Development cycle: time to develop/deploy IT internally
Technology cycle: time external technology becomes available, updated, or obsolete
The challenge: in using IT to support business goals, you have to deal with business, development, and technology cycles, which are rarely in sync.
Webster is Principal and Founder at at Bruce F. Webster & Associates LLC. He works with organizations to help them evaluate troubled or failed information technology (IT) projects, or to assess IT systems and products for possible investment/acquisition. He has also worked in several dozen legal cases as a consultant and as a testifying expert, both in the United States and Japan.