The Evolution of IT Strategy

Mar 16, 2018 | By Keith Chappell
Today, the line between IT strategy and business strategy is blurring. But how did IT get here, where is it heading, and why is a business-driven IT strategy more important than ever? We take a look back at the evolution of the IT strategy through the decades.

How Do IT Leaders Ensure a Successful DevOps Implementation?

Mar 1, 2018 | By Domenic Colasante
When fully realized, DevOps increases the speed and efficiency of IT service delivery. Here are 11 ways to ensure a successful implementation.

A Broken Contract Is Not A Life Sentence

Feb 27, 2018 | By Domenic Colasante
A faulty contract doesn’t have to spell doom for all parties involved. With a strategic reworking of terms and a commitment to accountability, IT organizations can turn an albatross around their necks into an invaluable asset.

Why do IT Leaders Need Application Portfolio Rationalization?

Feb 8, 2018 | By Domenic Colasante
How do you slash IT spend and modernize as part of business as usual? The answer: application portfolio rationalization.

The Silicon Review Recognizes upGrow as One of the 50 Leading Companies of 2017

Jan 17, 2018 | By Domenic Colasante
We’re proud to be leading the IT staffing space and solving one of the biggest challenges for clients in realizing a transformation outcome: recruiting the right people with new skills and capabilities.

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