Technology must simplify a problem or opportunity and bring demonstrable value; avoiding unnecessary feature creep requires discipline and vigilance. Here, a cautionary tale about app "enhancements" that users will find less-than-useful.
HP is in trouble. In a bold move, CEO Meg Whitman revealed the extent to which HP is in trouble. Let's look at what got them to this point, what's currently wrong with HP, and what fast companies must do to avoid the challenges HP faces.
Private-sector IT organizations are often known more for pushing back, wearing people down, and never quite achieving alignment with business needs; they'd do well to look to education IT for lessons in how to do it better.
Thirteen months ago, Dell formed a Customer Advisory Panel to gain customer insights as part of a business transformation effort. This month, Dell brought people from the original group back to see if they made progress.
Senior executives often only receive filtered opinions and feedback from the people below them creating disconnects that undermine collaboration and business execution. How can senior executives overcome this problem?