Panel Discussion: How Your IT Culture Affects Your Ability to Innovate

IT is caught in an interesting paradox in today's world. 

  1. Keep all data, systems, safe, secure, stable, and operating at low cost.
  2. Accelerate innovation so that the business is more responsive and agile, and more profitable.

Many good IT leaders take time to craft a strategy to address this paradox, yet often overlook the critical impact of their IT culture on that strategy.  Peter Drucker is alleged to have said: "Culture eats strategy for breakfast."  What does that mean, and why is it important?

In this session the panel, and audience, will consider: