While assigning a budget to any IT program, the senior leadership assumes that their managers will implement creative and innovative solutions. After all, the top dollars are used to fund the so-called “experts” and “consultants” to help the IT teams. One of the solutions could be in the commoditization of the IT work that teams would do in an assembly line factory mode.
The approval boards and committees should applaud the forthright open and honest behavior of cost savings and funding adjustments; rather than punishing it by making a red mark on the virtual credit rating of the team for future funding and budget approval
The business thinking fosters the design thinking, agility, innovation, and creativity at its core encapsulated under the cross-division people collaboration. The Brad Pitt’s movie “Moneyball” was an awesome example of how one can do great things with teamwork using everyone’s strengths, even if everyone is not an “A-grade” player.
My dad used to preach the following philosophy of “one must never give up” and “going above and beyond” in almost every endeavor of life. I am sure he must have read it himself in some famous book by a famous author. Now, after decades of experience in the professional world, I realized this is how a leader would approach the problem-solving process maturely and intelligently – displaying a unique “can-do” attitude towards the things that matter and can make…