CoffeeCAST – #52 – Consultant in the Middle

Welcome to the 52nd CoffeeCAST with Stephen Hayward of Project X Ltd.

Happy New Year and we are back on the air as it were.  I have asked Graham to join me while we talk a little about:

  1. Consultant in the Middle / Readiness
  1. Master Data Management (MDM – IBM, Oracle and Teradata)
  2. Moving data around costs money
  3. Business Intelligence Trends in 2008

Download 52_coffeecast_52_consultant_in_the_middle.mp3

Listen in and we hope you enjoy and more importantly, hope you join
in the conversation.  So drop a comment in the blog or send me an email
and share your thoughts on the topic.

The audiocast is available on iTunes (as a Podcast) or here for download.  Have a great day and join the conversation.

  1. Jim Reply

    When you find yourself in the middle, I think we need to reframe how we think about the situation. As Graham points out is the situation represents a great opportunity. The challenge is to improve the situation. As a good consultant you can assess what people are ready to do. If you can ellicit cooperation of the players, you can create real improvement that gives a success experince for everybody which will increase their readiness to make additional changes. Frustration is not constructive. Use the energy to increase your creativity to ellicit cooperation.

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