Author: Kevin Kern


| Kevin Kern, EVP, Innotas

Ideally, it’s a centralized hub for organizing processes; managing special projects; and facilitating the free flow of information across your enterprise. The ultimate Project Management Office (PMO) is a model of defined and aligned processes, with results tracking and transparency to match. Try these tips for project management success. ONE:  Make business processes defined—and repeatable.  … Read more »

| Kevin Kern, EVP, Innotas

By Kevin Kern, CEO of Innotas One of the questions that “C level” executives often get asked is what keeps them up at night? What are the addressable critical components for the role that ostensibly determine success or failure? Careers are made or vaporized if these questions aren’t contemplated, answered, planned, and then executed. The  … Read more »

| Kevin Kern, EVP, Innotas

Last year, we predicted that in 2013 we would see the three Cs: Consolidation, Change and Collaboration—and we most certainly did. These forces will no doubt continue to shape the project management landscape in the year ahead. Yet trends on the horizon point to a renewed focus on the alignment of IT operations and strategic  … Read more »

| Kevin Kern, EVP, Innotas

While cloud computing ostensibly makes us more efficient, it has yet to make us omniscient. However, key trends are emerging that merit attention in 2014 to fully leverage the power of the cloud, particularly by effectively managing project and application portfolios. Those organizations that can capitalize on the potential that these trends promise for businesses  … Read more »

| Kevin Kern, EVP, Innotas

After recently reading a compelling article posted by Jack Rosenberger at CIO Insight, it occurred to me that there hasn’t been a material change within Information Technology Departments over the course of the last several years.  Certainly the technology and skill sets have evolved, but not the core tenets of how IT operates and the  … Read more »

| Kevin Kern, EVP, Innotas

Just once.  That’s all it takes for anyone to realize how important information exchange is to one’s health.  Just one time where your doctor mistreated you, or someone you care about, because she had an incomplete view of your medical history. The fact is that in Healthcare, information gaps can have catastrophic or deadly outcomes.   … Read more »

| Kevin Kern, EVP, Innotas

“One reason extensions are sapping the free agent market is that teams have figured out that long-term contracts given to players in their mid-20s are far more likely to pay off than long-term contracts given to players in their 30s, which describes most free agents.”  – Sports Illustrated. This week the Giants signed star catcher Buster  … Read more »