Board level decisions on IT are proving to be constantly challenging for both sides.
Why is the relationship between the suits in the boardroom and the boffins in the IT department so often characterised by confusion, misunderstanding and frustration on both sides? Why don't the suits get excited by the possibilities of IT? Why can't the techies understand the commercial imperative?
With IT failures often boiling down to people issues, managers are encouraged to come to the free Management Today breakfast debate on why bosses and IT types really need to talk more.