Category Archives: IT Roles

Understanding the various roles is IT is an important part of understanding IT costs. Articles in the category will discuss roles in terms of project costs and how you might scale the work load in IT.

Anatomy of the Cloud

Your company is working on its IT budget and the CIO meets with the CFO to discuss additional costs for cloud computing.  The CIO is explaining the costs he’s added to the budget to take advantage of cloud computing. The CFO … Continue reading

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Systems Thinking

Peter Senge talks about Systems Thinking in his book The Fifth Discipline. His point is that businesses tend to apply simplistic frameworks across complex systems (i.e. your business) and fail to see an organization as a dynamic process.    The basic idea … Continue reading

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