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This article is part of the July 2010 Volume 3 issue of Tips for building strong IT business service management strategies
This is the third installment of a three-part series on IT business services development and the business value of IT. In this tip, Niel Nickolaisen, CIO and vice president of strategic planning at Headwaters Inc., talks about his misfires and direct hits when he develops new services for the business -- talking to customers is among the critical success factors in the process. In the first installment of this series, CIOs shared their IT business services development strategies, and the ways these services boosted revenue and built stronger relationships with customers. In the series' second installment, CIOs tackled the services creation stage with a mix of old and new development techniques. Even though I'm an "IT guy," I sometimes have what I think are great business service ideas. The Real Niel Niel Nickolaisen Admittedly, some of these business service ideas don't turn out quite the way I think they should. For example, many years ago, I worked as CIO for a consumer packaged-goods company. One of this company's struggling segments was the "high-income ... Access >>>
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IT business service ideas' success hinges on three factors
by Niel Nickolaisen
An enterprising CIO finds that walking the walk with customers is key to provisioning IT business service ideas successfully into effective moneymakers.
- IT business service ideas' success hinges on three factors by Niel Nickolaisen
How CIOs are tackling IT business services creation
by Christina Torode, News Director, SearchCIO.com
CIOs are in a prime position to shape new IT business services and shepherd the enterprise into new markets.
Corporate business services: Repurpose to reap value and flexibility
by Christina Torode, News Director
CIOs are taking a hybrid approach to the creation of IT and corporate business services, repurposing existing technology and adding new service delivery methods.
- How CIOs are tackling IT business services creation by Christina Torode, News Director, SearchCIO.com
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