What makes an effective business case?

by Paul Ramsay on 09/02/2016 10:00

When an organisation is making an investment decision for a project, they want confidence that the investment will deliver the benefits they are seeking. A business case sets out important information to help decision makers make the right investment decision for projects. However, the decision is only as good as the information that the business case provides. A better business case will lead to a better investment decision. To help your organisation deliver better business cases, in this Blab we discuss the question 'What makes an effective business case?'.

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Using Agile practices to manage project risk

by Brendon Livingstone on 09/09/2015 10:00


All projects have risks. The success of a project can often be dictated by how well the project team manages that risk.

Last month Equinox IT training partner and Certified Scrum Trainer Rowan Bunning delivered a webinar with us entitled Using Agile techniques to manage risk more effectively. The webinar covered a lot of ground and was very well received. In this article I summarise some of Rowan’s key takeaway messages.

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What makes a damn good solution architect?

by Mindi Clews on 06/06/2015 06:24

The role of solution architect has never been more important than it is today. We live in a world where change is rapid, technology is ubiquitous and systems are increasingly complex. Making the right technology decisions for your organisation for today and for the future can make the difference between success and irrelevance.

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Thriving in an increasingly digital economy with MIT CISR

by Paul Ramsay on 14/08/2013 09:40

Many of you will be aware of Equinox IT’s sponsorship of the MIT Center for Information Systems Research (CISR), based in Boston, Massachusetts. CISR conducts field-based research on issues related to the management and use of information technology in complex organisations.

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Lessons on becoming a digital organisation from MIT CISR summer session 2013

by Peter Ng on 26/06/2013 09:32

Equinox IT is the only New Zealand owned IT consultancy to sponsor the MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research (CISR). Each year we send one member of our team to the MIT CISR Summer Session in Boston, and this year I was lucky to have the opportunity to attend. The Summer Session was one week long and was held in the week of 17-21 June 2013.

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