This story is just one of a number of ways in which key technology decisions are decided first, then retrofitted into a business reason to support it. Why do so many of us continue to be enchanted by the next shiny object to fix our business problems? The reasons behind this are numerous but the answer is actually simple!
To perform effective strategic execution requires us to re-prioritise what is important. It’s about placing people first, governance second and then technology a distant third. Only then can we receive the promised technology benefits that best fits our current situations and future forecasts.