> What would you do (or have done) if you could to make your > MIS the best technical and service delivery entitiy in > your eyes as well as in the eyes of your users? I am > interested in both AS/400 Centric as well as related > products and platforms. I would ask my customers (the departments) the very same question you just asked the list. The "Who: who measures whether or not I am the best technical & service delivery entity is my customers, so I would ask them what they thought the definition is. And then I would listen intently to their replies. If experience serves me, I would expect their replies to fall into two broad categories - the evolutionary (incremental) changes that you can implement this month, and the revolutionary, wild, and preposterous ideas that seem like they are in deep space and would take for ever to get done (if you could fund them). I would start implementing the evolutionary changes today. And start planning for how to implement the most revolutionary changes as soon as their cost/benefit analysis _approaches_ alignment - but never take my off of the revolutionary. Oh, and as for products - I would rush right out and get a first class iSeries Security application from a first class company like PowerTech <smile>. jte -- John Earl | Chief Technology Officer The PowerTech Group 19426 68th Ave. S Seattle, WA 98032 (253) 872-7788 ext. 302 john.earl@xxxxxxxxxxxxx www.powertech.com This email message and any attachments are intended only for the use of the intended recipients and may contain information that is privileged and confidential. If you are not the intended recipient, any dissemination, distribution, or copying is strictly prohibited. If you received this email message in error, please immediately notify the sender by replying to this email message, or by telephone, and delete the message from your email system. -- > -----Original Message----- > From: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l- > bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Mike Berman > Sent: Wednesday, October 06, 2004 9:05 AM > To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion > Subject: MIS Departmental improvements > > > > > What would you do (or have done) if you could to make your > MIS the best technical and service delivery entitiy in > your eyes as well as in the eyes of your users? I am > interested in both AS/400 Centric as well as related > products and platforms. > > > > > > --------------------------------- > Do you Yahoo!? > vote.yahoo.com - Register online to vote today! > -- > This is the Midrange Systems Technical Discussion > (MIDRANGE-L) mailing list > To post a message email: MIDRANGE-L@xxxxxxxxxxxx > To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, > visit: > http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/midrange-l > or email: MIDRANGE-L-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx > Before posting, please take a moment to review the > archives > at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l.
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