Executive Report

Post-Recovery ≠ Pre-Crash

Posted April 30, 2009 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies

Topic Summary

The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.

— L.P. Hartley, opening lines of The Go-Between (1953)

About The Author
Tom DeMarco
Tom DeMarco is a Cutter Consortium Fellow. He served on the Editorial Board of Cutter IT Journal (now Cutter Business Technology Journal) for more than 2 decades. Tom has been a frequent keynoter and moderator at Cutter Summits. Mr. DeMarco is a principal of the Atlantic Systems Guild. He was the winner of the 1986 Warnier Prize for "lifetime contribution to the field of computing" and the 1999 Wayne Stevens Prize for "contribution to software… Read More
Lou Mazzucchelli
Lou Mazzucchelli is a Fellow of Cutter's Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies and Data Analytics & Digital Technologies practices. He provides advisory services to technology and media companies. He will lend his broad expertise (and considerable wit) to Cutter Summit 2020 as its Moderator. Recently, Mr. Mazzucchelli was the coordinator of Bryant University’s Entrepreneurship Program, where he retooled and taught… Read More
Tim Lister
 Tim Lister is a Fellow of the Cutter Business Technology Council and a Senior Consultant with Cutter’s Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies and Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence practices. He is also a frequent keynoter and moderator of the Cutter Summit. Mr. Lister, who has more than 40 years of professional software development experience, consults, trains, and lectures at enterprises worldwide. He… Read More
Lynne Ellyn
Lynne Ellyn is a Fellow of the Cutter Business Technology Council and a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium's Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies practice. She retired in 2011 as the Senior VP and CIO at DTE Energy, a Detroit-based diversified energy company. During her 32 years in IT, Ms. Ellyn managed organizations with as many as 1,200 employees. She has deep experience with large established corporations, global… Read More
Robert Austin
Robert D. Austin is a Fellow of Cutter's Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies and Data Analytics & Digital Technologies practices. He is a former editor of Cutter Benchmark Review and a regular speaker at the annual Cutter Summit. Dr. Austin will facilitate the case study What Really Happened with GE’s Digital Transformation? at Cutter Summit 2020, October 19-20 in Waltham, MA. Dr. Austin is a professor of IT… Read More
Christine Davis
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