Methodologies: Why you really need one
How do you bring Saskatchewan’s oldest university into the 20th century? That was the question facing the Mark Roman less than a year ago. Today I attended a talk by Roman, who is the VP of Information Technology at the local university. When he started his job there, he had a huge task ahead: amalgamating the various IT services across campus to leverage economies of scope and scale. He quickly realised that if he was to bring any kind of order to this task, he required a methodology…or two.