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Follow-up: How to run your IS department

Some of my friends told me that they enjoyed my blog posting titled "How to run your IS department", although I did hear a consistent message in their feedback. While they seemed to agree with the content of my posting, the general sense was that it sounded like I was complaining without offering any concrete solutions. Well, I'm glad to say that I already had solutions in mind when I made the original posting. Let me start of by saying that I'm not claiming that these ideas are 100% mine because they're not. Rather, they mostly stem from other sources that I have gleaned over the past year while trying to learn more about Scrum and other best practices. Never the less they will help any leaders that are trying to improve how IS is viewed by their organization. Get People Outside of IS to Sponsor Your Projects In Scrum that is the role of the Product Owner. IS rarely creates projects solely for themselves; rather the project has some value to the bus