The next is well-accepted by now, although many IT organizations still ignore it: Projects should be short. No matter what you’re trying to accomplish, no planning project should be longer than two months; no implementation project should exceed six. This doesn’t limit the scope of your overall goals — it merely dictates how you go about achieving them. At the risk of over-using military planning as a guide to business planning, military strategy can have a lifespan of years, but each mission must be crisp and brief.
Analysts say it represents a badly needed new avenue for boosting sales of Microsoft’s server software and an opportunity to lock out competitors, including older versions of Office. It also gives businesses that skipped on the last round or two of Office upgrades a new reason to bite this time.
In his debut column, the world’s top executive coach explains why half of what a leader says may not be worth saying.
NETWORK WORLD NEWSLETTER: MICHAEL OSTERMAN ON MESSAGING
Today’s focus: Two examples of IM business use
In this issue:
* Two perspectives on the use of instant messaging in business
* Links related to Messaging
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