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Jon Strande


Great post! I think companies should start a mentoring program - pair up business & tech folks and let them teach each other. The results could be amazing!


Ankur Katiyar

Great thought!! Technology and Business must marry and offsprings will be far more evolved......But unfortunately, both Technology and Business remain divorced from each other.



I hadnt thought about extending the marry metaphor.

You are right. Most business and technology groups are divorced, and along with divorce comes feelings of bitterness and anger.

Anjuan Simmons

Do you know of any organizations that have created a new business unit that combines IT and business functions?


I can't think of any organizations that have combined IT and business groups. Creative companies like IDEO tend to have multidisciplinary groups.

It's more important to make sure you have people trained in both areas and then be flexible how you use the talent.


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