Articles By Charles E. Belford

An IT Strategy for tough times

An IT Strategy for tough times

Over the last ten years companies have spent like crazy on information technology. Now, as we head into a significant...

October 31st, 2001 Charles E. Belford
IT and the Line Manager

IT and the Line Manager

Think of a management framework from the boardroom to the server closet. In that framework are found all of the...

August 31st, 2001 Charles E. Belford
Managing Portal Partnerships

Managing Portal Partnerships

A Web site permits you to extend the scope of your organization's operations without increasing the scale of your resources....

June 30th, 2001 Charles E. Belford
How’s Your Portal Strategy?

How’s Your Portal Strategy?

It took your management team a considerable time to put together a workable business strategy for the company's Web site...

February 28th, 2001 Charles E. Belford
Danger-filled Visions

Danger-filled Visions

A cursory scan of promotional chaff from consultants and management training companies makes one thing perfectly clear: you need an...

February 27th, 2001 Charles E. Belford
A Matter of Governanc

A Matter of Governanc

A former senior executive in the federal public service, Chuck Belford started his own Nepean-based management consulting and management training...

February 12th, 2001 Charles E. Belford
Ready, Willing & Able

Ready, Willing & Able

The hype around e-business is amazing. Every vendor is an expert. Just ask them. One of the ways you can...

December 31st, 2000 Charles E. Belford
Bad News is Good News

Bad News is Good News

Recently, two well-known Canadian firms, Holt Renfrew and La Senza, shut down their on-line retail operations. With all the effort...

October 31st, 2000 Charles E. Belford
e-management. There yet?

e-management. There yet?

The company website is in its second generation. Management is looking at your proposal to dump EDI in favour of...

October 25th, 2000 Charles E. Belford
Good Technology Management is Never Enough

Good Technology Management is Never Enough

Organizations that depend on IT need good technology management. That's obvious. What is not as obvious (except to good technology...

October 25th, 2000 Charles E. Belford