What Are the Most Common Mistakes CIOs Make During M&A?

Jan 15, 2018 | By Domenic Colasante
CIOs face major challenges during mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and failures occur for many reasons. But one thing is certain: too many failures are simply the result of a lack of planning and foresight. Here’s how CIOs can avoid making three of the most common mistakes.

Why You're Not In the Business of Running Data Centers (Unless You're Google)

Jan 8, 2018 | By Domenic Colasante
Is your IT organization optimized to deliver the most value, and are you positioned to drive business results and performance? If not, it might be time to get out of the business of running data centers.

Modernize While Maintaining: How to Minimize Technical Debt

Jan 2, 2018 | By Domenic Colasante
It’s possible to modernize while maintaining business as usual. How you structure your contracts will make all the difference.

What Does it Take to be a Best-in-class VMO?

Nov 29, 2017 | By Jeffery P. Romano
As companies come to rely more and more on their technology vendors on everything from simple turnkey systems to innovative bespoke solutions, relying on procurement alone will destroy more value than it creates. Isn't it time to rethink the role of the VMO for the digital age?

Disrupting the IT Management Consulting Market

Nov 21, 2017 | By Jeff Vail
An open letter from CEO Jeff Vail to WGroup clients, employees, and peers about how WGroup is doing, and where the firm is heading

What Do You Need to Develop a Good Technology Integration Plan?

Nov 15, 2017 | By Keith Chappell
For M&A to be successful, a good technology integration plan is vital. Between 70%-90% of M&As fail for one reason or another, and when it comes to IT integration, most complications boil down to the fact that companies often implement technologies in vastly different ways. But how do you develop a good technology integration plan?

Why So Many IT Organizations are Stuck in the Past

Nov 7, 2017 | By Doug Smith
It all boils down to one question: What is IT’s role in business today? Industries are being disrupted at alarming rates, and companies cannot afford to ignore the possibility that theirs will be next. Businesses will have to evolve and adapt to defend against its technology-driven competitors, and in turn become the tech-driven competitor in its market.

CIO Review Recognizes WGroup as Most Promising IT Service Management Solution Provider

Nov 6, 2017 | By Jeff Vail
CIO Review magazine recently named WGroup to their 2017 list of “20 Most Promising IT Service Management Solution Providers”. The panelists believed our focus on run optimization was exceptional among consulting firms, and that our data-driven, business-first perspective on optimizing IT was essential to elevating the maturity of service delivery and service management within organizations.

Are Your End User Services Best-in-Class?

Nov 6, 2017 | By Rick Letourneau
For IT organizations, modernizing end user services (EUS) is vitally important for digital transformation. WGroup shares what best-in-class EUS looks like with 13 strategies to transform end user service delivery, spanning help desks, service desks, and BYOD strategies.

The Shared Services Roadmap: How to Drive Efficiency and Reduce Cost

Jun 1, 2017 | By Alan Rouse
To begin taking advantage of the many benefits of shared services, companies must understand the challenges associated with transformation. It is important to validate that the strategy will provide business value and not introduce additional complexity. This requires a thorough understanding of the organization’s needs and the systems and processes necessary to implement them.