IT Management Slideshow: 8 Things Business Hates About IT

By Edward Cone  |  Posted 01-05-2010

8 Things Business Hates About IT

Line leaders hate when IT is overly bureaucratic and control oriented.

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IT leaders hate when the business makes half-baked requests and is clueless about impact.

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Line leaders hate when IT consists of condescending techies who don't listen.

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IT leaders hate when the business treats IT professionals like untrustworthy servant-genies.

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Line leaders hate when IT is reactive rather than proactive.

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IT leaders hate when the business develops plans without including IT.

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Line leaders hate when IT proposes "deluxe" when "good enough" will do.

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IT leaders hate when the business focuses on costs and not value.

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Line leaders hate when IT doesn't deliver on time.

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IT leaders hate when the business changes its mind all the time.

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Line leaders hate when IT doesn't understand the true needs of the business.

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IT leaders hate when the business wants it all - right now - regardless of ROI.

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Line leaders hate when IT doesn't support innovation.

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IT leaders hate when the business isn't IT-smart and doesn't use or understand IT systems.

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Line leaders hate when IT inhibits business change.

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IT leaders hate when the business is never satisfied with IT.

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