Michael Krigsman

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

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Wisconsin Fights Failure

The Wisconsin state legislature has created a special group to study IT project cost overruns, called The Speaker’s Task Force on Failed Information Technology Projects. So far, they have scheduled monthly meetings running through August.

July 11, 2007 by


Implementation Failures and ROI

All too often, enterprise software buyers pay insufficient attention to examining the likely achievable ROI of technology they are about to purchase. Wisconsin Technology Network interviewed Leslie Hearn, vice president and CIO of TDS Telecom, on the subject of establishing a strong business case when purchasing software.

July 9, 2007 by


Data Visualization for Project Failures

The Information Aesthetics blog presents a nice way for visualizing certain kinds of data. As you can see from the image below, the chart displays three kinds of data simultaneously:X-axis data, such as time seriesY-axis data, such as a set of scoresSize data, governing magnitude for the data being representedIn effect, this visualization adds time-series and magnitude-series to a standard bubble chart.

July 2, 2007 by


RED HERRING EAST 2007: Plated Palms

Paper plates are decidedly not sexy, or so I thought until I met Michael Dwork at the Red Herring East 2007 conference. Michael is CEO of VerTerra, a company that uses dried, organically-grown palm tree leaves from India to produce amazing disposable dishes.

June 30, 2007 by


RED HERRING EAST 2007: Virtual Worlds in Business

Recently, the Enterprise Irregulars, a group of analysts and bloggers covering enterprise software of which I am a member, have been discussing so-called virtual worlds, such as Second Life. An important aspect of this discussion has been the applicability of virtual worlds to business.

June 29, 2007 by