Topic: The Business of IT


| Kevin Kern, EVP, Innotas

In order to move forward you must sometimes look back. In looking back, we’ve seen some patterns arise and believe these to no longer be trends, but core competencies of the market. This year we expect to see a renewed interest in some of these tried and true methodologies. These are no longer trends in  … Read more »

| Guest Blogger,

Recently, in our webinar, “The 7 Deadly Sins of Project Management” we learned from Justin Rowe, Practice Director at our consulting partner, Lewis Fowler. In the presentation, Justin discussed the sins of project management as well as how to recognize and correct them. This resulted in mass attendee participation in questions, many of them very  … Read more »

| Tushar Patel, SVP of Marketing

Every year top PMO professionals attend the Gartner PPM and IT Governance Summit – coming away with valuable key learnings from peers and analysts. This year Innotas was named a “Leader” by Gartner in the Cloud-Based IT Project and Portfolio Management Services Magic Quadrant for the fifth consecutive year (download a complimentary copy here) and  … Read more »

| Kristyn Medeiros, Solutions Consulting Manager

How are you getting the truth? I talk to people every day who struggle with resource capacity and demand planning. It’s a challenge to see what people are working on and if people are available to take on more projects. Often times they are focused on the day to day work, like an individual project  … Read more »

| Kevin Kern, EVP, Innotas

One of the questions that often gets asked of “C level” executives 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. In our business here at Innotas,  … Read more »

| Kevin Kern, EVP, Innotas

Enterprise PMO’s and IT organizations have been focused on best practices for completing projects on time and within budget while increasing efficiencies. In many cases this is done by cost reducing methods such as decreased or flat headcount, with expectations of increased production. Ultimately the advantage to being a customer centric ePMO or IT department  … Read more »

| Tushar Patel, SVP of Marketing

One of the most common questions I get asked is “what is the transforming role of the CIO?” It’s no surprise that this is top of mind for CIOs. In fact, according to a recent CIO.com survey , 45% say that becoming a “transformational” CIO is their number one priority for 2016. This rate is  … Read more »

| Guest Blogger,

Recently we had the chance to get some insight from the field in a discussion with our partner at Lewis Fowler and a great chance to speak with Amy Fowler Stadler, principal at Lewis Fowler. In our recent partner webinar, Project Portfolio Management in Action, Lewis Fowler covered common use cases for PPM including resource time  … Read more »

| Kevin Kern, EVP, Innotas

Each year we review and reflect on some of the industry specific Project Portfolio Management trends of the past year and consider trends for the coming year that might have an impact on the business. Here are our six project portfolio management predictions heading into 2016: If you’re not managing your applications, they’re managing you.  … Read more »