I've since found this simple question to be one of the sharpest and most often-used weapons in my CIO armoury.
The best thing is, the more people who use this question in their dealings, the better and more effective meetings and IT execution in general will become.
Geoff Lazberger is a former CIO for three separate corporations across investment banking, property development and hospitality. Email comments and feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org
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