Sunday, May 24, 2009

We're Doomed








Or, are we. Changing core systems requires strong understanding of the current enterprise architecture, a vision for the future, and a realistic transition plan to get there. Somewhere in that tangle of systems is the value-adding business logic that must be preserved. ...

... "Citi’s IT honchos have the same problem that Microsoft’s do: everything they do needs to be backwards-compatible with everything that went before" ...


Via Reuters, Felix Salmon: Citigroup’s IT strategy

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1 Comments:

At 6:41 PM, Anonymous Project Management Tools & Techniques said...

This is true. It seems that the need to have consistency overwhelms the need for good services. When I researched project management tools, I noticed that lots of the popular ones were just crufty: they support far too many features, and accomplish far too little.

 

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