IT Budget

The Four Impacts of Big Data in the Enterprise

How sure are you that a startup located thousands of miles away in a remote corner of the world is not silently creating technology that will disrupt your industry? Well, that’s the question that CEOs of all major companies, not just the tech companies, are asking themselves. After all, the businesses that Uber, Amazon, and […] Read More

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Opportunities and Challenges

Technology industry experts and observers have been talking about Fourth Industrial Revolution for a few years now. What does it mean? Is it some new buzzword coined by the industry to promote a new kind of technology? Does it have any impact on the businesses at large? These questions and many more are on the […] Read More

Annual IT Budgeting Done Right

It’s that time of the year again when companies have to put their thinking caps on and decide on an operating plan for the following year. It is not easy to anticipate the costs and projects for an entire year. With the constantly evolving business landscape and the rapidly changing technology environment, it is a […] Read More

Differentiating ITIL and ITAM for the IT Channel

IT Assets are the building blocks of any infrastructure Whether an IT service is provided via a cloud, hybrid or on-premise solution the humble asset, be it hardware or software, is the building block that provides structure. There are various frameworks utilised to help manage various aspects of IT Infrastructure.  Two key frameworks are ITIL […] Read More

Planning Success with your IT Asset Management

Two different surveys involving top level management respondents have independently shed some light on an alarming aspect concerning IT. The first survey was analyzing the non-compliance of software licensing by various businesses. As it turns out, shockingly 46% of the participating businesses of the survey were found to be non-complaint of the software licenses when […] Read More

Leadership Credibility

Through the years I’ve been asked quite a few times about the methods through which I establish my credibility as a leader especially since more often than not I’m privileged to work with individuals whom I consider smarter than myself and even geniuses. To this my reply always begins with “EGO”. I personally think that […] Read More

RAY ALLEN Control System for IT Agility

  Agility is a measure of ability to recognize, act and benefit from changing business circumstances. Agility is a common business term that is frequently used to measure how fast business will respond to opportunities or threats. IT Agility refers to the efficiency and effectiveness of the technology infrastructure to support the business. As the […] Read More

Are You Neglecting Your Own Managerial Development

How long has it been since you spent time on your own growth as a manager? When is the last time you took an online class, attended a webinar, went to a conference, or picked up a coaching book? If it’s been a while, you probably feel stale. Your skill set is getting old school, […] Read More

How to Step Back and Watch Your Team Fly

“I hire people brighter than me and then I get out of their way.” Lee Iacocca’s famous quote is effective in its simplicity and sensibility. And it’s a lesson we’ve all learned the hard way at least once. As managers, it’s our job to give our teams accurate data, proper tools, and positive direction. We […] Read More