As you may be aware, some 20% of organisations have yet to migrate from Windows XP. You might even be one of those firms, and you may have finally come round to realising that upgrading is a necessity. [...]
Socitm unveils blueprint for Local Government Digital Service
A blueprint for a centrally-funded local digital service, working alongside more strongly empowered in-house local authority digital teams, is presented in a new briefing from the Society of IT Management (Socitm).
I suspect the reason many folks get in such a bind with designing a process to handle software requests is that they try and bundle no end of steps into the overall process, including procurement, testing, deployment etc. The trick with process engineering (like programming) is to focus on one element, get it working (and get it working well) and then consider pulling in other elements at a later stage – try not to map the moon! [...]
Do you rigorously determine the business value your organization will accrue as a result of IT projects, such as migrations, before you undertake them? All too often, according to IT efficiency software provider 1E, IT scopes, implements and supports a project, but only estimates (or doesn't consider at all) the business value that will accrue. [...]