Bob Lewis

Columnist

Bob Lewis is a senior management and IT consultant with a major global IT services firm. The ideas and opinions expressed in this column, however, are strictly his own. He can also be found on his blog, Keep the Joint Running.

10 steps to becoming a horrible IT boss

Busted! 5 myths of digital transformation

Busted! 5 myths of digital transformation

Let’s get digital: Serious opportunities await those who can cut through the bull surrounding everything that can make an organization digital

12 bad habits that slow IT to a crawl

12 bad habits that slow IT to a crawl

Bottlenecks always seem born of the best intentions, but they must be rooted out -- and broken

10 old-school IT principles that still rule

10 old-school IT principles that still rule

These graybeard IT tenets still reign -- when applied in their modernized guise

16 steps to surefire IT project success

16 steps to surefire IT project success

Deft project management requires just the right blend of book smarts and street smarts

Shadow IT: Once hidden, often hated, but well worth embracing

Shadow IT: Once hidden, often hated, but well worth embracing

A business user’s need to scratch a technical itch can provide great benefit to both company and IT

19 principles every IT leader should heed

Want to be a next-gen IT leader? Here are the most important principles for business leadership -- especially in IT

Don't let consumerization be the free lunch that eats you

When it comes to enterprise tech, price is almost an afterthought. So why let it dictate what you do in the cloud?

Don't believe the drumbeat against IT

Pundits predict a future of seamless technology solutions without need of meddlesome geeks. They're dead wrong

A parable of business change: Turning prey into predators

Every part of IT is optimized for the company you support right now. Change, however, is complicated

For next-gen IT, resistance is fertile

Forward-thinking IT orgs know effective business change begins with a deeper understanding of employee resistance

Apple's Java sabotage is bad IT business

Apple's handling of the Java vulnerability provides a textbook example of what not to do in a production environment

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