The 6 elements that drive a pragmatic Technology strategy

Strategy is about making deliberate tradeoffs, and Technology strategy is no exception to this. You have many good ideas, but not enough time, money or people to pursue them all. There are many articles and IT strategy frameworks out there that cover the topic well, but are dense, jargon filled and theoretical. This article is [...]

If I would believe every business case I would have no people left

That is what an SVP leading a 2,000-person field service organization told me. Yet he would still approve these projects to move forward. The main problem is not that the business case is flawed, but that the leader has already made up his mind whether or not to support an initiative regardless of what the [...]

Frame of reference

I believe people’s view of the world is based on the collective combination of their experiences. This article will offer some background on my experiences to help explain my frame of reference on the topics I discuss. I am born and raised in the Netherlands and spent the first year of my career working in [...]

First blog post

Does the world really need another blog? Not really. Do you think this blog will change people’s lives? I doubt it. Are you trying to sell something? Nope. This blog is primarily intended as a tool for my continuous learning. Putting thoughts and ideas on paper in a way that others can understand forces me [...]