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SITTING ALONE

I don’t know why we are here, but I’m pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves.

—Ludwig Wittgenstein, conversational remark

Well chaps, first I’d like to say a few vile things more or less at random, not only because it is expected of me but also because I enjoy it.

—Donald Barthelme, Snow White

I’ve read a number of books on IT leadership and how to be a good CIO. None of them mention the major change of the last two decades: the rise of Agile and Lean practices for IT delivery. I’ve read plenty of books on Agile and Lean practices for IT delivery. None of them explain the role of IT leadership in an Agile world. The two domains are evolving separately: the field of IT leadership continues to frame its problems in ...

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