Michael Krigsman

Michael Krigsman is recognized internationally as an analyst, strategy advisor, enterprise advocate, and blogger. Interact with Michael on Twitter at @mkrigsman.

Latest Posts

New techniques for saving failed projects

Here is a description of one problem-solving method used by Nepal Airlines. This is from Reuters:Officials at Nepal's state-run airline have sacrificed two goats to appease Akash Bhairab, the Hindu sky god, following technical problems with one of its Boeing 757 aircraft, the carrier said Tuesday.

September 6, 2007 by


"Cut them loose"

People are the most important asset of any project, team, or company. Good people working together, sharing a common vision and motivated to achieve common goals, will bring success to any venture.

September 4, 2007 by


"Technically sound / well-trained bodies"

Discussions of offshore software development often reference cultural, communication, timezone, and language issues. Prashanth Rai, author of the CIO-Reinvented blog, raises a subtler and less discussed problem: the role of business maturity and sophistication in producing great software:One of the problems in the industry currently is that lot of the Indian IT Services companies are still in the business of providing "Technically Sound/Well trained Bodies".

August 29, 2007 by


Cancer 2.0: Intent on winning!

This post is not about failed IT projects; it's an inspiring story from someone absolutely determined to win his battle against cancer. Jeffrey Walker, CEO of Atlassian Software and fellow Enterprise Irregular, has written an eloquent, powerful, and highly personal account of his fight against a rare form of this killer disease.

August 27, 2007 by

1 Comment