Tag Archives: flexibility

Learning to see differently

There’s a long running tension in IT between centralisation and decentralisation. Processing more data, after all, simply requires more resources. More storage, more computing power — but the software is (probably) the same. (The “probably” reflects the fact that different … Continue reading

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Time to Get Beyond “Best Practices”

Last week I had one of “those conversations” with a prospect, one who was convinced that if I just told him the “best practices” being followed elsewhere that he, and his company, would be well off. It’s a chimera, “best … Continue reading

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What Agility Really Should Mean

For several years now companies have sought increased agility. What precisely does this mean? — and is it something that can be achieved easily? In one sense, agility is simply the ability to reconfigure as events occur. Reconfigure, as used … Continue reading

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