If you want to transform IT, start with finance ↦
This is a follow-up blog post to Ship It! #6 Money flows rule everything
- To achieve anything significant you need funding
- To get funding you need to persuade the people with the money to part with it
- To persuade the people with the money, you need to understand what they value
- To understand what they value, you need to understand how their cash flows work
- To understand how their cash flow works, you need to understand
- your customers/clients and how and why they part with their money
- the legal and regulatory constraints on your business and how it operates
The rest gets even better. It was great to read your follow-up thoughts, Ian! 👍🏻
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This got popular! Some good Hacker News comments 👀
Gene Kim’s reply is worth highlighting.
Jerod co-hosts The Changelog, crashes JS Party, and takes out the trash (his old code) once in awhile.
Hah, nice! @feross submits many (all?) of our news links to HN 😆