Metrics and Measurements: The Do’s and Don’ts.

“Don’t look back.” That’s a popular phrase often used to inspire confidence in your decisions. While that might be good personal advice, it’s terrible business advice. Where business is concerned, the opposite is true: “Look back often.” Looking back is a vital component of the competitive marketplace – someone might be gaining on you, and…

Understanding Value: The IT Service Perspective.

One of the greatest economic breakthroughs in history was this: the realization that value is imputed, not intrinsic. This stems from a debate that has gone on for as long as scholars have studied the concepts of trade and production: Does an economic good have value in-and-of-itself, or is value purely based on perception? Put…