Innovation versus Governance
CHAOS Tuesday: Conversations in CHAOS – #22: The majority of CIOs say governance stifles innovation. In baseball, you can fail 70 percent of the time and still be considered a strong player. Ted William 406 (40.6%) in 1941 still stands as the all time average batting record. How can a CIO promote innovation while keeping her or his job? This is the question we debate on CHAOS Tuesday panel September 10, 2013. Another question is: Which is more important innovation or governance? This is one of the 11 Orthogonals” which includes which is more important project success of project value. In this program we will explore:
- Promoting Innovation
- Innovation versus governance
- Adding risk and removing bureaucracy
- Generating innovating ideas
- Creating an IT sandbox
Part of CHAOS Tuesday: looks at resources that an organization can use to help answer this question for your organization.
This panel is made up of notorious IT executives. In these panels the IT executives discuss and debate critical issues. Guests on the panel include Jim Crear, Bob Kelley, Bill Niemi and Jennifer Lynch.
Robert Kelley is a senior professional with experience in IT from start-ups and Fortune 200 companies. Mr. Kelley has much experience with SAP and Oracle, especially in FDA compliance and governance.
Jennifer Lynch is Communication Manager for The Standish Group. Jennifer’s expertise is to create and execute an industry, press and customer communications strategy designed to increase the visibility and awareness of The Standish Group, its products, services, and corporate citizenship initiatives.
Bill Niemi is a professional IT advisor. For twenty-four years Mr. Niemi was a Technology Vice President of Fidelity Investments. During his time at Fidelity, Bill oversaw the a variety of system technical implementation for distributed systems, computer graphics, network protocols including decisions on operating systems, databases and middleware. Working at NBC News, Bill was a pioneer in computer graphics in reporting presidential campaigns. Bill is a graduate with a Masters degree from Rensselaer Polytechnical Institute.
Jim Johnson is the founder and chairman of The Standish Group. He has been professionally involved in the computer industry for over 40 years and has a long list of published books, papers, articles and speeches. He has a combination of technical, marketing, and research achievements focused on mission-critical applications and technology. He is best known for his research on project performance and early recognizing technology trends. Jim is a pioneer of modern research techniques and continues to advance in the research industry through case-based analytical technology.
Jim is the chief information officer and architect for The Standish Group International. He is an experienced executive with over 40 years of experience in the field of Information Technology. He has had a diverse career leading IT organizations in academia, biomedical, manufacturing, and software companies.
Rick Brutti has more than 30 years as an entrepreneur and business consultant, assisting companies in raising capital and financial management.
Steve Swartz is CEO at SIZZLE PR. Steve is a veteran in public relations, marketing strategies, promotional concepts and direct sales using online, print, broadcast and cable media.