10 years, 3 months ago

All I ask is to consider the impossible …

I was reading early this morning and ran across this quote from Henry Ford: “I am looking for a lot of men [and women] who have an infinite capacity to not know what can’t be done.” It struck me that this nicely captures many of the conversations that we have around Phase One and the thought pattern that I would like to see happening more often around town.  There is […]

11 years, 2 months ago

How to Measure a CIO’s Effectiveness

I was reading an interesting article about Issa’s move to refine and refresh the role of the CIO in the Federal sector.  It got me thinking about where we stand with the Clinger Cohen Act and how CIOs really should be measured for effectiveness. The Clinger Cohen Act is a functional description of what CIOs should be doing.  It says do X, Y, and Z.  It speaks very little to […]