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- Author(s)Stephen J. Andriole
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication21/10/2011
- GenreSoftware Packages
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintAuerbach Publishers Inc.
- Content Note25 black & white illustrations
- Weight453 g
- Width156 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Format DetailsUnsewn / adhesive bound
- Table Of ContentsPeople Some Dirty Little Secrets Many Technologists Are not Technical No One Knows What the Hell Architecture Is Technology Is Operational, not Strategic-at Least for Now Vendor Management Is an Oxymoron: No One Does it Well Software Costs Way too Much (Way, Way too Much) Can You Handle the Truth? When Reason, Logic, and Business Cases Fail Soft Skills from the Dark Side What Will You (Really) Be Doing in a Few Years? The (Really) Perfect CIO (You Know the Type) Will You Work for Results? Sometimes You Must Go Negative Pay Very Close Attention to New Era Skills Everyone to the Woodshed Politics, Culture, and You Can You Smell Change? The Consolidating Technology Industry Major Changes in the Value and Location of Skill Sets Innovation at Risk Leadership, Likeability, and Life Do You Speak Business? Pain --> Pleasure Credibility --> Influence Operations --> Strategy Three Easy First Steps Whatever Happened to Mentoring, Meritocracies, and Sabbaticals? Three Brands for the Millennium Final Thoughts About People Organization I Want a Divorce New Governance Versus Organizational Terrorism Driving Trends All New Governance Models Core Competency Challenges Enterprise Business Technology Architecture Challenges Alternative Hardware and Software Delivery Model Challenges User-Managed Web 2.0 Technology Challenges Web Transaction Platform Challenges Globalization Challenges Organizational Implications Why You Need a Business Technology Management Office What to Do When the Regions Rebel Processes, Clear and Messy Process World Process Control Process Improvement Process Incentives Takeaways The Subtle, Sublime, and Nefarious (or, Watch Your Back) Training to Obsolescence CAPEX Versus Expensing Those Things Are Expensive Sourcing Telecommuting's Not for Everyone Change for Their Own Sake Having IT Both Ways, You Bastards Save Money Today and Make Money Tomorrow Stop Worrying About Devices Software and Hardware Are Already Services Open-Source is Safe, Honestly There's Gold in Them There Processes Web 2.0 Is Really Your Friend Data Without Analytics Are Useless Organizational Surgery Is No Longer Elective Loosen Up It's Getting Cloudy Out There Five Hours to Influence Ten Things the IT Department Should Tell Management Final Thoughts About Organization Management Really Stupid Meetings Many Happy Returns A Crisis Is a Terrible Thing to Waste Changing Our Minds (About Everything) Vitamin Pills Versus Painkillers Save Money, Make Money, or Go Home Ten New Rules for IT Guerilla Budgeting Another Audit? Innovation in Flight Innovation Parameters Incentives Governance Funding Initiatives Assessment Why Strategic Risk Management Is So Important Strategic Risk Management The New Risk Equation Innovation on the Cheap; Moving Forward While Standing Still Way Overdue-Yet Still Really Cheap: BPM Crowdsourcing for Fun and Profit Tell Them You Love Them-To Innovate Social Media (Poor Man's Marketing, Customer Service) and Innovation Innovation Talent Development That You Actually Mean Tough Love Business Cases Tough Love Web 2.0 Alternative Delivery Models People Organizations Strategy Technology Adoption-One More Time Final Thoughts About Management Sourcing Why More (and More and More) Outsourcing Is Inevitable Vendors Vendors Everywhere Has Anyone Been to Nordstroms? Technology Life in the Clouds What Start-Ups and Wind-Downs Do Now Start-Up Tactics Wind-Down Tactics Sourcing Sourcing Everywhere New Ways to Deliver Old Services for Less Money Clashing Rocks Open-Source Software Web 2.0 Technologies Hardware-as-a-Service Software-as-a-Service Thin Client Architectures Caution to the Roc
- Author BiographySteve Andriole's career has focused on the development, application, and management of information technology and analytical methodology to complex business problems. These problems have been in government and industry; Dr. Andriole has addressed them from academia, government, his own consulting company, a global insurance and financial services company, and from the unique perspective of a venture capitalist. He was the Director of the Cybernetics Technology Office of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) where he managed a program of research and development that led to a number of important scientific and technological advances in the broad-based information, decision and computing sciences. Dr. Andriole served as the Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. where he was responsible for identifying technology trends, translating that insight into the Safeguard investment strategy, and leveraging trends analyses with the Safeguard partner companies to help them develop business and marketing strategies. Dr. Andriole was the Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President for Technology Strategy at CIGNA Corporation, where he was responsible for the enterprise information architecture, computing standards, the technology research & development program, and data security, as well as the overall alignment of enterprise information technology investments with CIGNA's multiple lines of business. He is currently the Thomas G. Labrecque Professor of Business Technology at Villanova University's Villanova School of Business where he teaches and directs applied research in business/technology alignment and pervasive computing. He is also a founding partner of The Acentio Group, a technology optimization consulting organization comprised of senior business technology professionals. He is formerly a Professor of Information Systems & Electrical & Computer Engineering at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and a member of the faculty of George Mason University as a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Information Systems & Systems Engineering. Some of Dr. Andriole's thirty books include Interactive Computer-Based Systems Design and Development (Petrocelli Books, Inc., 1983), Microcomputer Decision Support Systems (QED Information Sciences, Inc., 1985), Applications in Artificial Intelligence (Petrocelli Books, Inc., 1986), Information System Design Principles for the 90s (AFCEA International Press, 1990), the Sourcebook of Applied Artificial Intelligence (McGraw-Hill, 1992), a (co-authored with Len Adelman) book on user interface technology for Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc. entitled Cognitive Systems Engineering (1995) and a book for McGraw-Hill entitled Managing Systems Requirements: Methods, Tools & Cases (1996). Dr. Andriole's most recent books include, The 2nd Digital Revolution (IGI Publishing, 2005), Best Practices in Business Technology Management (Auerbach Publishing, 2008) and Technology Due Diligence (IGI Publishing, 2008). Dr. Andriole received his BA from LaSalle University and his Masters and Doctorate degrees from the University of Maryland. His masters and doctoral work was supported by a National Defense Education Act fellowship. His Ph.D. dissertation was funded by DARPA.
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