C'mon, IT Leaders. Take a Chance!

Harvard Business Review

Adoption risk: Adopting technologies or responding to market, business, and technology trends too quickly or too slowly; reactively or over thought, without considering how non-technical implications or unintended consequences contribute adoption risk. Businesses mostly seek to avoid risk.

Businesses Are Getting Used to the Consistently Inconsistent Economy

Harvard Business Review

On one hand, there are wars, terror, market crashes, bailouts, budget crises, cliffs, and sequesters. This is part of the reason that the stock market, which used to move a fraction of a percent each day, now shifts in record swings with increasing volume. Business owners often pull back when faced with challenges like political instability, market inconsistency, and fluctuating consumer confidence. Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp.