The slippery slope of getting what we pay for

Too often egos, along with deeply ingrained attitudes about money, superiority and quality make it very difficult to stand back and clearly evaluate performance and outcomes.
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Adam L. Stanley is a technology and operations leader with over 20 years of experience driving change through innovation. In his several C-level roles to date, he has led significant technology transformations and strategic cost reductions through contract rationalization, shared services, offshoring, and outsourcing. He is also very active in the startup and accelerator communities, serving on Advisory or Governing Boards of multiple organizations.

From a scope perspective, he has held responsibility for managing technology budgets over £350 Million ($550 Million) and technology organizations of over 1,200 people, with an additional significant level of offshore and outsourced resources. He has integrated and divested small, medium and large acquisitions.

Adam maintains another blog, Connections, on life, leadership and technology. His blogs are his personal views and not that of his current or past employers.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Adam L. Stanley and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.