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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Avoiding Failure with SaaS

CIO Update describes the growing trend toward software as a service (SaaS) products. The artcle argues that SaaS implementations are less expensive and failure-prone than traditional enterprise software deployments: Before Salesforce.

June 14, 2007 by


"Characteristics of a Troubled Project"

ESI International has written a white paper, called Saving Troubled Projects (registration required), describing their methodology for diagnosing and intervening to save failing IT projects.Here are a few quotes from the white paper:Simply put, “troubled” means that the project’s variance trends of time, cost and scope have exceeded acceptable levels and, without immediate intervention, the project will continue on a path to failure.

June 13, 2007 by

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"They Knew it would be Hellish"

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has a problem with its Business Tools for Schools (BTS) ERP implementation: the new payroll system isn’t working correctly and paychecks are wrong. This has led to an uproar, with the teacher’s union advocating that teachers boycott student meetings and filing a lawsuit against the district.

June 11, 2007 by


Single-Market Madness

Prolific blogger Dennis Howlett is one of the founders (and Chief Strategist) of a new Internet-based service called FreeAgent Central. The company helps contractors, freelancers, consultants, and small businesses keep track of time-based billing, invoicing, taxes, and so on.

June 10, 2007 by