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  • Strategy Direction

    Why Your SMART Goals Aren't Working: The Key to More Successful Projects

    Recently, my husband and I were eating lunch at our kitchen island on an unseasonably warm Saturday afternoon in February. We decided we should take advantage of the 45 degree day in the middle of an Iowa winter to go on a walk. We agreed that we’d head to a...
  • An image of a rollercoaster, representing the management of technology lifecycle

    Technology Lifecycle Management

    TLM Vision Source Allies partners with companies who want to adopt a long-term, strategic, methodology that aligns technology, services, and the management of the IT infrastructure to business objectives. Implementing a TLM process, beginning with a baseline of the current technology stack / Enterprise Architecture, leads to intentional cost savings and risk reduction...
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    Lean Service Management

    The featured company is a globally distributed organization. Prior to its consolidation, IT services were site specific, resulting in inconsistent services and expectations across locations. With IT consolidation, we brought together diverse groups with no common culture. IT needed to have standards and ownership put in place around process and...