Articles By Thornton A May

IT needs to aspire and really make a difference

IT needs to aspire and really make a difference

Victor Hugo, the great writer of 19th-century France, said, "You can resist an invading army; you cannot resist an idea...

May 7th, 2012 Thornton A May
Wondering why more CIOs don

Wondering why more CIOs don

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLESo many companies, so few CEOs drawn from the ranks of the technology elite. What’s going on?...

February 26th, 2007 Thornton A May
IT sweet spots for 2010

IT sweet spots for 2010

What do Wayne Gretzky, Prussian Gen. Gebhard Leberecht von Blucher and Texas tycoon Ross Perot have to do with an...

September 28th, 2006 Thornton A May
A deeper look at Business Process Management

A deeper look at Business Process Management

Not so long ago, Enterprise Resource Planning initiatives were the industry’s poster child for undelivered IT value. Just about every...

August 3rd, 2006 Thornton A May
Bigger-than-life IT leadership

Bigger-than-life IT leadership

Why are leadership books so popular? Because leadership — great leadership — is rare today. Sadly, this is nowhere more...

July 6th, 2006 Thornton A May
Leadership badly needed to handle data

Leadership badly needed to handle data

A good friend who occupies a major position in a prominent global financial services firm is very concerned about the...

May 25th, 2006 Thornton A May
Entering the age of big information

Entering the age of big information

Historians will ultimately come to a consensus on what to call the days between the frenzy that was the dot-com...

April 27th, 2006 Thornton A May
HR is out of sync with IT work

HR is out of sync with IT work

The world of IT work has changed significantly in the past three years. Have the practices of human resource departments...

March 30th, 2006 Thornton A May