By John Lietsch on February 22, 2017 in Management
If you know me or happen to read my blog (hi mom, on both counts), then you know that I am often inspired by stories that would appear completely unrelated to what we do in our Business and IT worlds.
Enter the olm, ...
By John Lietsch on January 19, 2017 in Management
To succeed in 2017, D.I.E. S.M.A.R.T. using BIG ROCKS!
Who would have known that in 2017 our slogan would become: We Help Companies D.I.E.!
I really missed my calling. I’m not an IT and Operational Strategy Consultant. I’m a marketing machine: We Help Companies DIE! It has a nice ring to it and it’s at the printers getting turned into bumper stickers!
But, there's more. Not only do we help our clients D.I.E., we greatly encourage and coach our cl ...
By John Lietsch on October 7, 2013 in IT Management
Our list reflects our experience and observations under the self imposed constraint that we end up with FIVE! However, we are confident that IF you are employing one or more of our top 5 you will be successful at KILLING your IT Project – you may just need to give it a little time!!!
By John Lietsch on September 10, 2013 in Management
There’s a great show on NatGeo (National Geographic) called The Numbers Game. I found it by complete coincidence but was hooked by an episode focused on predicting human longevity by correlating a series of factors to a long life.
In one of the scenarios there are two young men standing side by side. It’s actually the same person to emphasize that only a few factors will be manipulated. The one on the left is a ...