Dr. Jim Anderson delivered his keynote address “The Future Belongs To You — If You Are Ready To Lead” to a packed house of Verizon IT managers on Tuesday, March 9th. As the global economy starts to once again wake up, his message was even more important to the next […]
So how many times has this happened to you: there you are happily negotiating along and then all of a sudden *bang* you run into an immovable deadlock. Some issue or some condition that neither you nor the other side of the table seem to be able to see eye-to-eye […]
Blue Elephant Consulting Fans, It has been brought to my attention that the Blue Elephant Consulting web site’s appearance on touch-based smart phones was, shall we say, poor at best.
So you want to be a CIO someday. Great. However, there may be a bit of a problem with your goal — the position of CIO may be going away. In fact, in about 10 years or so (is that when you are planning on seizing the reigns of IT […]
On Friday night, February 19th, 2010, Dr. Jim Anderson served as the Master of Ceremonies for an Engineer’s Week Banquet in Tampa, Florida. Over 400 local engineers and guests attended this event making it the largest professional engineering event held in the area.
As product managers, we have somehow convinced ourselves that our customers both want and need more choices when it comes to our products. This thinking has allowed us to heap on more and more choices for our customers to make: colors, pricing plans, features, etc. However, it just may be […]
Dr. Jim Anderson’s recent article on dysfunctional Information Technology (IT) workplaces has been cited in the February, 2010 edition of Tom Dennis’ “Effective Engineering” newsletter.
So this may push a few buttons, but it’s probably a good question to ask in these times IT downsizing and increasing responsibilities for everyone: are men or women better at juggling multiple tasks at the same time? Traditionally, everyone seems to think that women do a better job of […]
Dr. Jim Anderson has been selected to host the 2010 Tampa Bay Engineer’s Week Banquet. This will be Dr. Anderson’s 5th time as the master-of-ceremonies for this annual 500+ person banquet.
Just maybe you have managed to overcome your fear of speaking to groups of people. Perhaps you even have developed ways to deal with difficult questions and keep a presentation on track no matter what happens while you are speaking.