Adam.Stanley

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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.

Articles by Adam.Stanley

Purging overused buzzwords from the lexicon
Tech Matters

Purging overused buzzwords from the lexicon

Business has always been plagued by jargon and buzzwords. They’re everywhere...and that's before you even get to all those texting abbreviations. SMH!
December 12, 2017
The slippery slope of getting what we pay for
Tech Matters

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.
November 9, 2017
Leading change in the digital age
Tech Matters

Leading change in the digital age

More than ever before, all business sectors must track and manage the coming magnitude of change or find themselves paying the high price of ignorance
October 20, 2017
Effective partnerships drive innovation
Tech Matters

Effective partnerships drive innovation

By collaborating with smart organizations of all sizes, corporations drive productivity gains both for their customers and for their own professionals. It’s a win-win for all parties.
September 18, 2017
Tech Matters

Do IT like Darwin

Darwin died in 1882. But if you read Darwin’s writings and follow his broader patterns of thinking, there are a lot of lessons you could adopt for business in a very different time. rn
September 1, 2017