morgan analyst Doug Anmuth called "an elegant way for Google to continue to pursue long-term, life-changing initiatives while simultaneously increasing transparency and management focus in the core business" in a recent report.

    Written by Steven Max Patterson14 Aug. 15 03:57
  • How the Marine Corps matched spending to performance

    Managers for the Marine Corps Headquarters Command, Control, Communication and Computers (C4) office weren't sure they were getting the most out of the money they were spending on contractors. The group, which oversees IT for the Marine Corps, needed a performance measurement system, recounts Col. Ronald Zich. In 2006, C4 adopted Earned Value Management (EVM), a project management methodology that maps spending to performance.

    Written by Jarina D'Auria12 June 09 06:23