As Jim says, “I was brought in as CIO for this investment bank in Boston and they were growing like a weed. Governed by three partners, none of the executives would talk to each other.
As Kirby says, “When the day to day organizational structure gets in the way of accomplishing important projects, we often create cross-functional teams to drive break-through change.
David Saul suggests the executive sponsor build an environment of mutual respect.
It is rare that IT will be given a project to do without a study that resulted in a good ROI.
As Raj Nathan says, “One of my main principles in signing up to be an executive sponsor is to make sure that I can add value to the project team.