(Consumerization is the reorientation of product and service designs around the individual end user. The emergence of the individual consumer as the primary driver of product and service design originated from and is most commonly seen as a major IT industry shift, as large business and government organizations dominated the early decades of computer usage and development.)
Not sure it is possible to determine if a supplier is a 'full strategic partner' after a nine-month implementation of undifferentiated, commodity IT services.
Truly strategic partners inhabit and guide the enterprise architecture, core capabilities and transactional backbone, for example. That take three to five years or more to fully realize, not nine months.
Also, Google Docs, per se, does not offer an '...ability to eliminate unnecessary meetings.' Documents don't call unnecessary meetings, people do!
Anyway, despite the amicable hubris, its a big step towards the long-sought Grail of IT offerings and services - Enterprise Dial Tone.
- Change Agents WorldwideFounder, 2013 - presentBack in the business of changing the world of work. Smarter, stronger, and more focused on the end goal.
- The 2.0 Adoption Council | DGSocial Insurgent, 2009 - 2012I've been progressively working toward changing the world for the better via computer and communications technology since, well, I can remember. I created a brave consortium of G2000 social insurgents who worked to reinvent the large enterprise and sold it to Dachis Group in 2010.
- nGeneraChief Evangelist, 2007 - 2009Aspired to make a difference with social technology. nGenera morphed into Moxie Software.
- Ogilvy & MatherAccount SupervisorMadMen < Kind of sums up my experience at this venerable institution. BUT, best job in my life bar none. Some day I will write about it.
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