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Three Ways to Thrive in a Recession


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Patrick Gray

| CIO Insights Article Published February 17, 2009
Even in tough times there are plenty of ways to show the money, writes CIOUpdate columnist Patrick Gray of the Prevoyance Group.

Content Ain't King, Neither is Elvis


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Patrick Gray

| CIO Insights Article Published January 29, 2009

Users are, writes CIOUpdate columnist Patrick Gray of the Prevoyance Group.

Solving IT's Identity Problem


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Patrick Gray

| CIO Insights Article Published August 19, 2008

Forget about IT/business “alignment”, it’s time to take some action.

Getting into the SOA Mindset


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Patrick Gray

| CIO Insights Article Published June 16, 2008
SOA may be a lot of hype right now but getting into the mindset early will have benefits down the road, writes CIOUpdate columnist Patrick Gray of the Prevoyance Group.

The Epcot Principle


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Patrick Gray

| CIO Insights Article Published May 20, 2008
Don't let today's vision of tomorrow steer you down the wrong road, writes CIOUpdate columnist Patrick Gray of the Prevoyance Group.

The Death of ROI?


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Patrick Gray

| CIO Insights Article Published April 22, 2008
While ROI is useful in determining IT's relative value, it's risk that completes the picture, writes CIOUpdate columnist Patrick Gray of the Prevoyance Group.

IT Education Isn't the Problem, You Are


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Patrick Gray

| CIO Insights Article Published March 17, 2008
If you're wondering why good IT help is forever hard to find, CIOUpdate columnist Patrick Gray of the Prevoyance Group has a few answers.

Trend Spotting: Getting Beyond the Facts


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Patrick Gray

| CIO Insights Article Published February 19, 2008
CIOs are in a unique position to see the things everyone else misses, writes CIOUpdate columnist Patrick Gray of the Prevoyance Group.

Ascending the CEO Throne


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Patrick Gray

| CIO Insights Article Published December 17, 2007
Companies need to look at CIOs with fresh eyes, writes CIOUpdate columnist Patrick Gray of the Prevoyance Group.

Knowledge is IT's Greatest Asset


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Patrick Gray

| CIO Insights Article Published October 31, 2007
To move into a more progressive role, leverage the one thing that IT has in abundance: knowledge about the business, writes CIOUpdate columnist Patrick Gray of the Prevoyance Group.

The Man in the Middle


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Patrick Gray

| CIO Insights Article Published August 20, 2007
Don’t lump your high-performers in with everybody else, writes CIO Update columnist Patrick Gray of the Prevoyance Group.

Innovating IT


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Patrick Gray

| CIO Insights Article Published July 16, 2007
Most of what IT does has nothing to do with innovation, but it should, writes CIO Update columnist Patrick Gray of the Prevoyance Group.

Changing Behaviors One Dollar at a Time


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Patrick Gray

| CIO Insights Article Published June 19, 2007
Introducing process change to the sales team just takes an appreciation of their particular motivations, writes CIO Update columnist Patrick Gray of the Prevoyance Group.

Know Your Risk Tolerance First


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Patrick Gray

| CIO Insights Article Published May 22, 2007
Companies should determine how much risk they'll accept before starting an IT project, writes CIO Update columnist Patrick Gray of the Prevoyance Group.

Going Back to Basics: Web 0.0


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Patrick Gray

| CIO Insights Article Published April 18, 2007
Forget about the flashy promises of Web 2.0, it's good ol' fashion information that makes customers value your website, writes CIO Update columnist Patrick Gray of the Prevoyance Group.

Capitalizing on Success and Learning from Failure


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Patrick Gray

| CIO Insights Article Published March 20, 2007
One of the biggest risks to an IT organization’s ability to deliver successful implementations is past success, writes CIO Update columnist Patrick Gray of the Prevoyance Group.

Be 'The Business'


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Patrick Gray

| CIO Insights Article Published February 20, 2007
Spend a few minutes in most IT organizations and you will hear reference made to “The Business" as if it were a separate entity, writes CIO Update columnist Patrick Gray of the Prevoyance Group.

The Project Firing Squad


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Patrick Gray

| CIO Insights Article Published January 16, 2007
Make a decision, writes CIO Update columnist Patrick Gray of the Prevoyance Group.

The Power of Process


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Patrick Gray

| CIO Insights Article Published December 18, 2006
By focusing on process rather than content, IT can help solve many business problems, writes CIO Update columnist Patrick Gray of the Prevoyance Group.

Design for IT


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Patrick Gray

| CIO Insights Article Published November 28, 2006
Getting IT involved before plans are finalized makes for better products, writes CIO Update columnist Patrick Gray of the Prevoyance Group.

Avoiding the Axe


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Patrick Gray

| CIO Insights Article Published October 16, 2006
Avoid commoditization and outsourcing by inserting yourself into the strategic fabric of your organization, writes CIO Update columnist Patrick Gray of the Prevoyance Group.

Death By Deliverables


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Patrick Gray

| CIO Insights Article Published September 18, 2006
Just because it looks good on paper doesn't mean anything substantial has been done, writes CIO Update columnist Patrick Gray of the Prevoyance Group.