IDG Contributor Network: Effective partnerships drive innovation

What makes a great partnership? The business world today is in a state of flux. New companies enter the ecosystem every day, bringing with them new technologies and business models, any one of which could transform an entire industry from the ground up. Most companies want to use this current of change to drive innovation. But the magic bullet is elusive as ever — the question is how best to…

September 18, 2017

IDG Contributor Network: As an IT leader, what do you do when you don’t know what to do?

A successful business, regardless of the industry, has similar attributes. In my last article, I outlined gaining shared purpose as one of the patterns of successful companies. Lack of a shared purpose, in a business, foster silos where individual organization parts otherwise undermine the collective progress. Another pattern is how people in a business operate when things are uncertain and ambiguous. While I was at Sage and responsible for its…

September 13, 2017