Michael Krigsman

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Michael Krigsman is an industry analyst and the host of CxOTalk, which tells stories of innovation and opportunity with the world's top business and technology leaders. He is a frequent speaker and panel moderator at technology conferences and advises the most successful enterprise companies on marketing and communications strategy. Michael's work has been referenced in the media over 1,000 times and in more than 50 books.

Michael Krigsman writes and speaks about technology in a manner that most observers consider to be fair and balanced. He maintains active personal and professional relationships with enterprise technology buyers, vendors, analyst firms (or individual analysts), consultants, and system integrators. As CEO of Asuret, Michael sells and delivers paid services to members of these same groups. Vendors regularly reimburse Michael's out-of-pocket travel expenses to attend industry conferences and events. Conference organizers frequently waive entry fees when Michael attends industry events. Michael often speaks at industry conferences and events. He is a member of the Enterprise Irregulars, a loose association of consultants, investors, industry representatives, analysts, and users of enterprise software. Interact with Michael on Twitter at @mkrigsman.

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Leaked Pentagon doc slams Lockheed

Leaked Pentagon doc slams Lockheed

A leaked Pentagon report said Lockheed Martin, the world’s largest defense contractor, failed to "provide the requisite definition and discipline to properly plan and control complex, multi-billion dollar weapon systems acquisition programs." This allegation casts doubt on Lockheed's ability to manage large programs, including major IT initiatives, successfully. Lockheed should be the poster child for careful project management rather than a symbol of incompetence, greed, and waste.

June 5, 2008 by in Hardware

Billion-dollar IT failure at Census Bureau

Billion-dollar IT failure at Census Bureau

The US Census Bureau faces cost overruns up to $2 billion on an IT initiative replacing paper-based data collection methods with specialized handheld devices for the upcoming 2010 census. The Bureau has not implemented longstanding Government Accountability Office (GAO) recommendations and may therefore be forced to scrap the program. Harris Corp., the contractor associated with this incompetently managed initiative, was awarded a $600 million contract to develop the handhelds and related software.

March 20, 2008 by in Hardware

Guy Kawasaki achieves tech support greatness

Guy Kawasaki achieves tech support greatness

What will those wild and crazy web 2.0 guys think of next? Guy Kawasaki, friendly proprietor of alltop.com, offered a MacBook Air loaner to one of his users -- all because the site was too slow on her iPhone. I believe this officially qualifies Guy as offering the best tech support in the known universe.

March 18, 2008 by in Hardware