Digital leaders article archive

  • To go 'green' requires changes to how people work, interact and use technology. Ian Gotts, CEO and founder of Nimbus, argues there are business and environmental benefits to business process management (BPM) and cloud computing.
  • Brandt Dainow, an independent web analyst and doctoral student at the National University of Ireland Maynooth, posits the view that ethics should not just be considered after a product is finished, but should be integral to their very creation.
  • Mark McKee, Director, Herongate Associates, asks if DevOps is the shape of IT for the future and, if so, do we dispense with more traditional project management?
  • Despite an entire industry being formed around change and projects, they still have a very poor record of success. With this in mind, Paul Taylor, a consultant in change management, recommends some actions that organisations can follow to improve their record of success.
  • Robert Cowham, Senior Consultant at Perforce Software, reveals some of the configuration management pitfalls to avoid in the ‘brave new world’ of DevOps.
  • John O’Brien, Chief Content Officer, AXELOS Global Best Practice, discusses how ITSM professionals are being tasked with a wider remit to support the success of their businesses.
  • IoT is not just about connected devices; it is about data. And it will be those businesses that find the right way to harness, analyse and monetise that data that will be the real winners in the IoT race.
  • Pete Jones, a partner at nlighten, shares some personal experiences concerning the introduction of agile methods into companies. He hopes that they will help you to maximise value and minimise pain related to your agile change.
  • Melanie Calver, Project Manager, Prosperity Technology, drills down to the ‘nuts and bolts’ of project management, and reveals why things really go wrong on so many different projects.
  • Motassim Thupsee, an IT Principal System Administrator, shares his thoughts on how digital leaders need to operate within the brave new world we find ourselves in.