The past few years in IT have been very interesting, because of the many, increasingly faster opportunities and techniques, especially as an IT professional and this will only become more interesting next year. Developments are fast, as said, and change is the order of the day. Geo-politics will throw the playing field upside down is my expectation.
During my work, I often speak to CxO directors and their business. They ask me to guide and coach them in creating a technical roadmap which truly enable their core business.
The last few months I have been working for a end-user company which did not have a vision, mission and strategy. During my work, I asked the CEO for this, so I could align IT Architecture with the company and setup governance to achieve and pursuit these company goals. This was because the CEO asked me to setup Architecture and he wanted his company to work accordingly. image my surprise when I asked him about his vision, mission and strategy for his company, I did not expect this answer from him. This also a reason for me to leave the company and look further, because no vision or strategy for me means no goals and no future…