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Stop Asking the Wrong Questions

The Western Energy Institute’s Annual Meeting in Carlsbad, California had (as usual) great programming on the future of the utilities industry. The opening keynote speaker, Disney’s former head of... […]

Getting things done: 5 common organizational roadblocks

I’ve worked in corporate America for nearly 20 years — both on the inside (in IT and line of business functions) and the outside (as a consultant) — and one thing has been true for those two decades:... […]

Are You Paying Your Consultants to Learn on the Job?

Recently I read an article in Harvard Business Review titled How Consultants Project Expertise and Learn at the Same Time. The authors focused on how young management consultants (typically used by... […]

Why a Specialist is Preferable to a Big Four Consultancy in the Content Management Space

In my role at Doculabs I help current and prospective clients scope out new initiatives. I’m partially a pre-sales resource. But I also work on our delivery team to make sure that the work we deliver... […]

Everything You Know About Selecting Enterprise Software Is Wrong: Here’s How To Do It Right

As both a buyer and as a consultant, I’ve been involved in software selection for 18 years, helping buyers find the right product for their needs. I’ve seen CIOs make snap decisions with little to no... […]

When You Should Hire a Consultant

Data – whether structured or unstructured – is the most important asset for any business. Whether you decide to handle your information management project with internal resources or hire an outside... […]

Case Study: Strategy for Improved Data Governance

Doculabs helps healthcare insurance provider improve the security of its sensitive, high-risk data by developing an Enterprise Data Retention Governance and Archiving Program to be implemented across... […]

How to Succeed in Consulting: It's All About the Client Love

A version of this post originally appeared on the CMSWire blog. […]

Why Steve Jobs Was Wrong about Consulting

Steve Jobs was famous for panning the consulting industry. He wasn't always right. There are lots of consultants that provide value to their clients. […]

Video: Doculabs CEO James Watson Celebrates His Birthday

Doculabs CEO and Founder James Watson celebrates his 53rd birthday in his own unique way! […]