jim sanders IT




About Jim

Jim is an IT executive with extensive experience as a systems and applications development leader in retail, manufacturing and service-related industries. He has directed teams of technical and business unit representatives through full system life cycle projects including

  • Software development and maintenance
  • Deployment initiatives as a result of mergers and acquisitions
  • Customer relationship management and vendor management of outsourced resources

While Jim’s educational background is in business administration, his technical career has included technologies in mainframe, distributed systems, client-server and web applications.


Recent Blog Posts

Slow Down to Speed Up

One of the curses those with my T-Shaped interests suffer is that often I will come across topics that grab my attention and temporarily distract me. However, I’ll generally explore these and consider how to put the concepts into action in the context of IT...

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Make a Little Change to Spur Innovation

As I mentioned in this post, one of my favorite ways to stay current is by listening to podcasts. One of my favorite podcasts is Freakonomics Radio, created by Stephen Dubner and Steve Levitt. The podcast was created after their popular Freakonomics series books....

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Bimodal IT — Can One CIO Serve Two Modes?

Around the start of 2014, Gartner began introducing the term bimodal IT as a new model of IT management and/or project differentiation. The term and concept has met with some resistance and skepticism; just Google the term and you’ll find articles like this one, which...

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