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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Profits Hurt When Raising VC Money

Profits Hurt When Raising VC Money

 This is off-topic, but too bizarre to avoid mention. From Paul Kedrosky:Being profitable too soon gives investors, rightly or wrongly, an idea of what the margins are on the business, as opposed to what they could be in some perfect world.

July 27, 2007 by in Tech Industry

Failing Before Starting

Failing Before Starting

Problems on many IT project failures can be traced back before the project even started. For example, we’ve all seen poorly-designed projects, that should never have seen the light of day.

December 21, 2006 by in Tech Industry

RED HERRING EAST 2007: Overview

RED HERRING EAST 2007: Overview

During the last two days, I attended the Red Herring East 2007 conference in Boston. Although not directly related to my usual project failures focus, it’s an important event that should be of interest to readers of this blog.

June 28, 2007 by in Tech Industry

Stating the Obvious?

Stating the Obvious?

According to KPMG, lots of IT projects fail as a result of poor management. From the article:KPMG International’s survey of 600 organisations across 22 countries revealed that 86% of respondents reported the loss of up to a quarter of their targeted benefits across their project portfolios.

April 19, 2006 by in Tech Industry

Sometimes the Obvious Needs to be Stated

Sometimes the Obvious Needs to be Stated

In a post titled IT project failures, Charlie Bess makes an insightful comment about a subject that should be obvious, but is often overlooked:Since the only reason the project exists is to achieve business benefits. Project managers need to have the business needs as the project objective.

April 20, 2006 by in Tech Industry