Opinion / Thought Leadership

I truly enjoy writing op-eds and thought leadership pieces. While some approach the issue head-on, others provide the opportunity to present a point-of-view creatively, like the piece on succession in Family Business Magazine. I've written them for various clients and also under my own name when I worked in the compliance space. 

What does Whitefish deserve?

It’s an important question. Especially these days as Whitefish grows exponentially and garners national media attention. We’re certainly not the first such community to struggle with growth issues — density, traffic, environmental impact, housing costs. And we won’t be the last. But each of these communities — including Whitefish — really has only one chance to get it right. To preserve their community’s essence and quality of life. Our chance is now. Whitefish deserves better.

A Report from the Front: Transforming IT to Enable Business Strategy

Technology is transforming at a faster pace than ever. As leaders of the IT function, we need to think of ourselves as innovators and change agents –as enablers of business strategy –rather than order takers or cost centres. As a starting point, we need to grasp and articulate the nuances of business strategy, then engineer solutions that deliver on that strategy. In order for IT to lead, business and IT strategy must align. Business strategy should not be hindered by the limitations of existing technology, but rather technology must bring business strategy to life,