Disrupt or die? Beware the siren calls of tech consultants

Every company should intentionally and actively design and execute its tech strategies, instead of jumping on the latest consultant fad

Disrupt or die? Beware the siren calls of tech consultants
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The dot-com "new economy" thinking is back -- again. Everything you know and do is wrong and must be disrupted, transformed, and greenfielded. The past belongs to the dinosaurs, and only the IT leaders who see the future will be around to live it. 

Perhaps now that the Great Recession is firmly in the rearview mirror, but without heady growth replacing it, that cultish thinking has the right environment to thrive again -- at risk of wasting millions of dollars and untold hours of corporate efforts. The mini-messiahs of tech have made digital transformation their new religion, though you still see strains of older cults, such as around social business and citizen developers, preaching to IT and business leaders.

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