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Forrester webinar on IT to BT

George F. Colony (founder, Forrester Research, Inc) has been talking about the move from IT to BT for a while. Happy to let you know that Forrester's first webinar on the future of "IT" is finally here. It is titled "From IT To Business Technology — A View From Business Process And Application Development And Delivery Executives." Go to their website for more info: http://tinyurl.com/6eoygaw

Some of my own IT to BT presentations from the past ...
Academia Curious About Business TechnologyWith BT, Car-Maker's Software Spin-Off Can be Just as Innovative as the ParentBusiness Technology & The Power of InnovationEngineering Students Get a Sneak-Peek of the IT-to-BT MoveWhile Forrester's work covers BT management/governance, my work is focused on BT at software practice level.

Calling young innovators

A call to "Adopt a young innovator" in the book The Innovator's DNA has inspired me into action. I'd like to mentor one young innovator, drawing from my experience coming up with innovations, institutionalizing innovations, and delivering new value to customers (more).

I will choose and help one young person to "grow up acting different, thinking different, and, in the end, making a difference in a world bursting with complex, challenging problems."

If you are a young innovator who would like to use this opportunity, please write. You may either use the Comment option below or email me at PHenry08@gsb.Columbia.edu.