Enterprise IT Adoption Cycle

by Volker Weber

More >

[Thanks, Hanno]

Comments

This is funny because it is true. When you see this happening think about what incentive there is for IT to embrace early adoption. Like most things in large organizations, IT is focused on minimizing risk - quite the opposite of early adoption. Bonuses and promotions are based on system reliability, integrity, security (maybe) and project success. Find a way to work new technology adoption into existing goals, such as demonstrating a significant cost savings, or introduce a new incentive like a user satisfaction rating. Or use the direct method, make it a project and then IT is forced to address it. Sometimes IT clings to the old, familiar way of doing things but a tangible incentive will convince it to move. Usually staff-level IT enjoys the challenges of working with the latest tech; they are not the source of risk aversion.

Josh Humphrey, 2012-08-15 05:53

I think that graphic is too optimistic. In the 7th sector should be a little bump - pilot abandoned and the line is flatter

Stephan H. Wissel, 2012-08-15 06:43

I think we are a little better than this - we really try ;)

Hubert Stettner, 2012-08-16 07:48

Recent comments

Otto Foerg on A few things I learned in Munich at 18:24
Volker Weber on A few things I learned in Munich at 16:33
Ben Poole on A few things I learned in Munich at 14:29
Otto Foerg on A few things I learned in Munich at 13:11
Andrew Magerman on 15,000 Steps Is the New 10,000 at 14:13
Roland Dressler on Galaxy S8 at 10:57
Craig Wiseman on Galaxy S8 at 16:35
Alexander Koch on The most ridiculed man on the planet at 13:12
Ragnar Schierholz on Galaxy S8 at 20:21
Daniel Meyer on Week 12/2017 #dontbreakthechain at 18:31
Kai Pahl on Galaxy S8 at 16:53
Hbert Stettner on Galaxy S8 at 16:48
Oliver Regelmann on Galaxy S8 at 16:32
Christopher Schmidt on Galaxy S8 at 13:48
Richard Kaufmann on Galaxy S8 at 13:17
Axel Borschbach on 15,000 Steps Is the New 10,000 at 09:07
Daniel Kirstenpfad on 15,000 Steps Is the New 10,000 at 08:30
Lucius Bobikiewicz on The most ridiculed man on the planet at 20:39
Hbert Stettner on The most ridiculed man on the planet at 14:43
Manfred Wiktorin on The most ridiculed man on the planet at 14:15
Andreas Pfau on A few thoughts on the new Apple products announced today at 20:47
Manfred Wiktorin on A few thoughts on the new Apple products announced today at 18:12
Chris Lindley on Apple acquires Workflow at 17:20
Volker Weber on Apple acquires Workflow at 16:17
Karl Heindel on Apple acquires Workflow at 14:04

Ceci n'est pas un blog

I explain difficult concepts in simple ways. For free, and for money. Clue procurement and bullshit detection.

vowe

Contact
Publications
Amazon Wish List
Frequently Asked Questions

rss feed  twitter  instagram

Local time is 20:36

visitors.gif