Having been burnt by high failure rates using outsourcing, IT leaders are looking for options. Root cause analysis has determined that beyond money there needs...
Author - Dr. Wendell Jones
Dr. Jones is Chief Executive of the Society for Information Management (SIM). SIM is the professional association for chief information officers and other senior IT executives. Immediately prior to assuming the SIM position, he was an outsourcing consultant and a management professor. His previous senior IT management positions include Senior Vice President, NASD/NASDAQ Stock Market; Vice President, Compaq Computer Corporation; General Manager, McDonnell Douglas Information Services Company; and Chair of the Computer Science Faculty at West Point. He served in the military from second lieutenant to full colonel, including two combat tours in Vietnam.
His education includes a post-doctoral fellowship in computer science at Cornell University, both a Ph.D. and MBA in business from the University of Georgia, and a BS in education from the University of Arkansas. He is a graduate of the Industrial College of the Armed Forces and the US Army War College.
He is the author and co-author of a number of management and IT articles and an IT outsourcing book by Prentice Hall and recently issued in Chinese. Wendell is frequently invited to speak at conferences. He appeared in a CNBC business special and has been quoted in business publications, including The Economist, Business Week, Investors Business Daily, Wall Street Journal and Fortune.
Dr. Jones has consulted to private and public-sector organizations worldwide, including the governments of China and Jordan. With a leading profile as a management practitioner and outsourcing thought leader, he has managed a number of large organizations, including global delivery of outsourcing services for Digital Equipment Corporation and Compaq Computer Corporation with 2400 worldwide employees. He has received a number of industry awards and the military Legion of Merit and Bronze stars.