Oct 10, 2017
By: Joanna Young (@JCYCIO) — “People who enjoy meetings should not be in charge of anything.” Thomas Sowell, Economist
Governance, stewardship, oversight – all necessary structures in organizations of any size. Appropriate governance results in swift decisions with correlation to swift realization of operational and strategic goals, as evidenced by Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
Oct 05, 2017
By: Joanna Young (@JCYCIO) — Talent management deserves as much focus as financial capital management in corporations.” Jack Welch, former CEO of GE Westeros, the fictional continent featured in HBO’s wildly popular “Game of Thrones” isn’t the only place at war. All the colleagues I talk to, from healthcare to higher education, in a variety
Oct 01, 2017
By: Joanna Young (@JCYCIO) — A hockey team can have a fantastic goalie, a top sniper on offense, and a brick wall of a defenseman – but if the lines on the ice don’t work together as a team, they’ll only be as good as their weakest player. Units within an organization are akin to
Sep 10, 2017
By: Joanna Young, BlueLine Associates, Chief Delivery Officer
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“There can’t be a crisis next week. My schedule is full.” Henry Kissinger
I don’t know about you, but I’d rather spend fill up my schedule working on the next cool thing than running around like a chicken with my head cut off.
Mar 15, 2016
We live in a world where technology is no longer a luxury but a standard business tool, making it very difficult for companies to experience the gains of competitive advantage. The price of essential IT functionality has reached the point where it is more or less affordable to all, the capacity of the Internet has