Handshake or Dial-In?


It’s a powerful example of the importance of using the right approach in meeting people. Obama could have chosen to just phone, or perhaps invite New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to a video call to discuss the impact of Hurricane Sandy at the end of last year. Instead he chose … Read More

Building the Case for Change


In ‘Successful Projects’ we talked about Outcomes as a key factor in scoping, managing and determining the success of any project. There were also some guidelines on how to get off to a good start. In the case of a broader more business focused change we need to pull together a … Read More

Successful Projects

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It’s a painful reality that projects frequently fail to achieve all the expectations set for them, and in some cases fail entirely. In this article we will take a look at some of the issues but our focus is very much on how to set up and manage projects successfully. … Read More

Cloud Basics For Business Leaders


On our website (www.korolit.com) we talk about the high level of jargon it IT. No-one is going to try to stand their ground and argue that were great at explaining IT in simple terms to people who just want to use it to do a job better, faster and to … Read More

Think mobile!


The world live in is moving forward at an astonishing pace and this is particularly evident in the changes taking place in mobility as we break free  of the constraints imposed by the traditional office workstation or home PC and make use of progressively more powerful mobile devices,  more sophisticated applications, … Read More

Update on the Blog, website etc.


For many years larger organisations that could afford it have benefited from their ability to employ people who can provide strategic and in depth guidance on strategy, performance reviews and in guiding on significant decisions such as outsourcing. They have also been able to pay considerable costs to fund independent … Read More

It’s time for you to take a serious look at the Cloud


For years IT outsourcing was the preferred model for large corporations who wanted to contain IT spend and focus on their core business. Outsourcing contracts were negotiated, new technology implemented and IT staff were moved across to the outsourcing partner through TUPE arrangements. The main issue with Outsourcing was that … Read More

Service Oriented Architectures


Over the past year there has been acceleration in the level of interest in service-centric IT architectures, with IT service management (ITSM) and service-oriented architecture (SOA) attracting of lot of attention by CIO’s. In this article I’m going to explain what is driving this interest, what SOA actually is and why … Read More

Key Themes For CIO’s


This is the very first article for Kolorit and hence were choosing a very relevant topic that will be somewhere on the list of ToDo’s of most if not all CIO’s at the moment. The following four topics are represented in various guises from all the leading research organisations including … Read More