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

Nibbles, Not Bites

Frank Hayes makes a strong case for smaller, more transparent IT projects. He says that smaller projects (nibbles) are more manageable and controllable than the larger big-bang projects (bites) that we’ve all come to know and love (and also hate).

June 6, 2007 by


"SOA is People"

Steve Jones, author of Enterprise SOA Adoption Strategies, very accurately points out that success in SOA projects depends on much more than technology. From his blog: Yes folks the thing that will actually make or break your systems in the majority of cases will be the people.

June 5, 2007 by


Avoiding SOA Failure

CXOtoday reports on an IDC study offering advice for successful SOA projects. Some choice quotes from the article:Majority of the early SOA adopters also cited the re-engineering of existing business processes as their top SOA implementation challenge.

May 31, 2007 by


SOA and Glittering Crystal Shards

WARNING: This post raises a theoretical, geek-like issue, with acronyms tossed about like glittering crystal shards thrown haphazardly onto black pavement, right in the path of unsuspecting drivers careening down the road…The erp4it blog raises a question about “the relationship between IT Service Management and Service Oriented Architecture…”.

May 27, 2007 by


Software Selection Blues

Brian Sommer has an excellent round-up of resources dedicated to helping ERP software buyers navigate the software selection process. Although the focus is on ERP, the issues are applicable to any major enterprise software purchase.

May 22, 2007 by