Michael Bertha

Michael Bertha

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Michael Bertha is a Vice President at Metis Strategy, a strategy and management consulting firm specializing in the intersection of business strategy and technology. Michael is the Head of the firm's Central Office, where he advises Fortune 500 CIOs and Digital executives on the role that technology plays in differentiating the customer experience, developing new products & services, unlocking new business models, and improving organizational operations. Prior to joining Metis Strategy, Michael spent 9 years in the IT Strategy practice at Deloitte Consulting, where he focused on working with senior leadership teams across several industries on strategic, IT-enabled business transformations. Michael has an MBA from Cornell University, and a master’s degree in the Management of IT from the University of Virginia.

Articles by Michael Bertha

Data governance at the speed of business
IDG TECHtalk Voices

Data governance at the speed of business

Follow these three steps to develop and mobilize a data governance program that can fuel enterprise-wide transformation.
February 25, 2022
Solving the IT capacity conundrum: 4 steps to data-driven expectation management
IDG TECHtalk Voices

Solving the IT capacity conundrum: 4 steps to data-driven expectation management

The secret to IT capacity management is not mathematical rigor but emotional discipline. It’s about keeping your eye on the ball and accepting that broad strokes are enough to get you there. A lightweight model will usually do the trick and has several advantages.
October 22, 2021
AI-first or nothing
IDG TECHtalk Voices

AI-first or nothing

5 steps to AI transformation and survival
September 21, 2020
Crossing the project-to-product chasm
IDG TECHtalk Voices

Crossing the project-to-product chasm

Most IT organizations have honed their ability to deliver projects when the scope and desired outcome are static, but struggle when priorities shift or are not clearly defined. Several leading IT organizations have turned to product-based IT to cut through this ambiguity and elevate their role from service provider to business partner.
May 1, 2020
Creating a new funding model for product-based IT
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Creating a new funding model for product-based IT

Shifting from project-based funding to product team-based funding is a major cultural and operational change – but can result in better relationships with business partners, and less expensive, more efficient ways to deliver higher-quality products.
February 21, 2020