CIO: Money versus value
The economic downturn, coupled with knee-jerking CFOs, has put us all in a cost-focused frame of mind. Consequently we have taken our eye off the ball in respect of our real deliverable – value. Value can of course be delivered in the form of cost savings. Not just within the IT function but across the organisation. But the 'game changing' value comes from innovation.
So focusing on the money you don’t have is a mistake. It will simply lead to an impoverished mindset. Regardless of the economic hardship you face focus on delivering value. At the very least it moves you from victim status to empowered.
This blog was inspired by a very interesting post I have just read. Click here.