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There are many management texts around that leverage from wartime battle strategies and do so in a powerful way. Most are about gaining new territory, beating the competition, out-thinking the opposition. No management books that come to mind focus on survival...

Many of us are familiar with the boom bust era of the dot.coms. Unfortunately it was a step in the erosion of business credibility for the IT sector. That credibility is starting to return, although it could be dragged down...

Australia is ranked 7th and 14th in two recent reports on its effective use of information technology. Consistently in front of Australia in both reports are the US, Sweden, Switzerland and Finland. Some note was made of the Nordic countries and...

Gartner looks into the future, or tries to define it, as is their role. Some time ago, in “Traditional IT department to disappear in radical five year transition”, Gartner proposed that successful IT organisations will divide into at least two...

A new survey into the scope and frequency of legal disputes over IT-related contracts in Australia has raised some debate, with Gartner contradicting the findings and recommendations in the Australian IT of 25 September 2007. The survey in question had been...